Lectures

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6038.
  1. November 5 | Degas and the Past: 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.

     

    Degas and the Past
    Free | Registration required 

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  2. December 1 | Virtual Lecture with Jim Draper, Radical Naturalism: Bringing Heade's Environmental Realism into the 21st Century

    For this virtual lecture entitled, Radical Naturalism: Bringing Heade's Environmental Realism into the 21st Century, artist and professor, Jim Draper will speak from his studio on environmental art from the past and new ideas and concepts of documenting the current ecological landscapes of the world. 

    Free | Registration required

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  3. January 6 | LiterARTure - Jan. 6

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Running For Cover                         

    With fear and unknowing, the pandemic has unhinged us. Cindy Edelman and Stacey Goldring run for cover and retreat to 19th century art and literature in order to find context in our turbulent times.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. February 23 | LiterARTure - Feb. 23

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Comfortably Mysterious
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  7. February 24 | LiterARTure - Feb. 24

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Comfortably Mysterious
     
    Mysterious identities, nocturnal flights of escapes, legal mudslinging and finagling all draped in white. Join Cindy Edelman and Stacey Goldring as they unlock these clues, revealing why a classic who-dunnit and infamous feud among famous artists offer needed respite.
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  8. March 23 | LiterARTure - March 23

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Keep Calm & Classically Bound 

    When all else fails, well, be British. Cindy Edelman and Stacey Goldring go full classic with Union Jack because a cup of tea solves everything.
     
    Members $25, Non-Members $30 | Registration required     
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  9. March 24 | LiterARTure - March 24

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Keep Calm & Classically Bound 

    When all else fails, well, be British. Cindy Edelman and Stacey Goldring go full classic with Union Jack because a cup of tea solves everything.
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  10. April 21 | LiterARTure - April 21

    Join art lecturer Cindy Edelman and writer Stacey Goldring for the second season of LiterARTure.

    Holocaust Remembrance Day 

    How do writers and artists interpret crimes against humanity? Cindy Edelman and Stacey Goldring discuss how resistance and Holocaust memorialization are expressed through the arts and written word.
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  11. September 22 | Hamilton: How the Musical Remixes American History

    Member $30 l Non-Member $40
     
    Jacksonville has Hamilton-mania!
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  12. September 23 | Hamilton: How the Musical Remixes American History

    Member $30 l Non-Member $40
     
    Jacksonville has Hamilton-mania!
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