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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art on a riverfront campus offers more than 95,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

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Tag Archives: Museum

LIFT: CHIP SOUTHWORTH

Jun

28

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 American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Southworth has been a […]

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WEAVER FIRST SATURDAY: MAY 7

May

06

It’s hard to believe that April has passed and we are into May, however that means tomorrow is the first Saturday of the month and the Museum will be open for FREE! Come spend time wandering the gorgeous Gardens in bloom. Enjoy brunch on the Cafe patio with live music from Shawn Lightfoot. Wander the […]

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Save the Date for the 2015 Cummer Ball

Nov

26

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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Letter from the Director, Hope McMath

Oct

02

Engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens, and education. As many of you are already aware, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens recently launched a new brand.  Our motivation for this work was the feedback gathered from our Donors, Members, Volunteers, visitors, those who have not been regular participants at the Museum. The goal […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about […]

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