The Museum’s educational tours allow firsthand examination of original works of art from Ancient Egyptian sculpture through American 20th century painting. Trained Docents engage students in meaningful discussions of the social, historical, and artistic context of works of art.
Mary Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is now part of Pittsburgh, on May 22, 1844.
Durer was a German painter, draughtsman, art theorist, but is most famous as a print maker. He is regarded as the greatest German Renaissance artist.
On Saturday, April 10 the Cummer educational staff had the pleasure to host an art making activity for the participants of the annual HEAL Walk at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens. The HEAL foundation is dedicated to assisting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders living in the greater Jacksonville area. Participants at the walk spent the [...]
The Cummer believes in its mission to engage and inspire all through arts, gardens, and education. On Friday, January 28th we hosted a daylong session of creative renewal and inspiration for EE/SS and inclusion educators. Sponsored by The Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resource System (FDLRS/CROWN), the day took the educators through a process of arts [...]
An artist, a poet, a performer, a presenter, a blogger, a leader, even a marketing director: the Museum’s Junior Docents program has placed me in roles that I could not have otherwise imagined. It is hard for me to fathom how much the two-hour monthly meetings have affected my personality over the years, but I truly believe that I grew up through this experience, and it will continue to be a significant chapter in my life after I graduate.
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