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Cheaper Than Therapy

Jul

17

Written by: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services Associate As a child, do you remember the excitement of getting a new coloring book and box of crayons? Wasn’t it fun spending time absorbed in color selection and creativity? As an adult does work, meetings, traffic, bills etc… leave you feeling stressed? Interested in getting to get a […]

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Pretty Wreaths are in at the Cummer Shop!

Apr

16

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services Have you ever thought about the symbolism of the wreath? Did you know that many years ago people in Europe would put wreaths on their doors to identify their home in the same manner that house numbers are used today? Each house would have a different wreath made of […]

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Set in Stone

Mar

17

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services What do the Biltmore Garden Collection, Galloway Garden Collection, and historic Charleston Collection have in common with the Cummer Museum? Your first guess might be the beautifully landscaped gardens and flowering plants. However, it is also an assortment of unique stone pieces. For the past 16 years Unique Stone […]

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The Cummer Shop is Blooming for Garden Month

Feb

24

written by: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services Associate How many of you can recall the nursery rhyme Mary Mary Quite Contrary? Imagine how beautiful Mary’s garden would look today if she purchased her gardening supplies at the Cummer Shop. Enjoy pursuing the wide variety of gardening accessories on display. Beautifully packaged in contemporary art envelopes Hudson […]

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It’s All About Interpretation

Feb

06

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitors Services Associate Abstract expression Brushwork Surrealism Technique Representation Alteration Cubism Thought provoking Albers Rothko-Richter Theodoros Stamos       Ready to view the new exhibition Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell? Step back, reflect, and interpret! After viewing the exhibition stop by […]

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Don’t forget your 4-legged kids!

Dec

12

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services Associate                 Dear Santa, When you’re making your list and checking it twice please know that I have been your faithful friend and companion. There are some “woof”derful things I would love to find in my stocking Christmas morning. Using Jax and […]

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