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Help Enrich the Lives of Children in Nassau County!

Oct

30

Help Cummer Cummelia send 800 Nassau County third graders to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens for a wonderful introduction to the world of art….

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Art Fundamentals: Acrylic Painting

Oct

30

NOVEMBER 5, 12, 19, DECEMBER 3, 10,  17 | ART FUNDAMENTALS: ACRYLIC PAINTING Wednesdays | 1 to 4:30 p.m. Members $170, Non-members $190, Active Docents $85 Ages 16 and up Instructor Allison Watson introduces painting to beginning students and strengthens the skills of intermediate painters. Learn composition for landscape and still life, color theory, and […]

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All Together: The Sculpture of Chaim Gross

Oct

29

American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904 – 91) is renowned for his figurative direct carvings in wood from the first half of the 20th century. In the mid-1950s, however, he began to make large-scale bronzes that enabled him to shift from the solid massing of his carvings to a more open, linear style. From 1957 through the 1980s, Gross created more than 300 bronze works that range in scale from miniatures to life-size portraits to large-scale public works. Today approximately 100 of these bronzes are…

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November Education Highlight

Oct

28

The Cummer Museum at the Florida Association of Museums The Florida Association of Museum met in Jacksonville September 7 through 10 and Cummer Museum Educators presented information on sustainability in museums and the visitor experience.  The Future is Now!  Museums and the Environment , moderated by Director of Education Lynn Norris, featured  presentations by Jennifer Esler, […]

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Art for Two: Fashion Fun!

Oct

27

NOVEMBER 8 | ART FOR TWO: FASHION FUN Saturday | 10:30 a.m. to Noon Members $15 per pair, Non-Members $20 per pair Explore the world of pattern, texture, and design in the Icons of Style: Makers, Models, and Image exhibition where students will create their own painted patterns and designs. Come make art with your little one […]

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Garden Lecture Series: Jon Carloftis

Oct

23

NOVEMBER 5 | A DAY WITH JON CARLOFTIS Next Wednesday’s full day of programming with Jon Carloftis has received wonderful national press from Garden & Gun Magazine and great local coverage with a wonderful interview with Jon in the latest issue of EU Jacksonville. Get excited for a special visit from the gardening guru on […]

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