Free Events

The first Saturday of each month at The Cummer is FREE FOR ALL, thanks to the generous support of Delores Barr Weaver and J. Wayne Weaver.

Guests can enjoy free admission, as well as art-making activities for all ages in the Cummer Gardens, live music, and a Docent-led tour at 2 p.m.

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6038.
  1. December 3 | International Day of Persons with Disabilities

     

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  2. December 4 | Illuminating Nature in the Cummer Gardens - Dec. 4

    Play witness to the transformative power of light and color in the Historic Gardens during Illuminating Nature. View a familiar landscape in a whole new light after the sun goes down.

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  3. December 8 | Illuminating Nature in the Cummer Gardens - Dec. 8

    Play witness to the transformative power of light and color in the Historic Gardens during Illuminating Nature. View a familiar landscape in a whole new light after the sun goes down.

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  4. December 11 | Illuminating Nature in the Cummer Gardens - Dec. 11

    Play witness to the transformative power of light and color in the Historic Gardens during Illuminating Nature. View a familiar landscape in a whole new light after the sun goes down. An installation of over a dozen glowing fabric sculptures will be scattered throughout the Museum’s 2 ½ acre backyard.

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  5. December 15 | Illuminating Nature in the Cummer Gardens - Dec. 15

    Play witness to the transformative power of light and color in the Historic Gardens during Illuminating Nature. View a familiar landscape in a whole new light after the sun goes down. An installation of over a dozen glowing fabric sculptures will be scattered throughout the Museum’s 2 ½ acre backyard.

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  6. December 18 | Illuminating Nature in the Cummer Gardens - Dec. 18

    Play witness to the transformative power of light and color in the Historic Gardens during Illuminating Nature. View a familiar landscape in a whole new light after the sun goes down. An installation of over a dozen glowing fabric sculptures will be scattered throughout the Museum’s 2 ½ acre backyard.

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  7. December 18 | Virtual Family Exploration

    Third Friday of the month

    Free, registration required

    Take an interactive family-friendly, virtual tour of the Museum.

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  8. December 20 | Family Open Studio - Dec. 20

    Third Sunday of the month

    2 to 4 p.m. | Free with admission

    Get creative in this free drop-in art-making activity for all ages!

    Dec. 20, Antiquities

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  9. January 7 | Pietà and Lamentation: Themes of Compassion in Cummer Collection - Virtual Art History Lecture with Dr. Scott Brown

    Learn from home! Cummer Beaches presents a three-part virtual lecture series with P. Scott Brown, PhD, Professor of Art History, University of North Florida. Experience this series of talks highlighting a selection of works in the Cummer Museum’s permanent collection. A Zoom link for access will be sent to all registrants the week of the lecture.

    Pietà and Lamentation: Themes of Compassion in Cummer Collection
    Free | Registration required

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  10. January 14 | Culture and Conversation: Virtual Lecture with Abra Lee

    You’re invited to tune in virtually for a lecture by Abra Lee, renowned horticulturist and founder of Conquer the Soil and BIPOC Working Hort Group. In this discussion, Lee will discuss creating inclusive gardens in unconventional spaces.

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  11. January 26 | Virtual Educator Art Night

    Explore art and gardens, tour the special exhibition, swap ideas with colleagues, and learn the many ways you can spark your students’ curiosity, creativity, and collaboration by through virtual field trips to the Museum.

    5 p.m. | Free, registration required

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  12. January 26 | Educator Virtual Art Night

    Explore art and gardens, tour the special exhibition, swap ideas with colleagues, and learn the many ways you can spark your students’ curiosity, creativity, and collaboration by through virtual field trips to the Cummer.

    Free, registration required

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