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Tag Archives: history

A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art

Mar

10

Written by Caitlyn Gutierrez, Curatorial Intern The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens would like to present A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art. This exhibit is composed of 22 photographic images captured over the course of the Civil Rights Movement, from 1956 – 1968. These photographs were [...]

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Our Shared Past: Highlight on Jim Draper

Jan

21

There will be artist appearances at the Stein Gallery January through April. Each Saturday, artists from the exhibition will be in the Gallery from 1 to 3 p.m. Others will make appearances…

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on John Steuart Curry

Dec

10

The current exhibit Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, on display in the Mason Gallery until January 5, 2014, contains works made by various artists in the early to mid 20th century. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection also contains works by three of these artists: William Zorach, John Steuart Curry, and George Wesley Bellows.

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In the Gallery: Venus, Roman-Egyptian, 1st-2nd cent. A.D.

Dec

03

In Greek and Roman mythology, Venus, known as “Aphrodite” in Greek, is the goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, and prosperity. Across history, poetry, and songs have been created and wars have been started in honor of her influence over…

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A Quote about Modern Dialect from John & Susan Horseman

Nov

05

Modern Dialect is an exhibition created from the artwork of John and Susan Horseman’s collection of early American artwork. Their collection is focused on artwork from 1910-1960, and grew out of…

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The Sculpture Garden: Coming this September!

Aug

30

The creation of the J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Community Sculpture Garden & Plaza, located on the front lawn of the Art Connections building, will mark the completion of…

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