You missed a lot at the Cummer in February. Why loose out on all the fine arts, education and entertainment that the Museum has to offer? Grab your calendar and make plans to visit the Cummer Museum of Arts & Garden this month.
Yoga in the Gardens with Casita Yoga Studio: March 7, 2020 from 11 a.m. to Noon. Free | No registration required.
Literarture with Art Lecturer Cindy Edelman and Author Stacey Goldring: March 11, 2020 from 12 to 1 p.m. Searching for Identity: Part three of four that explores the universality of the arts. $25 Members, $30 Non-Members | Registration required.
Garden Concert with The Chris Thomas Band: March 14, 2020 from 7 to 9 p.m. $25 Members, $40 Non-Member, $500 Reserved Tables | Registration required.
Family Open Studio: March 15, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m. Free drop-in art-making activity for all ages. Free with admission | No registration required.
Pop-Up Art Building: March 15, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m. Free pop-up construction, art, and architecture activities. What ideas will you build? Free with admission | No registration required.
Striking Up: Conversation, Performance, and Art with Phase Eight Theater Company: March 20, 6 to 7 p.m. | March 22, 1 to 2 p.m. In partnership with Phase Eight Theater Company, a one-act meditation on the nature of iconoclasm. $20 Members, $30 Non-Members | Registration required.
Gallery Talk: March 25, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. with Eugène Louis Charvot. $5 Members, $10 Non-Members | Registration required. Painting several small works gives students the opportunity to learn color mixing, composition, painting techniques, and work on a variety of subjects such as landscapes, floral, or still life. Reference material will be provided, and each student will complete four or more original paintings. Participants can sign up for one or both sessions. Click here to learn more and review the required supply list.
Session 1: March 14 & 15
Session 2: March 21 & 22
Noon to 4 p.m.
Single Two-Day Session: Members $105, Non-Members $140 | Ages 18+ Discounts available when registering for both sessions | Registration required. Cultivate your child's creativity in the Cummer’s summer camp. Young artists will observe and explore artwork in the galleries and gardens, experiment with different art media in the studio, and create and show–off their artwork in an open house each week.
Elementary School Camp
Students grades 1 through 6 | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Extended hours available. Members $200, Non-Members $230 (scholarships available).
Week 1: Line, Shape, and Color – June 8 through 12
Week 2: Rhythm, Pattern, and Balance – June 15 through 19
Week 3: Land, Water, and Sky – June 22 through 26
Week 4: Artful Animals – July 6 through 10
Week 5: Sculpt It – July 13 through 17
Week 6: Art Around the World – July 20 through 24
Middle School Camp
Students entering grades 6 through 9 | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Members $200, Non-Members $230 (scholarships available)
Printmaking and Mixed Media – July 27 through 31
Registration for ALL is required.
Eclectic Ecology: Landscape Perspectives From Ponce De León To Florida Man: December 20, 2019 through December 31, 2020. Florida conjures visions of a lush tropical paradise, with vast natural resources and endless opportunities for those most daring to try.
Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt: January 31 through April 26, 2020. Striking Power explores the history of iconoclasm in relation to ancient Egyptian art through forty masterpieces on loan from the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Striking Power is organized by the Brooklyn Museum of Art in collaboration with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation.
Eugène Louis Charvot: February 11, 2020 through September 28, 2020. The accompanying exhibition will be designed to highlight and celebrate the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ extensive holdings of Eugène Louis Charvot, the largest collection of Charvot works in the world.
Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon: Masterworks from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection at Asia Society: June 30, 2020 through October 18, 2020. This exhibition will present 67 masterpieces collected by John D. Rockefeller III (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992), illuminating the cultures and history of Asia.
Hamilton: How The Musical Remixes History - An Evening With Historian, Dr. Richard Bell: April 1-2, 2020 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $30 Members, $40 Non-Members | Registration required.
VyStar Credit Union Free Tuesdays — Free admission from 4 to 9 p.m.
PNC Bank Free Fridays — Free admission from 4 to 9 p.m.
Weaver First Saturday Free for All — Free admission the first Saturday of the month.
Florida Blue Free Third Saturday — Free admission the third Saturday of the month.
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
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