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December’s Docents of the Month

Dec

18

We are so thankful for our docents and each month we love to highlight someone who plays an integral role in helping the Museum’s education team with tours of the campus. This month we are honoring Pat and David Balanky who generously give their time to the Cummer Museum. We asked them to tell us […]

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The Science of Fashion

Dec

18

Written By: Karl Boecklen, Museum Educator Have you seen the fashion at the Cummer Museum? And what have you seen? Is their more to fashion than meets the eye? Can we dissect it into a system of parts, determine cause and effect, test it, and duplicate the results? Is fashion a product or a producer, […]

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What happened to looted art during WWII?

Dec

17

You might be familiar with a recent story on the cover of Folio Weekly about stolen art and how it relates to the Cummer Museum. In recent years the Museum has learned of the unexpected provenance of a Meissen porcelain piece, as well as the Vanitas painting that hangs in the Semmes Gallery at the […]

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Special Holiday Hours

Dec

17

The holidays are a great time to show off all the wonderful cultural organizations and unique places (like the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens… wink, wink!) around Jacksonville to your out-of-town guests! However, please  note some changes in the regular Museum hours for the Holidays. Holiday Hours at the Museum: Wednesday, December 24, will […]

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Don’t forget your 4-legged kids!

Dec

12

Written By: Lisa Cronin, Visitor Services Associate                 Dear Santa, When you’re making your list and checking it twice please know that I have been your faithful friend and companion. There are some “woof”derful things I would love to find in my stocking Christmas morning. Using Jax and […]

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Champagne and Shopping: Gift Guide

Dec

02

The Cummer Museum’s annual Champagne and Shopping event is happening this Wednesday, December 3rd and Thursday, December 4th, with extended shop hours on Wednesday (open till 7 p.m.). Plus, shopping is some much better with a glass of complimentary bubbly in hand! Make sure to come by and check out all the wonderful, unique gifts […]

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