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



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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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on George Wesley Bellows



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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New Photography Policy



In an attempt to improve our visitor’s experience of the Museum & Gardens, we are instituting a new Photography Policy. Below is a list of some of the main changes and important points in the Policy. The complete Photography Policy can be found on our website. Our main goal with this new policy is to enhance the experience of our visitors.

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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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A Brush with Nature at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens



Save the date for the 3rd annual plein air painting event at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens. A Brush with Nature, is a…

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Junior Docents Embrace New Technology for Exhibitions



The Junior Docent program began many years ago as a way to engage middle and high school age students in the museum. They don’t have to be artists, just curious about art and the way museums work. Many students…

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