In the ‘90s, it became clear that the Florida Department of Transportation was going to need to build a replacement for the existing Fuller Warren Bridge. The bridge had been built in the mid-‘50s and was becoming increasingly worn down due to heavy daily traffic. FDOT began drafting plans for a new bridge to replace […]
Cummer Museum Of Arts And Gardens
“The New-York Historical Society presents the work of Augusta Savage (1892-1962) in Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman. Savage overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become an instrumental artist, educator, and community organizer during the Harlem Renaissance; yet her work is largely unknown today. The exhibition features more than 50 works of art and archival materials that explore Savage’s legacy […]
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The image I choose to connect with 3D Color and Design is Janet Fish’s piece”After a Wedding.” I went to the Cummer Museum of Arts & Garden in Jacksonville Florida during spring break. This stuck out to me, because the vibrancy of each color. Fish use different shades of pinks and purples to show diversity […]
I went to the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens located in Jacksonville, Florida. I’ve attended art walk before which has some museums you can go in but other than that I have not been to any other museums in Jacksonville. I don’t attend museums often, but when I do, I always question why I […]
Here at TOTC we have a passion for exploring the beautiful and eclectic neighborhoods that makeup the Northeast Florida area. We wanted to showcase the uniqueness of the areas in our “Neighborhoods We Love” feature series and we’re especially thrilled about the next neighborhood we’re featuring: Riverside/Avondale. We’ve highlighted some great areas in art, food, shopping and culture below.
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 back! Here’s a taste of arts and culture in Florida during March 2019: […]
Washington and Lee University is proud to announce this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award winners. The recipients will receive their awards during Alumni Weekend, May 2 – 5, 2019. Willis (Billy) M. Ball III ‘69 A commerce major, Billy was a four-year letterman in swimming, serving as co-captain during his senior year. He was a member […]
Whether you’re in town for a few days or a lifelong resident, there are certain views in Jacksonville that should be a part of anyone’s bucket list. The city is blessed with beautiful natural preserves, a tropical climate, and the presence of the St. Johns River. We’ve highlighted a handful of sightseeing opportunities that are, […]
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.
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 […]