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Tag Archives: poetry

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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In Black & White: Works by Women of Vision

Oct

07

This artful program held at The Cummer, is observed as a national model, serves as a vehicle for personal reflections, demonstrates the communicative power of visual and literary arts, and develops accessibility awareness for all.

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Cultural Connections: Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Part 1

Nov

02

As part of a community partnership, the Museum will be hosting students from the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts for their Senior’s Creative Writing: Reading Night, 4 times this year. As a port of the partnership, we would like to share some of the student’s work with the community.

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LaVilla: “Harlem of the South” – Bus Tour

Oct

19

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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Celebrating Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month with the Women of Vision Exhibition

Oct

08

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will celebrate Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month this October with the opening of The Women of Vision exhibition in Art Connections. Art Beyond Sight (ABS) was created in 1987 on the premise that everyone must have access to the world’s visual culture if they are to participate fully in their communities and in the world at large.

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Folio Weekly Exhibition Artist Highlight: Brianna Angelakis

Aug

28

Brianna Marie Angelakis (b. 1990) is a young, American artist. She was born in Massachusetts and moved to New Hampshire during her early teen years. She moved to…

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