Exhibition Programs

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6023.
  1. November 28 | A Taste of Home

    Members $50, Non-Members $60 | Registration required

    Join us for a special tasting experience inspired, not only by Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman, but also by the woman herself, who called Northeast Florida home. This evening will feature culinary creations by local chef Kenny Gilbert and our very own Cummer Café. Chef Gilbert is known for his various restaurants around Jacksonville, his involvement in the local food scene, and for being a contestant on Top Chef Season 7. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6023.

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  2. November 28 | A Taste of Home

    Members $50, Non-Members $60 | Registration required | Adults only

    Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

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  3. December 12 | Talks & Tea: Lost in Paradise

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    You are invited to the Museum to enjoy an insightful talk on the Musuem’s sculpture garden exhibition, Carlos Rolón: Lost in Paradise, led by guest curator Aaron Levi Garvey over a cup of tea and a sweet treat. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6023.

    Check-in will be in the Cummer Museum Lobby. Please note we do not offer refunds. You must use your reservation for the date purchased. 

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  4. January 5 | Labor of Love: Augusta Savage's Blueprint Lecture with Dr. Jeffreen Hayes

    Free | Registration required

    Augusta Savage (1892 - 1962) provided a blueprint for the Harlem community members she tirelessly worked with and for, the artists she mentored, and the youth she taught throughout her lifetime. Guest Curator, Dr. Jeffreen Hayes, will highlight specific creative strategies Savage instituted to navigate the art world that can be used in the contemporary moment to affect change and build community.

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  5. January 5 | Labor of Love: Augusta Savage's Blueprint Lecture with Dr. Jeffreen Hayes

    Free | Registration required

    Augusta Savage (1892 - 1962) provided a blueprint for the Harlem community members she tirelessly worked with and for, the artists she mentored, and the youth she taught throughout her lifetime. Guest Curator, Dr. Jeffreen Hayes, will highlight specific creative strategies Savage instituted to navigate the art world that can be used in the contemporary moment to affect change and build community.

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  6. February 6 | Augusta's Artistic Genius with the Jacksonville Public Library

    Free | No registration required | Ages 12-18 | Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch

    This program will educate participants on the life and work of artist Augusta Savage, and will increase participants’ cultural competence and creativity, through art activities and educational discussion. This event will be held at and hosted by the Jacksonville Public Library in their Teen Department at the Main Library.

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  7. February 9 | Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman with the Jacksonville Public Library

    Free | No registration required | Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch

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  8. February 13 | Talks & Tea: Augusta Savage

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    You are invited to the Museum to enjoy an insightful talk on Augusta Savage led by Museum staff over a cup of tea and a sweet treat. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6023.

     

    Check-in will be in the Cummer Museum Lobby.

     

    Please note we do not offer refunds. You must use your reservation for the date purchased. 

     

     

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  9. February 16 | Books & Bricks - Augusta Savage Sculpts! (and so Can You!) with the Jacksonville Public Library

    Free | No registration required | Ages 5 to 12 | Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch

    This program will introduce school age children to local sculptor Augusta Savage, her role in the Harlem Renaissance, her work for equal rights in the arts, as well as her teaching studio fostering a rising generation of artists. Children will create a collaborative Lego display and discuss her life and career. This event will be held at and hosted by the Jacksonville Public Library in their Terry Children’s Theater at the Main Library.

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  10. February 27 | Ritz Chamber Concert: Augusta Savage

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Enjoy a special performance by the world-class musicians of the Ritz Chamber Players, an organization that seeks to foster the appreciation of chamber music through performances and educational outreach featuring preeminent African American musicians and composers, with an emphasis on building audiences and arts inclusion that reflects our diverse society. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6023.

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  11. March 19 | Panel Discussion: A Closer Look at Gender and Legacy

    Free | Registration required

    Join the Cummer Museum, MOSH, and Generation W for a panel discussion elevating women’s stories and achievements. Take a closer look at the impact of gender on legacy and career through the stories of two local women: artist Augusta Savage, and architect Henrietta Dozier.

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  12. March 26 | A Legacy of Service: Honoring the Contributions of Women who Impacted the First Coast

    Free | Registration required
    Ritz Theatre & Museum

    Augusta Savage was a remarkable change agent in her Harlem community. Join the Ritz Theatre & Museum and UNF for an informative evening highlighting local women who have made an impact within the greater Jacksonville community, and how their legacies are being preserved for future generations.

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  13. March 26 | A Legacy of Service: Honoring the Contributions of Women Who Impacted the First Coast

    Free | Registration required
    Ritz Museum and Theatre

    Augusta Savage was a remarkable change agent in her Harlem community. Join the Ritz Theatre & Museum and UNF for an informative evening highlighting local women who have made an impact within the greater Jacksonville community, and how their legacies are being preserved for future generations. For further information or to register, contact Adonnica Toler at 904.807.2014 or atoler@smgjax.com.

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  14. April 6 | Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman Closing Celebration

    Free | No registration required

    Join us for a free, family-friendly, closing celebration for Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman with live music, a fun art activity for children, New York Times bestselling Author Vashti Harrison, and an original spoken word performance directed by Yvette Angelique Hyater-Adams. 

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