Appleton Museum of Art
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.