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Tag Archives: United States

Equality for All: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act

Jul

02

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted on July 2, 1964 outlawing discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The full title of the act reads: “An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide injunctive [...]

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on William Zorach

Dec

17

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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Top 10 Facts About The Great Depression

Nov

19

This series will highlight 10 quick and easy facts about different cultures, artistic movements, and stylistic periods. Stay tuned for the next list in the series!
To see more paintings from Modern Dialect, come visit the Museum before January 5th, 2014.

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It is Annual Audit Time!

Oct

25

We are just 15 days away from the start of our annual, independent audit. Why the unbridled excitement you ask? Well, our audit ensures…

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Educational Aspects of the Sculpture Garden

Sep

16

September 21st will bring the opening of The Cummer Museum’s newest exhibition space, the J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Community Sculpture Garden & Plaza, located at the northwest corner of the Museum campus. This space represents a markedly different approach to…

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What’s Blooming? – Mahonia Bealei

Mar

06

The Mahonia bealei, also known as Beale’s Barberry or Leatherleaf Mahonia, is an evergreen small shrub native to China. This plant flourishes in…

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