Art & Culture

St. Augustine: A Cultural Tapestry

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St. Augustine: A Cultural Tapestry

St. Augustine is a treasure trove of arts, culture and heritage woven together in a fine and colorful tapestry. Traveling just thirty minutes from Jacksonville, you are transported in both time and place, far from the hustle and stress of digital life.

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An Affinity for Oysters

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An Affinity for Oysters

Oysters have played an important role in human civilization for thousands of years, even here in Northeast Florida. When the first Europeans arrived along the First Coast in the 1500s, oysters were already a substantial part of the diet enjoyed by local Timucua. Evidence is clearly visible in the remarkable number of oyster middens (large mounds of discarded oyster shells) that dot the coastline. 

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Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

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Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

“Why are the noses broken?”
That question, a frequent one asked by visitors of the Brooklyn Museum’s Senior Curator of Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Near Eastern Art Edward Bleiberg, inspired the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest exhibition, Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

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The Exhibition Matrix

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The Exhibition Matrix

What role do exhibitions serve at an art museum? Museums, after all, are a particular type of institution defined in large part by the presence of a permanent collection.

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Spirited Collaboration

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Spirited Collaboration

In an inspired arts and business collaboration, born just in time for locally-focused holiday gift-giving, Manifest Distilling has released the Commedia Dell’Arte Artist Collector’s Series.

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Keeping Hope Alive

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Keeping Hope Alive

National Geographic Photo Ark by Photographer Joel Sartore at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

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A Horrific History

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A Horrific History

MOSH’s exhibit on racial terror lynchings informs and invites reflection

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Artscapade Comes of Age

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Artscapade Comes of Age

Artscapade, the annual event benefitting Patrons of the Hearts (POTH), is celebrating fifteen years of bringing together philanthropy, children’s health institutions, the arts community in all its forms, generous giving friends, knowledgeable teams of physicians and medical staff, business owners, performers, foodies, and grateful families to create a fun celebration that raises funds for POTH.

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Caregiving Through Art

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Caregiving Through Art

Community Hospice & Palliative Care is pleased to present art on view in the public spaces as part of a permanent, curated collection in the new Community Hospice Center for Caring on the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville-Downtown campus.

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Alexis’ Art Show Dream

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Alexis’ Art Show Dream

What Alexis wants you to know about her is that she is creative and has always dreamed of sharing her creativity by exhibiting her art. Dreams Come True of Jacksonville, The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, and sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty are making this dream a reality. Alexis will show her work in The Cummer’s Uible Loggia on January 22, 2020. 

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