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Collector’s Choice: Featured Collector, Brandon Choy

Jun

10

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern The process of viewing and falling in love with an art piece is an experience that one rarely forgets. The physical experience is often intoxicating, almost disorienting, walking through a space and seeing a piece that seems to hold its own magnetic charge pulling the viewer towards it. This [...]

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Healing Through the Arts: Part I

Jun

09

The HEAL Foundation has found that creativity can alleviate autism symptoms while expanding horizons. This is part one of a three part series that looks at the positive effects the explorations of art provides children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Art can play an important role in the lives of many children, teens, and adults diagnosed [...]

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First Coast Cultural Institutions Offer Special Summer Discount

Jun

03

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is delighted to announce its Summer Membership Promotion. From June 1-August 17, any existing member of The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), or Museum of Science and History (MOSH) will receive…

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Featured Exhibition – Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors

May

20

Nearly thirty local collectors were invited to shape this exhibition’s content, sharing some of their most prized possessions with the community.  Each collector has selected the pieces that best illustrate their passion for collecting. Although the works in the exhibition span continents and centuries, each has a unique story and broader message about the role [...]

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Our Shared Past: Highlight on Chance Isbell

May

20

Chance Isbell’s work Dark, will be in the Our Shared Past exhibition, on view in the Stein Gallery from December 17, 2013 to May 25, 2014. There will be artist appearances at the Stein Gallery January through…

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Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors

May

16

Written by Caitlyn Gutierrez, Curatorial Intern The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens would like to present our more recent exhibition Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors. In recent years this exhibition quickly became one of our most popular shows with visitors, showcasing prominent local collectors and the great variety of artworks of [...]

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