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Grandpa’s Cough Medicine Updates Name Ahead of Garden Concert

Jun

18

WRITTEN BY: EMILY WATERS, MARKETING INTERN David Bowie once said “Every time I’ve made a radical change it’s helped me feel buoyant as an artist,” and we are sure Brett Bass and Melted Plectrum would agree with Bowie on this. The band, formerly known as Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, has changed their name and is moving […]

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The Cummer Museum Lends Artwork to New Exhibition at Norman Rockwell Museum

Jun

07

WRITTEN BY: SAMANTHA AHNEN, MARKETING INTERN The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is thrilled to be part of an upcoming exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum, located in Stockwell, Massachusetts. The exhibition, titled Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition, examines the influence of European painting styles on great American […]

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The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Welcomes Bob Colacello for a Lecture on the Pope of Pop

May

29

WRITTEN BY: EMILY WATERS, MARKETING INTERN Did you know that Bob Colacello, one of New York’s most eccentric and interesting personalities, will be presenting a lecture at the Museum on July 19 about Andy Warhol? Born in 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, Colacello started his career while still a student at Columbia University’s Graduate School […]

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November Garden Reconstruction Update

Dec

12

The upper tier of all three gardens reopened on November 11 – the Museum’s 56th anniversary! Although the lower spaces must continue to stay closed, you will be able to visit the Cummer Oak and see Diana of the Hunt and some of our other sculptures.

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October is Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month

Sep

30

October marks Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month in museums and cultural institutions around the world. In contribution to the effort to raise awareness of disability, accessibility, and inclusion, the Cummer Museum displays its annual exhibition of artwork from the Women of Vision program during this month. Installed in the Museum’s Art Connections area, the show is open to the public and features works in of printmaking, ceramics, painting, and sculpture.

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Painting Conservation Efforts at the Cummer Museum

Sep

29

As part of the Museum’s commitment to preserve the permanent collection for future generations, conservation needs are assessed annually. Thanks to a donation from Jim and Joan Van Vleck, the Museum was able to undertake an assessment of the painting collection, treatment of four works, as well as the restoration of the English Garden’s center mosaic […]

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