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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, George and Missy Good



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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Healing Through the Arts: Part I



The HEAL Foundation has found that creativity can alleviate autism symptoms while expanding horizons. This is part one of a three part series that looks at the positive effects the explorations of art provides children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Art can play an important role in the lives of many children, teens, and adults diagnosed […]

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ART For ALL – Staff Participates in Disability Trianing



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



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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What’s Blooming? Plumbago!



The Cummer Store has a wide variety of gifts, trinkets, and art that would interest any customer. With a unique quality of product, customers with distinctive tastes are sure to find…

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The Search for the Great American Museum Advocate



The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) is looking for compelling stories from museum visitors about how their lives have been touched. We want to hear your stories. We will choose the most…

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