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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors – Charles and Elli Zimmerman

Aug

05

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern   Fashion photography is considered the middle ground between high art and advertising, the bourgeoisie and pop culture. Some of the most prolific fashion photographers have produced work in the last century that changed the way we looked at photography and editorial fashion. Charles and Elli Zimmerman are fortunate [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Cullen Hammond

Jul

22

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern   Part of the thrill of collecting is the process of finding a piece: negotiating prices, working with dealers, going to auctions, and hunting for the treasure. A collector falls in love with a piece, an artist, a movement, and embarks on the adventure to find such works. Cullen [...]

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This Seat’s Taken

Jul

10

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is hosting a performance written and directed by Barbara Colaciello on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. “This Seat’s Taken” is a new play by Barbara Colaciello that tells the story of Rosa Parks and the event that became the tipping point of the Civil Rights Movement. This [...]

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Letter from the Director: Cara Bowyer, Director of Events & Programs

Jun

27

We are less than half way through the year and 2014 has already proven to be scintillating.  From a programming perspective, the Cummer has offered 6 lectures, 28 docent led tours, 6 musical concerts, and numerous other programs surrounding the exhibition calendar.  We enjoyed a lively and well-attended Garden Month, and continue to welcome great crowds [...]

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Featured Artwork: Stela of Iku & Mer-imat

Jun

24

This stela depicts a nobleman named Iku and his wife, Mer-imat. One of the principal purposes of the stela is explained in the vertical inscription located in front of the striding Iku. This written “appeal to the living” asks those who pause in front of it to read the text aloud, providing the deceased with [...]

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A Night of Americana – Canary in the Coalmine

Jun

19

  Founded in the streets of Asheville, North Carolina, Canary in the Coalmine is a Jacksonville based folk group influenced by Appalachian folk and alternative country sounds. This Americana folk band is led by songwriters Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker. Members include Peter Mosely on upright bass and backing vocals, Philip Pan on violin, Arvid Smith [...]

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