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Tag Archives: duval county public schools

Inspiration Through Local History

Jan

15

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) are pleased to announce that Duval County fourth-grade students enrolled at Title I schools have been selected to attend a free Museum school tour to experience Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman. DCPS is providing funding for bus transportation (via the Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment grant). Special thanks to the Cummer Museum, DCPS, and local sponsors for making this opportunity available to selected fourth-grade classrooms in Jacksonville’s public schools.

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Engaging Local Schools Through Cummer in the Classroom

Jul

05

WRITTEN BY: SAMANTHA AHNEN, MARKETING INTERN Each year, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens partners with underserved urban core elementary schools to promote its mission to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens, and education. Cummer in the Classroom provides PreK3 through 5th grade students with cultural experiences that fully integrate art, creativity, literacy, […]

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Where Else Can I See the Work of the LIFT Artists?

Dec

06

The LIFT exhibition showcases the raw talent of local artists, but many of these artists are also involved in other projects in the community and around the state. Check out some of the good press they’ve been receiving!

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Artist in the Store: Michael Viafora

May

14

Michael Viafora is an authentic automotive artist who has been drawing , painting, and designing and rebuilding automobiles since winning a Pinewood Derby design contest as a child in his native state of New York. Viafora graduated from Jacksonville University and has been an art instructor for the…

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The Arts and Education Reform

Jul

09

Art saved me and it can help save other children who have academic struggles. It is my opinion that the arts are at the core of education reform and are a vital part of a well-rounded education for every child. Please join me in my arts advocacy.

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VSA Festival 2012

Apr

16

A Cummer signature event, the 2012 VSA Festival will take place May 1 through 4, 2012. The festival provides an opportunity for more than 2,300 students with disabilities and their teachers and chaperones to experience the beauty of …

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