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Garden Lecture Series: Jon Carloftis



NOVEMBER 5 | A DAY WITH JON CARLOFTIS Next Wednesday’s full day of programming with Jon Carloftis has received wonderful national press from Garden & Gun Magazine and great local coverage with a wonderful interview with Jon in the latest issue of EU Jacksonville. Get excited for a special visit from the gardening guru on […]

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Charles Birnbaum returns to The Cummer!



Much can be said of Charles Birnbaum’s extensive career in gardening and landscape design.  After spending 10 years in private practice in New York City and over 15 years working as the coordinator of the National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative, he is not the Founder but currently the President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation.  […]

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Motown Comes to Town!



Although Jacksonville was a rainy mess on Friday, June 14th, the Motown Concert here at the Cummer was a huge success! The evening began with…

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Jazz, Jacksonville and the Harlem Renaissance



When one hears the term Harlem Renaissance, it is hardly ever followed with thoughts of Jacksonville, FL. This may change for attendees of our Jazz, Jacksonville, and the Harlem Renaissance lecture on…

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Looking Back to Look Forward: Part 9



One thousand guests attended, including Florida Governor Farris Bryant and Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns. Governor Bryant said that he…

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Cummer Concert Series – St. Lawrence String Quartet



The St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) is one of the world-class chamber ensembles of its generation. Since winning both the Banff International String Quartet Competition and Young Concert Artists International Auditions in…

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