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PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Bob and Monica Jacoby

PARTNERS

  • Linda Alexander
  • Billy and Chris Ball
  • J. F. and Peggy Bryan
  • David and Ann Hicks
  • Dick and Marty Jones
  • Helen Lane
  • Russell and Joannie Newton
  • Mary Pietan
  • Jim and Joan Van Vleck

UNDERWRITERS

  • Tom and Martha Baker
  • Catherine Beckham
  • James and Patricia Bent
  • Charlie and Vicky Commander
  • Preston and Joan Haskell
  • Mr. Josh Henry and Dr. Brett Chafin
  • Robert and Suzanne Hinckley
  • Joe and Renate Hixon
  • Randy and Becky Johnson
  • Carolyn Marsh Lindsay
  • Councilman Jim and Robin Love
  • Bitty McRae
  • Ryan Schwartz
  • Richey and Sandra Smith

SUSTAINERS

  • Frank and Mary Watson
  • Winston Family Foundation

FUNDERS

  • Bobby Arnold
  • Pete and Marilyn Carpenter
  • Chubb Personal Insurance
  • George and Ann Gibbs
  • Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board
  • Mike and Jennie Shad
  • Sally Simpson
  • Richard Skinner and Pattie Houlihan
  • Frank and Sally Surface

SPECIAL GIFTS TO THE ENGLISH GARDEN

  • Frank Barker
  • Bill and Barbara Maletz
  • Earle Mauldin
  • Jim and Joan Van Vleck

IN-KIND SPONSORS

  • Laura Haley
  • Agility Press
  • Chef’s Garden Catering and Events
  • DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront
  • Mark Grandin Events
  • Wingard Creative

Garden Programs

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6038.
  1. January 11 | La Dolce Vita: An Italian Dinner Party

    Prices vary | Registration required

    Join us for a unique Italian dining experience, in honor of the beautiful Italian Garden. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour offering guests an array of Italian moments. For dinner, the event will move to a seated, family-style Italian dining experience.

    A sampling of the menu includes:

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  2. February 15 | British Invasion: An English Dinner Party

    Prices vary | Registration required

    Calling all anglophiles! Do you fancy a pint? Round up some mates, dress in your British best, and join us at the Museum for a pub crawl style evening with a classy spin. Guests will enjoy live music, activities, beer pairings, and favorite pub cuisine! This jolly good evening will support the reconstruction of the English Gardens. RSVP by February 8.

     

    THE DINNER PARTY SERIES

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  3. February 17 | Art Adventures: The Lost Bird Project!

    Members $10, Non-Members $15 | Registration required

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  4. February 22 | Cummer Amelia and Cummer Beaches Spring Lunch, Lecture & Tour: In the Garden

    Members $30, Non-Members $45 | Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens | Registration required

    Cummer Amelia and Cummer Beaches partner for a Lunch, Lecture & Tour event at the Cummer Museum. Sharon Core, Eastman contemporary artist, will make a presentation relating to the exhibition, In the Garden. For further information, please contact Wendy Mayle at wmayle@cummermuseum.org or 904.899.6007.

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  5. March 3 | Spring Celebration & Plant Sale

    Free | No registration required

    Welcome Spring with a free family event and plant sale! Celebrate the coming of the season by purchasing plants and flowers from local vendors on the front lawn of the Museum. Enjoy plein air painting, live music, a hands-on family art activity, and garden tours throughout the day. For further information, please call 904.899.6038.

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  6. March 9 | Garden Concert: Crescendo Amelia

    Doors open at 6 p.m., concert from 7 to 9 p.m.

    Members $20, Non-Members $25, Reserved table with seating for 10 $400

    Featuring both male and female vocalists and an 8-piece horn section, this 14-piece band is guarnateed to get you out of your seat and dancing. From traditional jazz to Motown, pop, classic rock, and current dance music, Crescendo Amelia offers a little something for everyone.*

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  7. March 14 | Talks & Tea: The Historic Cummer Museum Gardens

    Members Free, Non-Members $6 | Registration required

    You are invited to the Museum to enjoy an insightful talk over a cup of tea and a sweet treat, led by Museum Educator Karl Boecklen, on the historic Cummer Museum Gardens. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6038. 

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  8. March 15 | “South” Hampton: A New York Dinner Party

    Prices vary | Registration required

    Travel back in time to the Gatsby era in New York’s Southampton community, where socialites were aplenty and parties were swanky. Guests are invited to don their best wingtips, t-straps, and other festive attire as we celebrate the era of innovation with a top secret prohibition cocktail, live swing music, and a seated dinner. This exciting evening will support the reconstruction of the Olmsted Garden, designed in the early 1930s by the fabled Olmsted Brothers Firm, which had ties to New York’s Central Park. RSVP by March 8.

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