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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art on a riverfront campus offers more than 95,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

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LifeSouth Community Blood Centers Blood Drive

Dec

10

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is partnering with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for a blood drive on Saturday, December 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A LifeSouth blood mobile will be stationed in the Museum’s side lot, at the corner of Post and Riverside, and blood donors will receive a free admission pass to the Museum to be used that day or on a future visit.

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The Museum Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Nov

27

Nearly a billion people live with a disability – that is just about 15% of the world’s population! This is a population that often faces many challenges and barriers in their everyday lives that others do not.  The Cummer Museum believes that art is for all people and constantly looks for ways to remove barriers and ease challenges for persons with disabilities to engage with and to create art.

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Welcome Kim Kuta Dring!

Sep

28

Kim Kuta Dring recently joined the Cummer Museum team as Director of Education, overseeing the school, adult, family, outreach, and docent programs as well as Museum Education staff.

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Ric Goodman and John Hurtubise

Sep

26

For more than 30 years, Ric Goodman and John Hurtubise have supported the Museum as attendees of events, such as exhibition openings, the Cummer Ball, and Garden Concerts. However, it was not until about six years ago, when Ric’s granddaughter attended Camp Cummer, that they decided to become more deeply engaged.

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The Cummer Shop and VIELÄ Jewelry – The Boxwood Collection

Sep

20

In September 2017, Hurricane Irma devastated areas of the Florida coast. In particular, the Cummer Museum suffered extensive damage to their historic gardens. During the storm surge, the river is estimated to have risen four feet, causing flooding that lasted up to 24 hours. The salinity of the water devastated all the living matter and the gardens were closed indefinitely.

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The Green Wall in the Cummer Café

Aug

14

Featured in many iconic cities, Green Walls are taking urban art to the next level—and one of them has arrived at the Cummer Museum!

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