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Encore!

Jan

16

Did you miss the lecture from the Cummer Museum’s Chief Curator Holly Keris on Tuesday evening? Back by popular demand… A special evening exploring the issue of Nazi Art Looting from the perspective of museums like the Cummer Museum, who are playing a leadership role in restitution. Due to the overwhelming demand of the Nazi […]

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Full Speed Ahead for the Junior Docents

Jan

13

Written by Junior Docent David Damiani The Junior Docents at the Cummer Museum have gotten off to another strong start this year. The program gives teenagers between the grades of 7th to 12th grade a chance to become engaged with the museum by researching works of art, making their own original works, and volunteering at […]

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Fashion Affects

Jan

09

Fashion and science have a close relationship, in that a designer, with their needs and whimsy, will look to science to supply the answers. Biology looks at the surrounding world and into the world within a petri dish, to harvest, and create the living building blocks. Chemistry  answers questions about compounds, molecules, and atoms that combine […]

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January Docent of the Month: Ric Goodman

Jan

09

When one of the Museum’s educators told Ric Goodman that he would be the Museum’s Docent of the Month for January, his response was “Are you sure about this?” It’s that humble mentality that is so prominent in the Cummer’s Docent Corps. These individuals selflessly give to the Museum and we are so grateful for […]

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Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell

Dec

23

Rivaled only by the early years of the 1910s, when abstraction was pioneered in Europe and America, the 40-year period between 1950 and 1990 witnessed dramatic developments in abstract art. This exhibition features 27 paintings by some of the era’s most important artists, including Karel Appel, Helen Frankenthaler, Hans Hofmann…

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December’s Docents of the Month

Dec

18

We are so thankful for our docents and each month we love to highlight someone who plays an integral role in helping the Museum’s education team with tours of the campus. This month we are honoring Pat and David Balanky who generously give their time to the Cummer Museum. We asked them to tell us […]

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