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Tag Archives: culture

Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good

Aug

26

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For many of us, our knowledge of the world encompasses only a small area: our city, our state, maybe our country. We learn about the rest of the world in school, through conversation, reading, movies, vacation, etc. But one of the most important and effective ways to learn about [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Dr. Diane DeMell Jacobsen

Jul

15

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern As cultural institutions, Museums exist based on the premise that they are responsible for the exhibition and preservation of our visual history. The collection of objects and motivation for exhibiting select artworks lies in significance of art in its representation of a culture, a history, and a visual framework [...]

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Collector’s Choice: Featured Collector, Brandon Choy

Jun

10

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern The process of viewing and falling in love with an art piece is an experience that one rarely forgets. The physical experience is often intoxicating, almost disorienting, walking through a space and seeing a piece that seems to hold its own magnetic charge pulling the viewer towards it. This [...]

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First Coast Cultural Institutions Offer Special Summer Discount

Jun

03

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is delighted to announce its Summer Membership Promotion. From June 1-August 17, any existing member of The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), or Museum of Science and History (MOSH) will receive…

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Perspectives on Empathy: Art, Religion, and Science

Jan

23

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens presents a panel discussion, “Perspectives on Empathy: Art, Religion, and Science,” on Tuesday, February 4, at 7:00 pm. The panel will be…

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Jr. Docent Podcast #8: Expressions of a National Identity

Apr

25

Porcelain made by the Imperial Porcelain Factory first reflected the European culture that…

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