The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens houses an extensive collection of ukiyo-e prints. Fields of Color: The Art of Japanese Printmaking, currently on view at the Museum, features 19 of these prints, ranging from the 19th to early 20th centuries. Ukiyo-e, which translates to “picture(s) of the floating world”, traditionally depicted images that were easy to relate to or held common interest, such as scenes of entertainment, fantasy, history, or everyday life. Because of their mass production these images were easily accessible to all levels of Japanese society. These images were so common that some even used the prints as wrapping paper!
Judith B. Tankard is an award winning landscape historian, author, and preservation consultant, with ten illustrated books on landscape under her belt. We are excited to announce that she has authored “Ellen Shipman and the American Garden”, and will be signing copies of the new book at the Museum on Friday, April 13 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Philadelphia native Ellen Biddle Shipman discovered her remarkable talent for…
Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Overstreet Ducasse is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American […]
Written by: Julie Thieman, Marketing Intern Marsha Hatcher is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American […]
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!
Written by: Katie Dietzel, Public Relations Intern Chip Southworth is a contributing artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expressions of the African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African […]
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