In celebration of Pi-Day, Leah and I scored theater tickets to the national tour of Waitress, presenting at Times-Union Center in downtown Jacksonville. Wanting to take advantage of fair weather, and never having seen Jacksonville during daylight hours, we decided to make an afternoon of it by visiting the Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens located in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood, a short distance from our evening venue.
Cummer Museum Of Arts And Gardens
We all decided to attend different cultural events so that we could each experience something interesting and still be able to come together after to discuss them. Going to something alone and being able to fully take in the experience was very rewarding. In the end, we were able to talk about our experiences in […]
During the weekend of February 22 I went to my home in Jacksonville, FL and had the opportunity to explore a cultural experience. I went to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. I heard about this place back when I was working in downtown Jacksonville, but I had never attended until now. I chose […]
During my visit at the Cummer museum I came across a special exhibit highlighting numerous artists during the Harlem Renaissance. Coming from a family of singers and performers my world of the arts have been confined to just that. I am aware of the many singers that have influenced our culture during this time period […]
Trekking Around Town – Jax & St. Augustine, FL (2019) Psalm 118:24: This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. We truly love hopping on an airplane, exploring a new city or breaking out of Ponte Vedra, FL to visit family, but a lot of times, […]
Culture In Florida is a monthly news roundup to showcase our state’s wonderful diversity, spotlight the organizations and artists that contribute so much to our communities, and stress the comprehensive benefits of arts and culture to Florida’s economy and quality of life. Holiday Fun Holiday fun continued at many organizations throughout the month. Fort Lauderdale’s Bonnet […]
I put this together for my business. Jacksonville is an up and coming city on the cusp of greatness and I am happy to be one of those people that get to see it change and evolve into what I know will be extraordinary. Looking for a relaxing yet adventurous getaway destination? Welcome to Jacksonville, […]
Jacksonville is undoubtedly a huge city. It is thought about to be a multi-cultural city and this goes back to the early days of Jacksonville. Some of the colonial powers that developed their territory in Jacksonville over time are French, Spanish and the British. Places to visit There are various locations to go to in […]
Hi everyone! For this blog post, I’m going to talk about my (free) trip to the Cummer museum in Jacksonville! If you ever find yourself wanting to look at unique, varied art in Jacksonville, this is the place to go for that. It has numerous art exhibits along with guides that can give you a […]
My trip to the Cummer art museum was surely a first in the many experiences I had regarding viewing art, which were not so well collected as were these in this well known cultural arts holding in Downtown, Jacksonville. When I first entered, I was greeted at the entrance with a young woman who gave […]
Culture In Florida is a monthly news roundup to showcase our state’s wonderful diversity, spotlight the organizations and artists that contribute so much to our communities, and stress the comprehensive benefits of arts and culture to Florida’s economy and quality of life. Welcome to a special Halloween edition of Culture In Florida! Many organizations got […]
Editor’s note: On September 25, 2018 City council unanimously approved Mayor Lenny Curry’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 budget whose general fund totals $1.2 billion. We decided to examine the city’s funding of children, arts and culture, libraries, and nonprofit organizations that support vulnerable people. We looked at a decade’s worth of city funding of the […]
Filmmaker Clément Cogitore has won the Prix Marcel Duchamp, painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye has won the Carnegie Prize, and more.
He is currently deputy director of the Toledo Museum of Art. Read More The post Adam Levine Named Director and CEO of Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens appeared first on ARTnews. View Source
Located in Jacksonville, FL The beautiful streets of Riverside and Avondale are lined with mature moss draped oak trees and many historic homes with beautifully landscaped lawns. Riverside/Avondale has a large Historic District, which is pictured on the map below. Information about the preservation society can be found on the Riverside/Avondale Preservation Society’s Website. A vintage […]