Cummer Museum and Gardens

Illuminated fabric sculptures are being placed throughout the Cummer's gardens.
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Friday night, Dec. 4, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens will debut Illuminating Nature.

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Adam Levine, who was hired as the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens CEO in October 2018, has announced he is leaving.

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The gardens at the Cummer Museum are having a coming out party of sorts this weekend.

The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens.
The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens will host a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event, featuring art engagement and special commemorations along with free admission.

Adam M. Levine, George W. and Kathleen I. Gibbs Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Cummer Museum.
Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens.

The Cummer Museum’s new Director and CEO says he plans to seek input from community stakeholders as he looks to make the institution as relevant as possible for Northeast Florida.

Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens.

Adam M. Levine, Ph.D. will become the next leader of the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens.

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The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville has created a new exhibition focusing on the late artist Augusta Savage, a Green Cove Springs native.

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Friday’s upcoming exhibit at the Cummer Museum of Arts and Garden will have a focus on the Navy and its sailors’ activities during World War Two.

Bold City Brewing Beer To Help Restore Cummer Gardens

Dec 22, 2017
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Jacksonville’s Bold City Brewery is preparing a beer inspired by the Cummer Museum’s gardens, and planning to give the museum a portion of the sales for garden restoration.

The name of the beer: Avant Gardener.

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Former Cummer Museum Director Hope McMath says she wants to serve as a catalyst for personal and collective growth by displaying thought-provoking exhibitions and promoting community dialogue.

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The Jacksonville Public Library unveiled a piece of art Wednesday from Harlem Renaissance sculptor and Jacksonville native Augusta Savage.

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Fifty four objects are strung together to tell the story of Islamic and Middle Eastern culture in the Cummer Museum of Art and Garden’s new exhibit, “Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.”

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As the work week comes to an end, let WJCT's interns Kayla Davis, Blake Allen and Andre Roman be your guides for art, culture and fun on the First Coast.

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The program is hosted by Vince Kong and features the best stories from the past week.

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The Cummer Museum’s Executive Director Hope McMath announced her resignation Tuesday.

McMath, 45, said she  worked at the Cummer for almost half her life — 22 years, seven as director— so quitting wasn’t easy.  

“It’s been a very challenging, very difficult decision and sad,” she said. “But the right decision at the right time.”