Appleton Artspace reopens on June 1

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Posted May 19, 2021 |

 The Appleton Museum of Art will reopen the Artspace on June 1 after temporarily closing due to COVID-19 health and safety measures.

Funded by Daniel M and Mary B. Kraus, the Artspace engages adults and children in hands-on art experiences through colorful activity stations and projects that promote the understanding of art.

“The Artspace anchors the eastern end of the Appleton and is deeply rooted in our community as a creative nexus for young and old, alike,” said Jason Steuber, Appleton director.

Visitors can build with Lego, draw on the glass wall and paint. The Artspace also features a toddler play area and a library of children’s art books.

“Projects and activities change throughout the year introducing a wide variety of artists and art-making techniques to our visitors. The Artspace is not just for children, but for all ages, and helps adults remember the joy of art,” said Hollis Mutch a museum educator.

The Artspace is available free for Appleton members and included with the museum admission fee for nonmembers. For the rest of the year, admission is free to the Appleton and the Artspace on the first Saturday of each month.

Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required for all staff and visitors ages 5 and older.

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