Lectures

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6023.
  1. January 24 | Cummer Amelia An Afternoon of Art: Italian Renaissance in Florence

    Free | Registration requested
    Fernandina Beach Branch Library

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  2. January 29 | History of Western Art: Rococo, Neoclassicism, and Romanticism

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the galleries. Brush up on your art history for personal enjoyment as Museum staff leads you through the history of Western Art. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  3. February 12 | History of Western Gardens: The Baroque Garden

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore garden history through this four-part lecture series. Join Museum staff for a trip through some of the world’s great gardens as we trace the connections between art and gardens. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  4. 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.

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  5. February 19 | History of Western Art: Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the galleries. Brush up on your art history for personal enjoyment as Museum staff leads you through the history of Western Art. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  6. February 28 | Cummer Amelia An Afternoon of Art: Rome as a Center for the Arts

    Free | Registration requested
    Fernandina Beach Branch Library 

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  7. March 12 | History of Western Art: American Art

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the galleries. Brush up on your art history for personal enjoyment as Museum staff leads you through the history of Western Art. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  8. 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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  9. March 20 | Talks & Tea: Cummer Gardens

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    You are invited to the Museum to enjoy an insightful talk on the Cummer Gardens led by Museum Educator, Karl Boecklen, over a cup of tea and a sweet treat. For further information or to register, please call 904.899.6023.

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  10. March 21 | Cummer Beaches Adventures in the Arts: Creating – Disability, Inclusion, and the Arts

    Free | No registration required
    Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library

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  11. March 26 | History of Western Gardens: The 19th-Century English Garden

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore garden history through this four-part lecture series. Join Museum staff for a trip through some of the world’s great gardens as we trace the connections between art and gardens. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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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 and 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. For further information or to register, contact Adonnica Toler at 904.807.2014 or atoler@smgjax.com.

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  13. March 28 | Cummer Amelia An Afternoon of Art: Caravaggio and the Drama of Baroque Art

    Free | Registration requested
    Fernandina Beach Branch Library

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  14. April 2 | History of Western Art: Modern Art

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore art history through this monthly series of lectures that includes time in the galleries. Brush up on your art history for personal enjoyment as Museum staff leads you through the history of Western Art. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  15. 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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  16. April 16 | History of Western Gardens: The American Garden

    Members Free, Non-Members $10 | Registration required

    Explore garden history through this four-part lecture series. Join Museum staff for a trip through some of the world’s great gardens as we trace the connections between art and gardens. Space is limited. For further information, please email education@cummermuseum.org or call 904.355.0630.

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  17. May 9 | The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World – An Evening with Anthony Amore

    Members $30*, Non-Members $40 | Registration required | Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

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