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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art on a riverfront campus offers more than 95,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

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Puttin’ on the Ritz

Nov

12

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“I like music because it is the only invisible art form.” 

Sean Lennon

The Ritz Chamber Players are back at the Cummer Museum for a wonderful fall concert next Tuesday afternoon with Brahms Sonic Splendor! Enjoy a sweet treat and coffee while listening to the enchanting sounds of the chamber in the Hixon Auditorium at 2 p.m.

This concert is free for Members and free with paid admission for Non Members.  We encourage you to make a reservation by clicking here.

 

 

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Fun, Fashion, and Nostalgia

Nov

11

twiggyWhere were you when Twiggy, Audrey, and Coco were setting fashion trends? Looking for a bit of  1960’s British and French nostalgia?

Visiting the Cummer Shop will bring back fond memories of these three elegant ladies. Spend time looking through the wonderful assortment of books,  gift accessories, and wearable art currently on display.  Designer bags by  Jane Elissa are fun, fashionable and are sure to spark conversation wherever you go.

Just for Fun Trivia: What was Twiggy’s real name?  When is Twiggy’s birthday? What year did Breakfast at Tiffany’s debut? What signature scent was Channel known for?

An Event Not to Be Missed: If you’re a big Breakfast at Tiffany’s fan, you won’t want to miss Dinner & a Movie at the Museum on November 21st!

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Fitz Pullins talks style.

Nov

10

Don’t miss Fashionable Jacksonville on Thursday night!  DJ Autrelle will be spinning some mellow lounge sounds (check out his mix here) while you enjoy beer (thanks to Intuition Ale Works), wine and nibbles from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Then, stay for a conversation from Fitz Pullins on all things style.

Check out the latest issue of EU Jacksonville for a great article on Fitz!  Click here to get tickets to this all inclusive event!

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Portfolio Building: Drawing

Nov

10

NOVEMBER 22 | PORTFOLIO BUILDING: DRAWING

Saturday | 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Members $20 per session, Non-members $25 per session

This class is for students 13 and up who are interested in building their portfolio by creating work within a given theme or method in a range of dry and wet media. Instructor Matthew Patterson will help students learn to critique and defend their work while building their skills through exercises and sustained drawings. Gallery discussion and artist readings are included. Supplies are not included. Click HERE for supply list. For further information, please contact Jan Thomas at 904.355.0630 or jthomas@cummer.org.

Click HERE to register for this class.

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At Your Service: Cummer Gifts

Nov

08

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Sometimes finding the perfect gift is hard!  There are other times when you just need to send a token of appreciation for a a well deserving coworker,  employee, or friend, grab a birthday present for a friend or special gift for someone special! When you can’t find time in your day or need assistance in picking out something perfect, look no further!

The Cummer Gift Service, operated through the Cummer Museum Shop, is available to assist with both personal and business gifts by helping you in the selection of a special something created by a local artist, as well as gifts that can be customized with your company logo. Gift Consultant, Leila Griffith, will work within your budget and find the perfect piece for any occasion.leila3

Expect convenient ordering, custom gift wrapping, and fast delivery/ shipping on all orders. The Cummer Gift Service is a great way to help you find that perfect gift while supporting the Museum.*

For further information, please contact Leila Griffith: 904-233-8125 or  giftservice@cummermuseum.org

* Profits directly benefit the Museum and its many programs.

 Don’t miss our two great events to get your holiday shopping done!

Holiday Shoppes at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
November 14-16

Champagne  & Shopping
December 3-4

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Dinner and a Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Nov

07

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NOVEMBER 21 | DINNER AND A MOVIE: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Friday | 6 p.m. (dinner) 8 p.m. (movie)
Members and Non-Members $20

Click HERE to make your reservation for the movie online or call 904.899.6038.

Come make a Friday night of it at the Cummer with a delicious prix fixe meal from The Café (optional, separate from the ticket price) and then watch the classic film, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, starring fashion icon Audrey Hepburn.  Your ticket to the movie includes (2) tickets for beer or wine, plus popcorn and sweet treats.

Dinner A la Carte through the Cummer Café, please call 904.899.6022 for dinner reservations. Here is the delicious prix fixe menu:

 

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