Appleton Museum of Art
4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470 - United States
The Appleton Museum of Art’s permanent collection of approximately 18,000 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 has an always-open ARTSpace with art-making activities for all ages, as well as studio art spaces for classes and workshops.
Flamenco: From Spain to the U.S.
Through May 24, 2020
This festive and multi-dimensional exhibition explores the origins, infl uences, development and appreciation of Flamenco as a highly respected art form on the world stage. Shaped over centuries by a multitude of cultural and regional infl uences including Roman, Sephardic, Arabic and Andalusian, Flamenco became a folkloric art form that began among the Gypsy people of Spain. Featuring approximately 140 objects dating from the late 19th century to the present, this exhibition focuses on the folkloric roots of Flamenco, tracing its history as it was transformed into a performance art.
This exhibition has been organized by the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico and is circulating through GuestCurator Traveling Exhibitions.
At Home and the World: Photographs by Billy Joe Hoyle
Through June 21, 2020
Photographer Billy Joe Hoyle has spent the last two decades traveling the world and documenting diverse customs, beliefs and lifestyles. Every country has its own identity. “At Home and the World” is a collection of environmental portraits that explores these differences. In his typical street photographer style, Hoyle’s photographs are unexpected encounters that give an accurate and authentic look into the lives of his subjects.
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