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Art & Science – Part II: How The Cummer has “Greened” its Parking Lot

May

27

So, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens decided to make its parking lot disappear – environmentally speaking. That meant making…

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A Moment of Thanks: The Olmsted Garden and Parking Lot Teams

May

08

Before we begin construction along Riverside Avenue – including the completion of a new Sculpture Garden in front of Art Connections, the expansion of the TreeCup Café onto the…

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Cummer Parking Transformed

Dec

06

December 10, all Cummer lots across Riverside Avenue from the museum will be closed for a complete renovation. Construction is scheduled to be completed by Spring 2013. During this period, visitors…

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Spring Comes to The Cummer

Dec

03

Prepare to watch the Cummer Gardens change for Spring! On December 3, our landscape maintenance team from Valley Crest Landscape Management as well as a team of volunteers will assemble to plant…

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A Closer Look at Nazi Looting

Nov

29

So, what do the Nazis have to do with Jacksonville, you ask? With two pieces of Nazi loot uncovered in The Cummer’s permanent collection, the answer is more than you might think.

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Exhibition Design

Aug

16

If you have visited the Museum and remember the art work and not the setting, then I have done my job. Here is a short list of things to be considered when designing an exhibition.

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