Cummer Resources

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.

Art »
Upcoming Exhibitions
Past Exhibitions
European Collection
American Collection
Meissen Porcelain Collection
Antiquities
Special Collections
Gardens »
Upper Garden
English Garden
Olmsted Garden
Italian Garden
Season Highlights
Garden Ornaments
Education »
Art Connections
Classes
Tours
Programs
For Teachers
For Kids
Docents
Get Involved »
Join the Cummer
Benefits and Levels
Membership Groups
Our Partners
Make A Donation
Volunteer Opportunities
Internships
Employment
Archive | Behind the Scenes RSS feed for this section

Docent Training Program Recruitment

Aug

23

Each year, more than 22,000 students from local schools are inspired by the wonders of the galleries, gardens, and studios at the Cummer Museum. School tours…

Comments { 0 }

“Ink, Silk, and Gold” at the Cummer Shop

Jun

29

The exhibition catalogue for Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is now available in the Cummer Shop.

Comments Off on “Ink, Silk, and Gold” at the Cummer Shop

Affinity Group Update – Cummer Amelia

Jun

29

Congratulations to Cummer Amelia, the Museum’s affinity group on Amelia Island, for raising more support for the Museum this year than ever before. From developing new partnerships, to strengthening the connection with local residents, and executing successful events and programs, Cummer Amelia has contributed more than $35,000 to the Museum from their activities and raised more than $53,000 from in-kind support.

Comments Off on Affinity Group Update – Cummer Amelia

Happy Birthday to Janet Fish, Painter of ‘After a Wedding’ from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

May

18

Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 18, 1938, Janet Fish was raised on the island of Bermuda and came from a family of artists. Her grandfather, Clark Vorhees, was an American Impressionist painter, while her father was an art history teacher, and her mother, Florence Whistler Fish, was a sculptor and potter. Fish knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue the visual arts. She was talented in ceramics—having access to her mother’s kiln—and initially intended to be a sculptor.

Comments Off on Happy Birthday to Janet Fish, Painter of ‘After a Wedding’ from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Cummer Museum Junior Docents

May

02

The Junior Docents of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens are students in the sixth through twelfth grades. Each school year they contribute hours to the Museum and the community. They participate in varied learning experiences and create an exhibition consisting of their original work.

Comments Off on Cummer Museum Junior Docents

Thanks to Florida Blue Volunteers!

May

02

Thank you to the Florida Blue Volunteers who offered their support on April 24 here at the Museum in order ensure the success of the 2017 Very Special Arts (VSA) Festival.

Comments Off on Thanks to Florida Blue Volunteers!