The Cummer Museum is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and exceptional experience for every visitor and staff member. The principles of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion apply to all aspects of the Museum’s operations. The Museum does not tolerate verbal or physical harassment, discriminatory or threatening behavior, or any interference with the experience of others. The Museum reserves the right to revoke the admission and/or membership of any person acting in an unacceptable or inappropriate manner, including but not limited to:
· abusive or intimidating language or behavior, including unwelcome sexual comments and/or physical advances
· failure to follow the instructions of Museum staff
· photographing and/or filming staff members or visitors in a manner that the staff determines is disruptive.
MUSEUM HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Gardens close when the Museum closes or at dusk (whichever is sooner) and during inclement weather. Operating hours for the Cummer Café vary. The Cummer Shop is open during Museum hours and always available online. The Museum will be closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year’s Day.
We are committed to making sure that every visitor has an exceptional experience. For this reason we reserve the right to limit capacity.
Children (Ages 5 and under): Free
Students (Ages 6 - 17): $15
College Students: Free Tues - Fri, $15 Sat & Sun with I.D.
Free admission, except for ticketed events, second and third Tuesdays, 4 to 9 p.m. Sponsored by VyStar Credit Union.
Free admission, except for ticketed events, fourth Friday of the month, 4 to 9 p.m. Sponsored by PNC Bank.
Free admission, the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Citi.
Free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders the first full weekend of each month, provided by Museums on Us.
Free admission for SNAP EBT and WIC cardholders everyday, provided through Museums For All.
Diversity, Equity, Access, & Inclusion
The Museum is dedicated to cultivating meaningful partnerships and promote strong community engagement. Our vision is to be a socially responsible partner that connects diverse audiences and is inclusive and representative of our community.
We are committed to ensuring our facilities, exhibitions, programs, and services are accessible to all visitors. In addition, the Museum offers a range of accommodations to those with disabilities. Click here to view the full accessibility policy or contact the Museum’s Accessibility Coordinator at 904.899.6005 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAND & LABOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The Cummer Museum resides within the ancestral and unceded homelands of the Timucua, indigenous peoples who inhabited the present-day geographies of southeast Georgia into north and central Florida. It is believed that the last Timucua left the area with the Spanish when Florida ceded to England, with the last known Timucua, Juan Alonso Cabale, dying in Cuba in 1767. When visiting the Cummer Museum’s Gardens, we invite you to join us in acknowledging the significance of place, legacies of dispossession, and offering respect and care for the land and its resources.
829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
For general inquiries, please call 904.356.6857. To reach a specific department, dial the extensions listed below:
|Event Rentals||ext. 6026|
|Group Tours||ext. 6023|
|Human Resources||ext. 6028|
|Individual Giving||ext. 6025|
|Rights & Reproductions||ext. 6020|
|School Tours||ext. 6004|
|Visitor Experience||ext. 6007|
- Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D, George W. and Kathleen I. Gibbs Director and Chief Executive Officer
- Kelly Harvey, Chief Advancement Officer
- Lisa Kaspar, Chief Operations Officer
- Holly Keris, J. Wayne & Delores Barr Weaver Chief Curator
- Kim Kuta Dring, Director of Education
- Patrick MacRae, Doolittle Family Director of Gardens and Horticulture
- Kimberly S. Noble, Chief Financial Officer
- Susan Tudor, Director of Retail Operations and Visitor Experience
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
- Mari Kuraishi – Chair
- Michael Munz– Vice Chair
- James A. Richardson, II – Secretary
- Lance Windley – Treasurer
- Atiya Abdelmalik
- Yared Alula
- Sallie Ball
- Nancy Chartrand
- Charmaine T. M. Chiu
- Howard Dodson
- Susan DuBow
- Anne Egan
- Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
- Kenyon Merritt
- Marcy Moody
- William H. Morris
- Pam D. Paul
- Teresa Radzinski
- Ronald Rettner
- Elaine Stallings
- Preeti Swani
- Mitchell Terk
- Clay B. Tousey, Jr.
- Ashley Stein Wotiz
REQUESTS & POLICIES
Donations from the Cummer Museum will be considered for non-profits' fundraising programs and organizations' charitable initiatives. Because we are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the Museum cannot provide financial sponsorships or program advertising; however, requests for complimentary passes or memberships will be considered.
