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Art Around Town – Memorial to the Great Fire of Jacksonville



If you’re familiar at all with the history of Jacksonville, then you are probably familiar with the Great Fire of 1901. Around noon on May 3, 1901, a spark at a mattress factory in the LaVilla area of Downtown ignited the largest and most devastating fire in the history of the Southeastern United States.

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Silent Movie Performances at 5 Points Theater & Posters at The Cummer



By Bianca Askevold, Marketing Intern 5 Points Theatre is having an encore presentation of Classic Silent Comedy on September 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM. The show will begin with Fatty and Buster’s “The Bell Boy,” (1918). “Norman’s Shorts” will follow, which features clips from some of Richard E. Norman’s silent films. Lastly, “Fatty’s Plucky Pub” […]

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Calling All Artists! Be the Next Jazz Festival Poster Artist



The Jacksonville Jazz Festival has been a part of the city for decades bringing in thousands of people to enjoy the free festivities of live jazz performances, juried art shows and wine tastings.

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Art Around Town – The Universal Language of Color



Have you ever been to the Veterans Memorial Arena and looked up to the sky? If you have, then you’ve probably seen the “Talking Continents.” But if you haven’t, you might want to keep reading.

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River Friendly Education and Awareness Campaign – Rain Barrel Project



The Cummer is proud to partner with the St. Johns RIVERKEEPER on a recently launched river friendly education campaign to raise awareness about the impact of our actions upon the health of the St Johns River and to inform and inspire people to adopt river-friendly lifestyle practices.

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Wordless Wednesday – Arts for All at the HEAL Zoo Walk for Autism



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