interior lobby foyer with escalators at appleton museum of art ocala
front exterior with fountain pool at appleton museum of art ocala
colorful framed pieces of art in a corridor at appleton museum of art ocala

Overview

The Appleton Museum of Art at the College of Central Florida in Ocala Florida is one of the South’s premier art museums and a leading cultural institution. The 81,610 square foot museum features 30,000 square feet of permanent gallery space, a 4,000 foot exhibition gallery, 250 seat auditorium, library, art studio and courtyard cafe. The Appleton Museum was  generously built by Arthur I. Appleton to house his permanent art collection. The permanent collection includes over 18,000 objects including European, American, Asian, African, Contemporary, and pre-Columbian art and artifacts.