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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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Letter from the Director, Hope McMath

Dec

02

Nudity in art.  The role of museums.  Artistic freedom.  Public funding of arts and culture.  The individual creative voice.  Collective will. These are all topics that have been at the center of a debate in our community that arose from a work currently on display in Angela Strassheim’s exhibition at MOCA Jacksonville.   The media has […]

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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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British Watercolors

Nov

26

Explore the rich history of British watercolors through works in the Cummer Museum’s permanent collection, recently given by Mr. and Mrs. Terrell Lee Bebout. Although this medium was viewed initially by many as a…

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At Your Service: Cummer Gifts

Nov

08

Sometimes finding the perfect gift is hard!  There are other times when you just need to send a token of appreciation for a a well deserving coworker,  employee, or friend, grab a birthday present for a friend or special gift for someone special! When you can’t find time in your day or need assistance in […]

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It’s a Free for All!

Oct

30

Don’t forget, this Saturday is the monthly Weaver First Saturday Free for All!  The Museum is open free of charge all day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make sure you come by and enjoy some great music from This Frontier Needs Heroes on the Café patio.  Then, at 2 p.m. enjoy a free classical […]

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