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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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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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Icons of Style: Fashion Makers, Models, and Images

Oct

02

Icons of Style: Fashion Makers, Models, and Images celebrates the interconnected roles of fashion’s makers, the models who wear their designs, and the media that disseminate those looks to the world. Drawing on the MFA’s rich collection of costumes, fashion illustration, and photography, the exhibition explores…

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about […]

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