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Tag Archives: watercolors

British Watercolors

Nov

26

Explore the rich history of British watercolors through works in the Cummer Museum’s permanent collection, recently given by Mr. and Mrs. Terrell Lee Bebout. Although this medium was viewed initially by many as a…

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Donor Highlight – Florida Blue

Oct

02

This month’s donor highlight is all about Florida Blue, a truly important partner that provides weekly evening access for visitors to enjoy exhibitions, activities, and programming at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Their investment supports…

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Art & Science: Empathy for Paper

Dec

23

When discussing the pieces in the Museum, we often talk about “works of art on paper”, an interesting category that is not defined by historic period, artist, or even by artistic medium, but, by the material the work is on – paper. Works that include…

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In the Gallery: Passions of Christ by Romare Bearden,1945

Jul

02

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern After serving in the Army during World War II, Bearden created a series of cubist inspired watercolors and paintings and called, The Passion of Christ.  This this series was first exhibited at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Bearden’s first New York show. Interestingly, most of the series was done in watercolor.  […]

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In the Gallery: Hunting Alligators by Theodor de Bry, 1591 in La Florida Exhibit

May

07

In 2013, Florida is commemorating the 500-year anniversary of the arrival of Europeans and Africans in the Americas. Juan Ponce de León’s expedition…

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A Brush with Nature at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Mar

04

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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