A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition

  • Date: 11/08/22
  • Location: Appleton Museum of Art

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holidays in the annual “A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family’s Holiday Exhibition.”

This beloved display adorns the first floor of the museum with themed trees from the collection of Ocala cardiologist Dr. Paul Urban, his wife, Joyce, and daughters, Katie, Kristie, Kassie and Karlie. In addition to ornately decorated trees, see the architecture, customs and history of Victorian England come alive in the popular Dickens Village miniature. Also on display, an extensive collection of nutcrackers from all around the world features handmade Byers’ Choice caroler dolls.

The display is different every year. We encourage you to visit even if you’ve enjoyed this display in the past, and to bring your holiday guests.

Community Day
Saturday, December 3
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
We invite the community for a day of holiday magic! Admission is free all day to see “A Dickens Christmas,” the permanent collection galleries, and special exhibitions of cut-paper art by Hiromi Mizugai Moneyhun and collages by Debora Gregor. Visit the Artspace for holiday crafts. Closer to the event date, additional activities will be announced.


Noon-5 p.m.


10 a.m.-5 p.m.

* We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Upcoming Dates:

  • Thursday, December 1
  • Friday, December 2
  • Saturday, December 3
  • Sunday, December 4
  • Tuesday, December 6
  • Wednesday, December 7
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Friday, December 9
  • Saturday, December 10
  • Sunday, December 11
A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition Map


4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, Florida 34470

Phone: (352) 291-4455