Request a CHARITABLE Donation (Charitable Donation Requests are unavailable at this time)
We encourage visitors to limit the number of personal belongings and bags brought into the Museum. Oversized bags, backpacks, suitcases, and large umbrellas are not allowed in the galleries. Museum staff may ask you to hand-carry smaller backpacks, or wear them on your front, to protect the artworks. Please note that we do not offer coat check or bag storage at this time. Strollers are permitted in the galleries.
News and press releases from the Cummer Museum
May 11, 2023: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens receives grant
April 7, 2023: Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Makes History With 'Flamboyance'
December 23, 2022: Spotlight On: Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Director & CEO, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
November 1, 2022: New Jacksonville museum shows feature armor, avant-garde
November 1, 2022: The Age of Armor Exhibit
September 18, 2022: ‘Deborah Roberts: I’m’ Opens At Cummer Museum of Art And Gardens In Jacksonville For Final Stop Of National Tour
July 28, 2022: Cummer Museum opens new exhibition: Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon (ArtDaily.com)
July 14, 2022: Summer at the Cummer (WJCT News): Featuring Holly Keris, J. Wayne & Delores Barr Weaver Chief Curator and Hiromi Moneyhun, a Jacksonville-based papercut artist
July 8, 2022: From centuries-old Asian stoneware to a provocative look at racism: Jacksonville art museums debut new shows (Florida Times-Union)
June 29, 2022: Exhibition of Rockefeller Asian art collection transports, teaches (See Great Art)
Mar. 29, 2022: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens announces Revolve: Spotlight on the Permanent Collection
Mar. 16, 2022: New Exhibit at Jacksonville's Cummer Museum tells stories behind folk art
Mar. 8, 2022: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Announces Appointment of Interim Chief Advancement Officer and Manager of Marketing and Communication
Mar. 7, 2022: A Different Perspective
Nov. 10, 2021: Jacksonville arts and culture staple, Cummer Museum celebrates 60th anniversary
Oct. 14, 2021: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Exhibition Honors Cheyenne Warrior Artists
Aug. 31, 2021: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardents Appoints Kimberly Noble as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
July 23, 2021: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardents presents Rebecca Louise Law: The Journey
Jun. 30, 2021: Summer at the Cummer returns Friday Nights to Jacksonville, FL
Apr 15, 2021: Cummer Museum debuts new race and representation photography exhibition
Apr 15, 2021: Selfie-Show: New exhibition at Cummer Museum features striking self-portraits
Apr 14, 2021: New exhibit at Cummer Museum opens up dialogue about racial injustice
Mar 30, 2021: The Black Woman Artist Who Crafted a Life She Was Told She Couldn’t Have
Mar 17, 2021: One of the 'most exciting developments in museum leadership in America' at The Cummer
Mar 17, 2021: Women at The Cummer Museum putting Jacksonville on the map with new exhibit
Recent Press Releases:
May 4, 2023: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Awarded $650,000 by Initiative Funded by Ford Foundation, Mellon Foundation, Pilot House Philanthropy and Alice L. Walton Foundation
April 20, 2023: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Celebrates National Garden Month 2023 by Announcing a $1 Million Garden Endowment Gift
March 16, 2023: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Appoints Kelly C. Harvey as Chief Advancement Officer
March 7, 2023: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Flamboyance! A Topiary Menagerie
February 14, 2023: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Anila Quayyum Agha: Flight Patterns
December 20, 2022: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Receives $1 Million Grant from the Prestigious Mellon Foundation
October 12, 2022: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents The Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Armory Collection at the Worcester Art Museum
September 1, 2022: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Deborah Roberts: I’m
June 15, 2022: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon: Masterworks from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection at Asia Society
Mar. 10, 2022: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Announces Appointment of Patrick MacRae as the Doolittle Family Director of Gardens and Horticulture
Feb. 1, 2022: The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection
Jan. 26, 2022: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Board of Trustees Announces Appointment of Four New Members
Nov. 18, 2021: Holiday Season
Nov. 9, 2021: 60th Anniversary
Oct. 11, 2021: Impisioned but Empowered: Cheyenne Warrior Artits at Fort Marion
July 30, 2021: Rebecca Louise Law: The Journey
Apr 14, 2021: Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail The Dark Lioness
Feb 9, 2021: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Board of Trustees Announces Appointment of Four New Board Members
Oct 22, 2020: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens to Celebrate the Beauty of the Natural World with Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment