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Tag Archives: New York City

Art in the Gardens: The Gargoyle



The Gargoyle that seems so at home in the Italian garden, here at The Cummer Museum, made its original home on a building in New York City. In 1981, The Cummer Museum…

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LaVilla: “Harlem of the South” – Bus Tour



Travel through Jacksonville’s LaVilla neighborhood on a stimulating bus tour and learn about the rich history of this cultural area. From the Ritz Museum and Theatre to the old Globe Theatre, now the Clara White Mission, hear stories of the famous musicians, artists, and writers who contributed to…

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Histories in Africa: 20 Years of Photography by Elizabeth Gilbert



The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is excited to present a remarkable body of work by photojournalist Elizabeth Gilbert. Opening September 13, Histories in Africa: 20 Years of Photography by Elizabeth Gilbert draws from her impressive career documenting this extraordinary continent.

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Happy Birthday Frederick Carl Frieseke!



A dancer, sitting legs crossed upon a stool, holds a mirror up to her face. Lifting her hand to her lips, she applies lipstick just before going on stage. She is clothed in a soft pink garment that slips down to reveal her pale shoulder. The woman is surrounded by pink, blue and white floral drapery…

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New Additions: Bob Thompson – The Tempest



As an African American artist in New York City, Bob Thompson was immersed in the cities vibrant surroundings. He visited…

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Garden Week 2012: Charles Birnbaum Lecture and Continental Coffee



The Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Charles Birnbaum will speak on cultural landscape stewardship and preservation highlighting connections to Cummer architectural design.

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