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A Closer Look at Nazi Looting

Nov

29

So, what do the Nazis have to do with Jacksonville, you ask? With two pieces of Nazi loot uncovered in The Cummer’s permanent collection, the answer is more than you might think.

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Cummer Returns Nazi Loot to Family

Oct

15

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to announce the resolution of a Nazi-era provenance/restitution case regarding two items in the Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain. In 2010, information was discovered that brought the provenance of the pieces, a teapot and a coffeepot, into question.

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Looking Back to Look Forward: Part 9

Oct

28

One thousand guests attended, including Florida Governor Farris Bryant and Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns. Governor Bryant said that he…

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Ask The Curator: Why did the museum install new windows?

Sep

30

Q: Why did the Museum install new windows along the Riverside Avenue facade? A: Cummer staff has been busy this summer working with our friends at Elkins Constructors on a water intrusion project at the Museum. As you may know, The Cummer is celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2011. Unfortunately, it meant that all the windows [...]

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Ask the Curator

Jul

29

Q: There have been a lot of changes to the permanent collection galleries in the past few years. What’s going on?

A: In the past few years, The Cummer has…

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Looking Back to Look Forward: Part 8

Jul

22

Shortly after Arthur’s death in 1943, Ninah Cummer turned her attention from her gardens to her passion for art and began to dream about the creation of a museum on her property.

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