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Art & Science: Tannins, Rope, and the St. Johns Riverkeeper

Jul

29

It is July, about half way between school terms, and it is week five of Camp Cummer. As usual, the summer at the Cummer has its rains and heat, its humidity and sweating brows. Art fills the studios, curiosity echoes in the galleries and lunchtime brings out a “roaring” play in the Gardens, as the campers tap into new found energy. Except for Wednesdays…

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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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Art After Hours with the Up & Cummers

Nov

28

Art After Hours is a fun way to mix and mingle with friends at The Cummer, while enjoying and learning about art. For our upcoming event, we are taking the it one step further by adding shopping!

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Late Night Bon Voyage for Monet was a Misfit. Renoir was a Rebel. Pissaro was a Punk.

May

02

It’s true! The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will stay open until Midnight on Saturday, May 5, giving you one last opportunity to see…

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In the Gallery: Greek – Attic black-figure Amphora

Mar

27

The amphora was a common piece in Ancient Greece and typically sculpted with a tapered base and neck, a wide body and two handles. This vase-shaped container was used as a storage vessel or transportation vessel for both…

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What is Art? Art is Inked!

Mar

23

What is tattoo art? Is it simply infusing ink into your skin or is it so much more…? To some, it’s a permanent reminder, to others self-expression or religious transformation – and to the artists, it is the most unique and fragile mobile canvas one could ask for to showcase their passion.

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