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Tag Archives: flowers

New Format for Members’ Openings

Oct

14

The first of our openings with this new format will for Modern Dialect, this Friday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. We will be offering art-making projects in the Mason Gallery, there will be live music, and we will be giving private exhibition tours at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.

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Art & Science: Tannins, Rope, and the St. Johns Riverkeeper

Jul

29

It is July, about half way between school terms, and it is week five of Camp Cummer. As usual, the summer at the Cummer has its rains and heat, its humidity and sweating brows. Art fills the studios, curiosity echoes in the galleries and lunchtime brings out a “roaring” play in the Gardens, as the campers tap into new found energy. Except for Wednesdays…

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In the Gallery: Pair of Ormolu Candelabra, after Etienne Falconet, 18th Century

May

28

This beautifully gilded pair of Louis XVI ormolu figural candelabra were cast after a model made by Falconet. Each displays a…

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Spring in the Cummer Gardens

Mar

20

It is spring time in the Cummer Gardens. Stop by to enjoy the beauty of nature in the lovely spring weather.

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What’s Blooming? Azaleas!

Feb

13

The Azalea, originally called Indica azalea, was first found in Japan when Asia was still the East Indies. Now azaleas not only pepper Asia and Europe, but they are also used in extraordinary quantity in the southeastern United States.

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What’s Blooming? Amaryllis

Apr

12

Amaryllis is also known as the belladonna lily or naked lady. The plant has beautiful trumpet-shaped blooms, long strap-like leaves, and is local to the tropical areas of South America.

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