Special Events

To register for programs, please call 904.899.6023.
  1. November 22 | Closed for Thanksgiving

    The Museum is closed today in celebration of Thanksgiving. It will re-open on November 23 at 10 a.m.

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  2. November 25 | Museum Store Sunday

    Free | No registration required

    The Sunday after Thanksgiving is a worldwide shopping day at museums and other cultural venues to spotlight the unique shopping experiences and meaningful gift giving provided by museum stores. Shop at the Cummer Shop on Museum Store Sunday and find special incentives for holiday gift purchasing that “gives back.” For further information visit MuseumStoreSunday.org.

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  3. 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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  4. December 6 | Champagne & Shopping

    10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Free | No registration required

    Enjoy complimentary champagne and appetizers while shopping special artisan merchandise brought in just for this two-day event. Free admission. Additional discounts available each day.

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  5. December 7 | Champagne & Shopping

    10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Free | No registration required

    Enjoy complimentary champagne and appetizers while shopping special artisan merchandise brought in just for this two-day event. Free admission. Additional discounts available each day.

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  6. December 24 to December 25 | Closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

    The Museum is closed today in celebration of Christmas. It will re-open on December 26 at 10 a.m.

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  7. December 31 to January 1 | Closed for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

    The Museum is closed today in celebration of the New Year. It will re-open on January 2 at 10 a.m.

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  8. January 10 | Artful Umami: A Japanese Dinner Party

    Registration required

    Clutch your pearls and fill your glasses, the Cummer Museum is throwing a dinner party! Join us for an homage to Japanese culture, with an evening filled with beautiful music, colorful performances, umami-packed food, and of course, sake. Guests are invited to dress in their favorite hue to celebrate the Museum’s Fields of Color: The Art of Japanese Printmaking exhibition. Get ready to say “Kanpai!” and who knows, we might even break into karaoke at the end of the night!

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  9. April 11 | A Captivating Caper: A Mystery Dinner Party

    Registration required

    Clutch your pearls and fill your glasses, the Cummer Museum is throwing a dinner party! Take a step into a world of intrigue while experiencing The Crime of Art exhibition. Whether you come dressed as a dapper detective or a busy burglar, this festive fête is sure to delight. There will be thrilling melodies and eats, and a tantalizing case to solve.  Hats, monocles, and (non-smoking!) pipes encouraged. An evening filled with so much fun it’s almost criminal!

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  10. June 13 | Soirée Bohème: A French Dinner Party

    Registration required

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