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ART For ALL – Staff Participates in Disability Trianing

Apr

14

The Education Department at The Cummer recently participated in a professional development workshop to broaden their understanding of accessibility and arts education in children with disabilities.

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on William Zorach

Dec

17

The current exhibit Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, on display in the Mason Gallery until January 5, 2014, contains works made by various artists in the early to mid 20th century. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection also contains works by three of these artists: William Zorach, John Steuart Curry, and George Wesley Bellows.

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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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In the Gallery: David Called from His Flock by Carl Ruthart, c. 1672

Jun

04

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern From 1663 to 1664, Ruthart studied Flemish animal painting, especially the work of Jan Fyt and Frans Snyders.  In his own paintings he generally depicted hunts and animals, fighting or at rest, skillfully integrating them into the surrounding scenery. He varied the themes of his paintings by depicting animals [...]

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Cultural Connections – ZooFit

Jan

06

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has extended a special offer to members of The Cummer, through our Cultural Fusion partnership. Museum members can pay the same low, discounted rate for Zoo Fit classes that the Zoo members pay: $4.50 for drop-ins and $25 for a 10-walk pass.

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