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Tag Archives: education

Letter from the Director, Hope McMath

Dec

02

Nudity in art.  The role of museums.  Artistic freedom.  Public funding of arts and culture.  The individual creative voice.  Collective will. These are all topics that have been at the center of a debate in our community that arose from a work currently on display in Angela Strassheim’s exhibition at MOCA Jacksonville.   The media has […]

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Fifth Grade Garden Tours: Gardners by Design

Nov

30

Fifth graders step into a landscape architect’s shoes as they solve the problems of garden design. How do you blend a landscape and a built environment? How should it feel? Textures, shapes, colors, and symmetry are all elements that are part of good garden design. How do you deal with scale? Unlike paintings, living things grow. Will this plant still…

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Save the Date for the 2015 Cummer Ball

Nov

26

The 2015 Cummer Ball will be held April 25, 2015. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with a contemporary edge and energy drawn from Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making…

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December Children’s Classes

Nov

04

Written by Alsatia Brown, Marketing Intern The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens holds classes for all ages throughout the year.  In our monthly Art for Two class, for Preschoolers and Kindergartners, you and your child can spend a morning exploring the Museum and making an art project. In the Art Adventures class, elementary and middle school students […]

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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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Healing Through the Arts: Part I

Jun

09

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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