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Art in the Gardens: Mercury

Aug

07

In the center of the Olmsted Garden, a beautiful bronze sculpture of Mercury, the Roman god of commerce, poetry, luck, trickery, and the guider of souls to the Underworld, stands suspended in…

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What’s Blooming? Crape Myrtle!

Jul

24

Written by Kiani Ned, Marketing Intern   The crape myrtle, or Lagerstroemia, is a flowering tree that is native to the Indian Subcontinent, southeast Asia, and northern Australia. The bright and soft blooms are commonly cultivated in warmer climates around the world and are very common to the American South. Crape myrtle blooms flower in [...]

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Art in the Gardens: The Gargoyle

Jul

21

The Gargoyle that seems so at home in the Italian garden, here at The Cummer Museum, made its original home on a building in New York City. In 1981, The Cummer Museum…

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Movie Night at The Cummer showing Cars

Jul

10

Join us Friday, July 19 as we continue Movie Night in The Cummer Gardens! The series continues with the Disney • Pixar film Cars, a family friendly movie to complement the current exhibition, Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile. Feel free to bring blankets, lawn chairs … and the kids! This is a great way [...]

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Art in the Gardens: The Italian Fountain

Jul

03

It is thought that the Cummers’ trip to Italy in 1930 inspired Mrs. Cummer to create the Italian garden that is now such an integral part of the Cummer Museum and Gardens. While in Italy…

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What’s Blooming? Pink Supreme Roses

Jun

26

The Pink Supreme rose is known as a “flower carpet” because of its ability to beautifully cover the ground of a garden with bright and blooming foliage. Pink Supremes…

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