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The Importance of Illustration in Children’s Literature

Aug

08

Summer reading can create a mild disturbance in an otherwise carefree three month vacation for some children. Despite this way of thinking, there are plenty of ways to introduce summer reading that not only entertains children but engages them in multiple ways; one effective method of engaging a child in literature is through illustration. Although [...]

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In The Cummer Store: Jewelry

Jul

25

The Cummer Store is a treasure trove of unique items from hanging art, to wearable art, to beautiful pieces to adorn your home. Once you’ve visited the store to purchase the perfect platter to use at your next dinner party or trinket for the top of your dresser, you should check out some stunning jewelry…

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Summer Reading For Kids at The Cummer Store

Jul

11

In The Cummer Store you can find all kinds of treasures that are educational, inspirational, and fun! The store keeps an ever-changing array of interesting books on its shelves. Many of them are art-related while…

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Artist in the Store: Sharla Valeski

Jul

05

She works mostly from childhood memories, dreams and her imagination. A new-found identity has emerged as she explores the idea of being feminine using…

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Book of the Week: Modern Art Desserts

Jun

28

This new series will introduce you to some of the books available at The Cummer Store. Keep you mind sharp by reading up on interesting topics, many of which relate to our permanent collection or special exhibitions. Let us know what you think of each book, or share books you think would complement our collection.

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The Great American Dad: A Future Retro-Themed Father’s Day Shopping Guide

Jun

14

Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile  is an exhibition that is comprised mainly of drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. The exhibit showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling. An eclectic mix of illustrations, from [...]

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