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Tag Archives: Cummer Ball

Ric Goodman and John Hurtubise



For more than 30 years, Ric Goodman and John Hurtubise have supported the Museum as attendees of events, such as exhibition openings, the Cummer Ball, and Garden Concerts. However, it was not until about six years ago, when Ric’s granddaughter attended Camp Cummer, that they decided to become more deeply engaged.

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The Museum is buzzing with energy around this year’s Cummer Ball, this Saturday, April 9th. Even though tickets for the all night event are sold out, you can still get in on the party! Purchase an After-Dinner Ticket here and arrive at 9:30 to enjoy dancing with The Jimmy Church Band, an open bar, and […]

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What’s new for the 2015 Cummer Ball?



Mark-Making is the theme of the works in the Rothko to Richter exhibition. It’s the brush strokes and movement you see in the paint. It’s the marks with broomstick handles and squeegees that the artists leave behind. Consequently, this theme has resonated throughout the planning of the 2015 Cummer Ball.  This year a group of […]

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Early bidding starts now!



As you have probably heard by now, the Cummer Ball, is only a few weeks away. As a fundraising effort, the Museum commissioned nine artists to reinterpret a section of Winslow Homer’s The White Rowboat, St. Johns River. This iconic piece, purchased by Ninah herself, is a very treasured work in the the Museum’s permanent collection. The artists created […]

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The 2015 Cummer Ball is only a few weeks away!



Have you made your reservation yet for the Museum’s most glamorous event of the year? The 2015 Cummer Ball Committee is planning an interactive artistic evening to include live music, dance, and art-making, in the theme of Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell, organized by the Princeton University Art Museum. […]

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Save the Date for the 2015 Cummer Ball



The 2015 Cummer Ball will be held April 25, 2015. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with a contemporary edge and energy drawn from Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making…

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