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Tag Archives: impressionism

The Chef’s Canvas: Cafe L’Avenue, Paris

Sep

29

Today’s recipe is an Espresso Chocolate Tart with St. Germaine-Macerated Berries, Bourbon Vanilla Bean Coconut Cream, Lavender Caramel, and Fleur de Sel. Let’s walk through this recipe step-by-step and recreate this magnifique dessert.

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Affinity Group: Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

Nov

30

The Cummer Museum’s Affinity Groups offer Members unique opportunities to become more involved in the life of the Museum by exploring their own passions. Affinity Group Members participate in programs and special events related to the mission of each group. Each Affinity Group has its own board and special events, which support the mission of the […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, David and Elaine Strickland

Aug

19

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern One of the best approaches to understanding historical events and time periods is to study the art from it. Art, through time, does not only stand as an object from a different era or a depiction of what the artistic tastes were at the time, but also collects a […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors – Mary Jane and Jack Uible

Aug

12

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For collectors, art is a part of their everyday lives. They are surrounded by it in their homes and offices, at social events, museum fundraisers, and even in their personal lives. For many of those featured within Collectors’ Choice, their collection has become a part of their living spaces […]

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In the Gallery: April by Charles W. Hawthorne, c. 1918-1920

Apr

16

Charles Webster Hawthorne was an American portrait and genre painter and a noted teacher who founded the…

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Happy Birthday Edgar Degas!

Jul

19

Edgar Degas was born on July 19, 1834 in Paris, France to a wealthy family, his mother, Celestine Musson de Gas, and his father, Augustin de Gas, a banker. Degas took painting very seriously at a young age and by 18 had turned a room in his house into his painting room.

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