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Tag Archives: exhibition

Folk Couture: Translating Emotion into Wearable Art

Oct

03

What happens when you ask 13 designers to explore the American Folk Art Museum in New York and translate pieces into wearable art? You get Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest installation, running October 7 through December 31, 2016. The designers are a mixture of…

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LIFT: PRINCESS SIMPSON RASHID

Aug

09

Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Princess Simpson Rashid is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration.   Rashid is […]

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LIFT: GLENDIA COOPER

Jul

19

Written by: Julie Thieman, Marketing Intern Glendia Cooper is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Cooper received her Bachelor of […]

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LIFT: CONTEMPORARY EXPRESSIONS OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Jun

03

Written by: Julie Thieman, Marketing Intern LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage. Using the original lyrics to Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration, a song written by Jacksonville natives James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson, artists Thony Aiuppy, Glendia Cooper, Ingrid Damiani, Overstreet Ducasse, Dustin […]

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Junior Docent Exhibition: An Odyssey

Apr

21

Written by: Museum Educator Karl Boecklen The 2015-2016 Junior Docents are putting the finishing touches on their 2016 exhibition. Individually charged with illustrating a scene from a favorite book, short story, or poem, they have collectively designed and installed their vision, “An Odyssey”. This is what they have to say about their showing: An Odyssey […]

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Archipenko: A Modern Legacy – Opening Events

Jan

26

The Museum is excited to unveil Archipenko: A Modern Legacy. This exhibition highlights the fantastic work of Ukrainian-born American avant-garde artist, sculptor, and graphic artist, Alexander Archipenko, in the Mason Gallery. Museum Members are invited to come by the Museum from 12 to 4 p.m. for a special preview before the show opens and docent […]

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