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Tag Archives: sculpture

#5WomenArtists – Elizabeth Catlett

Mar

21

Elizabeth Catlett (1915 – 2012) was a teacher and a successful artist. She graduated cum laude from Howard University in 1935. Catlett had not originally planned on going to Howard because she won a scholarship to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh. After the college found out she was black, however, the university denied her…

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October is Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month

Sep

30

October marks Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month in museums and cultural institutions around the world. In contribution to the effort to raise awareness of disability, accessibility, and inclusion, the Cummer Museum displays its annual exhibition of artwork from the Women of Vision program during this month. Installed in the Museum’s Art Connections area, the show is open to the public and features works in of printmaking, ceramics, painting, and sculpture.

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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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The Final Weekend: Archipenko

Apr

14

Archipenko: A Modern Legacy has been wonderful exhibition at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. These works allowed for rich programming and wonderful school tour curriculum from the Education Department. If you have not made your way to the Museum to view one of the most comprehensive collections of the works of Alexander Archipenko, […]

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Dolf James Sculptures in the Cummer Shop

Jul

30

Written By: Lisa Cronin Visitor Services Associate Have you been admiring the Dolf James sculpture Equal Points on the front lawn of the Cummer Museum? Would you love to have a smaller version for your home or office decor? The angular lines and design of this geometric artwork easily lend itself to conversation. Smaller pieces […]

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Set in Stone

Mar

17

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services What do the Biltmore Garden Collection, Galloway Garden Collection, and historic Charleston Collection have in common with the Cummer Museum? Your first guess might be the beautifully landscaped gardens and flowering plants. However, it is also an assortment of unique stone pieces. For the past 16 years Unique Stone […]

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