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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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Give a Dollar, Make a Difference! VSA 2014

May

01

Our 2014 VSA Festival begins in just 5 days. The Very Special Arts Festival is held annually at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and provides exciting opportunities in the arts to children with disabilities. Each year…

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Give a Dollar, Make a Difference! VSA 2014

Apr

29

Our 2014 VSA Festival begins in 5 day.  The Very Special Arts Festival is an annual event at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens that provides exciting opportunities in the arts to children with disabilities. We need your help to raise $2000 to help this years Festival be a success.  If everyone gives just one [...]

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ART For ALL – Staff Participates in Disability Trianing

Apr

14

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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