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Garden Lecture Series: Jon Carloftis

Oct

23

NOVEMBER 5 | A DAY WITH JON CARLOFTIS

Luncheon, Demonstration and Lecture | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
$35 Member, $45 Non-member
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038.

Cocktails and Discussion | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
$45 Member, $55 Non-member
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038

Jon Carloftis will be speaking at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in the Olmsted Garden (weather permitting).  The Museum is thrilled to host him for two different events that day.  First Mr. Carloftis will be speaking on “Art in the Garden and Nature as Art.” This talk will focus on how to integrate artwork in your personal garden and how to use trees, shrubs, stones, fish, animals, etc. as art.  Up to 80 people will be able to enjoy this day time talk and with a special luncheon in the recently restored Olmsted Gardens located on the picturesque St. Johns River.  During the evening, a cocktail party featuring a Maker’s Mark Bourbon tasting and artful nibbles will precede another talk by Carloftis.  His evening discussion will focus on “Style in the Garden”.  We are thrilled that he will be at the Museum for a special day of art and design while celebrating the Cummer Gardens.

RSVP by Friday, October 31, 2014 to make your required reservation.  Seating is limited. No Refunds after Friday, October 31, 2014.  We do not mail tickets; we check your name at the door the night of the event. Your online receipt may be printed as an e-ticket.

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FOCUS Lecture and Lunch

Oct

17

OCTOBER 29 | FOCUS LECTURE AND LUNCH

Wednesday | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FOCUS Members $35

The fall Lecture & Lunch will feature the Icons of Style exhibition.  The guest lecturer, Karl Green, is from Elon University and is known for his fabric and craft design. For further information or to make your required reservation, please call 904.899.6038.

Click HERE to register for this event.

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Portfolio Building: Drawing

Oct

13

OCTOBER 25 | PORTFOLIO BUILDING: DRAWING

Saturday | 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Members $20 per session, Non-members $25 per session

This class is for students 13 and up who are interested in building their portfolio by creating work within a given theme or method in a range of dry and wet media. Instructor Matthew Patterson will help students learn to critique and defend their work while building their skills through exercises and sustained drawings. Gallery discussion and artist readings are included. Supplies are not included. Click HERE for supply list. For further information, please contact Jan Thomas at 904.355.0630 or jthomas@cummer.org.

Click HERE to register for this class.

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Conversations & Cocktails

Oct

09

OCTOBER 22 | CONVERSATIONS AND COCKTAILS WITH ICONS OF STYLE CURATOR 

Wednesday | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Members $25, Non-Members $35, Up & Cummers Members $20

Please join us for Conversations & Cocktails with Icons of Style Curator Lauren Whitley in the Hixon Auditorium.

RSVP by Friday, October 17, 2014. We do not mail tickets.  We check your name at the door the day of the event. No refunds. You may print your receipt as an e-ticket.

Click HERE to make your reservation online.

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Art Adventure: Fashion Forward!

Oct

06

OCTOBER 18 | ART ADVENTURE: FASHION FORWARD

Saturday | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Members $10, Non-members $15

In this class students will view works in the special exhibition Icons of Style: Makers, Models and Image before creating their own fashion inspired collage from paper and fabric.

Join us the third Saturday of each month for studio classes in painting, printmaking, collage and construction with changing themes. Projects will be completed within one class period. Ages 6 to 12. Class size is limited.  For further information please call 904.355.0630 or email jthomas@cummer.org.

Click HERE to register for this class.

(Please note that some dates may be subject to change around major holidays)

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October Adult Classes

Oct

02

Written by Erin Keith, Marketing Intern

Adult Art Classes

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to provide many educational opportunities for visitors of all ages. Adult classes are for those aged 16 years and above, and include both hands on and historical interaction with art. Art Fundamentals: Printmaking and Art Fundamentals: Acrylic Painting are two interactive classes where students of all levels learn the techniques of creating art. The History of Western Art: Early Christian to High Renaissance Art lecture is open to all, and the price of admission is included in the ticket price.  For further information, please contact Jan Thomas at 904.355.0630 or jthomas@cummermuseum.org.

OCTOBER 8 | ART FUNDAMENTALS: ACRYLIC PAINTING

$170 for Members, $190 for Non-Members, $85 for Active Docents

OCTOBER 9 | ART FUNDAMENTALS: PRINTMAKING

$130 for Members, $145 for Non-Members, $65 for Active Docents

OCTOBER 21 | HISTORY OF WESTERN ART: EARLY CHRISTIAN TO HIGH RENAISSANCE ART

Free for Members, $10 for Non-Members (includes admission)

 

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