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Inside the Women of Vision Program

Oct

05

The Museum’s Art Beyond Sight programs provide specially designed art education and art-making experiences for individuals who are visually impaired: including touch tours of the Museum, classroom outreach to the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, and Women of Vision, a group which has made the Museum their meeting place for the past 18 years. This program represents…

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Music Makes Its Mark

Sep

28

Overstreet Ducasse is going places. Literally. Before settling in to conduct this interview, his upcoming trip to Bristol, England is consuming most of his attention. He fields phone calls from collectors and other concerned parties. His feet glide with the confidence of artistic ownership across the canvas in his extended studio… unable to contain his genius to his 12 x 12, which is completely covered in pieces of antiquities, frames, and scraps that only Ducasse can identify. It’s in this mixed media artist’s…

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Donor Highlight – Florida Blue

Oct

02

This month’s donor highlight is all about Florida Blue, a truly important partner that provides weekly evening access for visitors to enjoy exhibitions, activities, and programming at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Their investment supports…

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Featured Exhibition – Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors

May

20

Nearly thirty local collectors were invited to shape this exhibition’s content, sharing some of their most prized possessions with the community.  Each collector has selected the pieces that best illustrate their passion for collecting. Although the works in the exhibition span continents and centuries, each has a unique story and broader message about the role […]

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How and Why YOU Should Get Involved This Year at VSA 2014!

Mar

16

The Very Special Arts Festival (VSA Festival) is held at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens annually. The Cummer is home ot the Jacksonville affiliate of VSA, an international organization that provides exciting opportunities in the arts to children with disabilities. Over a four day period…

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Junior Docents Start the Year with Giving

Nov

18

The Junior Docent program is a way to engage middle and high school age students in their museum and community. They don’t have to be artists, just curious about…

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