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Tag Archives: children

How and Why YOU Should Get Involved This Year at VSA 2014!

Mar

16

The Very Special Arts Festival (VSA Festival) is held at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens annually. The Cummer is home ot the Jacksonville affiliate of VSA, an international organization that provides exciting opportunities in the arts to children with disabilities. Over a four day period…

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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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We are having a blast this summer at Camp Cummer!

Jul

01

Fun, creativity, and imagination are running wild at the Museum this summer! Don’t miss out on the excitement, there is still space left! Enroll your child today in up to two weeks of camp!

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Drawing Class for Middle School Students

Jun

24

This July the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens will offer a drawing class specifically for middle school students. Instructor Daniel Loughran will lead students in grades 6 through 8 in drawing classes designed to teach basic techniques as well as skillful manipulation of the elements and principles of design.  This class is available to [...]

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Cummer Gardens Family Tour

Apr

25

Listen Now Get the Podcast Suscribe to the Cummer Podcast in iTunes Visit the podcast page on our blog Subscribe with your own podcast reader Download an MP3 of the podcast What is a Podcast? A podcast (or non-streamed webcast) is a series of digital audio files that are released episodically and often downloaded through a website. [...]

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A Brush with Nature at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Mar

04

Save the date for the 3rd annual plein air painting event at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens. A Brush with Nature, is a…

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