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Art For Two: Nature Walk!

Sep

11

This month in Art for Two bring your little one for a walk through our gardens where your children will learn about habitats and nature. After the walk your child will get to create their own garden animal habitat in the studio. Saturday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. to Noon Members $15 per pair, Non-Members $20 [...]

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Garden Concert: Music of the Movement

Sep

04

A Night of Jazz and Blues In celebration of our beautiful Civil Rights photography exhibition, A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art, join The Cummer for an evening of Blues and Jazz with Music from the Movement on Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 [...]

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This Seat’s Taken

Jul

10

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is hosting a performance written and directed by Barbara Colaciello on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. “This Seat’s Taken” is a new play by Barbara Colaciello that tells the story of Rosa Parks and the event that became the tipping point of the Civil Rights Movement. This [...]

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Equality for All: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act

Jul

02

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted on July 2, 1964 outlawing discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The full title of the act reads: “An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide injunctive [...]

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A Night of Americana – Jacksonville Old Time Jam

Jun

20

  The Jacksonville Old Time Jam was founded in August 2011 in order to preserve, foster, and spark a passion for Old Time music in Northeast Florida. They will be one of the three performing groups for The Cummer’s Garden Concert: A Night of Americana on June 28 from 7-9 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.). The cost is $20 [...]

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A Night of Americana – Canary in the Coalmine

Jun

19

  Founded in the streets of Asheville, North Carolina, Canary in the Coalmine is a Jacksonville based folk group influenced by Appalachian folk and alternative country sounds. This Americana folk band is led by songwriters Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker. Members include Peter Mosely on upright bass and backing vocals, Philip Pan on violin, Arvid Smith [...]

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