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Pretty Wreaths are in at the Cummer Shop!



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



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



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



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!



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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Champagne and Shopping: Gift Guide



The Cummer Museum’s annual Champagne and Shopping event is happening this Wednesday, December 3rd and Thursday, December 4th, with extended shop hours on Wednesday (open till 7 p.m.). Plus, shopping is some much better with a glass of complimentary bubbly in hand! Make sure to come by and check out all the wonderful, unique gifts […]

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