Appleton Museum of Art

4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470 - United States

352-291-4455

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The Appleton Museum of Art’s permanent collection of approximately 18,500 objects includes European, American, Asian, African, Contemporary and pre-Columbian art and artifacts, along with a series of temporary, special exhibitions presented throughout the year. The Appleton's always-open Artspace features artmaking activities for all ages.

Exhibits

"A Breeze Through Fertile Gardens: Paintings and Drawings by Andrew M. Grant"
Andrew Grant’s paintings are inspired by the four elements; earth, air, fire and water. His current work explores how women interact with these elements, using the idea and symbolism of a garden to tie the concepts together. His representational works integrate surrealism, myth and legend to depict women in meditative states that invite the viewer into the narrative.

"Alison Saar: Works from the Permanent Collection"
This exhibition of printed works from the permanent collection by internationally acclaimed artist Alison Saar incorporate both spiritual and political themes. Not one to shy away from
difficult subjects, Saar commonly explores topics such as race, historical biases and gender, challenging viewers in exciting ways, describing her work as “refined savagery.”

"Countenance: Reimagining Portraiture"
A selection of works from the permanent collection that spans centuries of portraiture and examine the ancient tradition of portrait-making through a new lens. Drawn from the permanent collection, the show includes myriad cultures, time periods and mediums to offer new perspectives on the definition of portraiture.

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