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#5WomenArtists – Elizabeth Gulland

Mar

02

Elizabeth Gulland was a talented painter and a gifted engraver known mainly for her mezzotint portraits.

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Julius Rosenwald: Businessman and Philanthropist

Jan

17

On February 1, the Cummer Museum, in collaboration with MOSH, will present the film Rosenwald, about Jewish-American philanthropist Julius Rosenwald. This film sheds light on the silent partner of the pre-Civil Rights movement and his ties to Jacksonville and artist Augusta Savage. There will be a discussion following the film.

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FREE TUESDAY LECTURE: WHY DOES WAR NEED ART?

Jan

17

War stories have always been told through song, dance, writing, and especially art. When stepping through Heroes & Battlefields: World War I Prints by James McBey, one is sure to feel the empathy McBey felt for his fellow soldiers during his time drawing sketches in the trenches of World War I.

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ART FUNDAMENTALS: ACRYLIC PAINTING with Allison Watson

Dec

16

Almost every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m., August through May, you can find Allison Watson’s painting class working hard on their paintings and thoroughly enjoying themselves.

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Carolyn Cooper, Winner of the Riley Gordon Jr. Distinguished Docent Award

Dec

16

On Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the annual Docent Holiday Party, Carolyn Cooper was awarded the Riley Gordon Granger Jr. Distinguished Docent Award.

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LIFT: OVERSTREET DUCASSE

Dec

13

Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Overstreet Ducasse is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American heritage, using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Ducasse immigrated from Haiti when he […]

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