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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art on a riverfront campus offers more than 95,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

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1958 The Death of Ninah Cummer



“When you list the causes for which Mrs. Cummer provided leadership – parks, playgrounds, gardening, the arts – you realize that these comprise the things which make life in a city worth living. Her efforts for esthetic and cultural growth are memorialized in the city we see around us today, and will be even more evident in the greater and more beautiful city of tomorrow toward which we are evolving.”

“Mrs. Cummer Gave Us A Legacy of Beauty,” Florida Times Union, May 27, 1958.

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