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New Board Member – John Hirabayashi



John Hirabayashi began his first five-year term on the Cummer Board of Trustees on October 1, 2014. Board Chair John Donahoo expressed great enthusiasm and…

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Featured Artwork: Stela of Iku & Mer-imat



This stela depicts a nobleman named Iku and his wife, Mer-imat. One of the principal purposes of the stela is explained in the vertical inscription located in front of the striding Iku. This written “appeal to the living” asks those who pause in front of it to read the text aloud, providing the deceased with […]

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ART For ALL – Staff Participates in Disability Trianing



The Education Department at The Cummer recently participated in a professional development workshop to broaden their understanding of accessibility and arts education in children with disabilities.

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Phase 1: Diana of the Hunt Conservation Project



The cleaning and conservation of Diana of the Hunt, a bronze sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington is currently under way in the Cummer Gardens.

The sculpture was a gift from Huntington to the Museum…

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My Internship at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens



Written by Kiani Ned, Marketing & Curatorial Intern    Art has always been my happy place. I personally consider my creativity to be one of my greatest assets and my mother believes so as well. She has encouraged it my entire life. In fact, she still has little stick figure paintings of mine from prekindergarten, […]

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Introducing Matthew Patterson, Museum Educator



At the beginning of June I became the newest addition to the Education staff here at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. I filled the open position of Museum Educator and…

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