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.
SAINT AUGUSTINE – – The historic Ximenez-Fatio House Museum at 20 Aviles Street in downtown St. Augustine, recently hosted members of The Watsonia Garden Circle of the Garden Club of Jacksonville, Inc. The group also included property owners of the House who are members of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America 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 […]
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 […]
The 16-foot-high sculpture of The Harp amazed visitors at the 1939 World’s Fair held in the Flushing Meadows area of New York City. It commemorated the contributions of black music to America and resembled a giant harp. Standing as the harp’s strings were 12 black figures standing at graduated heights on the sounding board, which […]