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Tag Archives: American

Affinity Group: Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

Nov

30

The Cummer Museum’s Affinity Groups offer Members unique opportunities to become more involved in the life of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens by exploring their own passions. Affinity Group Members participate in programs and special events related to the mission of each group. Each Affinity Group has its own board and special events, […]

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All Together: The Sculpture of Chaim Gross

Oct

29

American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904 – 91) is renowned for his figurative direct carvings in wood from the first half of the 20th century. In the mid-1950s, however, he began to make large-scale bronzes that enabled him to shift from the solid massing of his carvings to a more open, linear style. From 1957 through the 1980s, Gross created more than 300 bronze works that range in scale from miniatures to life-size portraits to large-scale public works. Today approximately 100 of these bronzes are…

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Equality for All: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act

Jul

02

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted on July 2, 1964 outlawing discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The full title of the act reads: “An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide injunctive […]

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Decoding the Prints of William Walmsley

Nov

12

To get you to see his message and his commitment to the idea of freedom of expression, he exhibits an deep sense of irreverence, seeming to shout that nothing is sacred, not even art.

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Join us for the Ritz Chamber Players first concert of the 2013/2014 season!

Nov

07

Much like the Cummer’s current special exhibition Modern Dialect, the Ritz Chamber Players performance will offer a decidedly American flair!

Coffee and refreshments provided.

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A Quote about Modern Dialect from John & Susan Horseman

Nov

05

Modern Dialect is an exhibition created from the artwork of John and Susan Horseman’s collection of early American artwork. Their collection is focused on artwork from 1910-1960, and grew out of…

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