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Art Adventure: Make Your Own Sketchbook

Sep

15

This month students get to learn simple bookbinding techniques to create their own sketchbook which they will use to practice Observation Drawing in the Cummer Gardens. Saturday, September 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members $10, Non-members $15 Join us the third Saturday of each month for studio classes in painting, printmaking, collage and construction with changing themes. [...]

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Art For Two: Nature Walk!

Sep

11

This month in Art for Two bring your little one for a walk through our gardens where your children will learn about habitats and nature. After the walk your child will get to create their own garden animal habitat in the studio. Saturday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. to Noon Members $15 per pair, Non-Members $20 [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors – Mary Jane and Jack Uible

Aug

12

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For collectors, art is a part of their everyday lives. They are surrounded by it in their homes and offices, at social events, museum fundraisers, and even in their personal lives. For many of those featured within Collectors’ Choice, their collection has become a part of their living spaces [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, Robert and Thelma Nied

Jul

29

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern The personal connection between a collector and their artworks, be it a marker of a significant memory, a part of their relationships with people, or a reminder of their cultural history, is not only necessary, but serves as the core motivation for their collecting. For collectors Robert and Thelma [...]

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