Thumbing through pictures of the Gardens from the 1920s and 30s, it’s easy to see, even in sepia tones, their stunning beauty. Brimming with hundreds of blooms from daylilies, peonies, iris, cannas, and roses, it was a spectacular sight. Petunias, snapdragons, and candytuft blossomed while white clematis, red passion flowers, and Japanese and Chinese wisteria perfumed the air.
The Cummer Gallery of Art, built on the site of the home of Arthur Gerrish Cummer and Ninah May Holden Cummer, was dedicated at a glittering reception held on November 10, 1961, with one thousand guests in attendance, including Florida Governor C. Farris Bryant and Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns.
Start your weekend off in the historic Gardens with the WillowWacks and Canary in the Coalmine playing under the stars.
Join the Museum, in partnership with the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board, for the third annual Envirofest. This is a family-friendly event centered on raising environmental awareness through the arts, education, and music. Enjoy book readings, live music, recycled art projects, tours, and much more!
SEPTEMBER 10 6 P.M. Doors Open at 5 p.m., Concert Begins at 6 p.m. | Members $20, Non-Members $25, Table of ten $500 Registration Required Join us in the Gardens for an evening of blues and jazz under the stars.* This Garden Concert will include an extra hour of music! Guests are invited to bring chairs, picnics, […]
Celebrate the end of Summer Vacation with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens for a Back to School Bash with a Pokémon theme! There are seven Pokéstops on the Museum Campus that will be provided with lures from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 6. This event is free and open to […]
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