Updates

 
Monday, March 30
 
In the best interest of our members, visitors, volunteers and team, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is extending its temporary closing to the public and will reopen when government and health officials determine the risk to public health has declined.
 
Although our doors are temporarily closed, our team is working hard to develop inspiring programs, classes and events to be ready for when we can see you again. 
 
In the meantime, please visit cummermuseum.org and our social media channels, @cummermuseum, for the latest updates and to engage with our artful experiences and resources at home. 
 
We wish you well, and we thank you for your patience and support. Although we cannot visit with you at our institution, we are thinking of you and our entire community, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. 
 
Sincerely,
The Team at the Cummer Museum
 
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Friday, March 27
 
After consulting with schools and program providers, out of an abundance of caution and with consideration of the health and safety of the community, the Cummer has decided to postpone the annual four-day Arts4All Festival which was scheduled for April 28 through May 1, 2020. We do not come to this decision lightly, as we recognize that the Festival is an important and exciting opportunity for students with differing abilities, their teachers, and their chaperones to experience art and gardens at the Cummer through all of their senses.
 
For the remainder of this academic year, our Education team is working to adapt and provide artful digital experiences to share with schools, students, and families. We are developing alternative Arts4All opportunities, in collaboration with schools, program partners, and volunteers, that will engage teachers, students, and their families here at the Cummer Museum during the summer and into the fall. Please check back here for updates. 
 
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Wednesday, March 25
 
The new Cummer Museum Resource Guide is intended to be a starting point to online engagement. Looking for projects to create, livestream concerts to listen to, or curriculum based teaching tools? You'll find great suggestions here!
 
We also invite you to #ColorTheCummerMuseum collection by downloading, coloring, and reimagining the works of art found here. Share them with us on social media using the hashtag above and you could see your designs featured on the Cummer Museum's page.
 
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Thursday, March 19
 
Explore your creativity with us! The Museum's new Art Making at Home guide provides ideas and instructions for creating Museum inspired art projects from home. Choose one of the projects from the guide and get the whole family involved in the fun. Looking for a creative outlet for the kids, want to refine your skills, or seeking opportunities to engage together? You'll find it here!
 
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Friday, March 13
 
Your health and safety are our top priorities. Out of an abundance of caution and in the best interest of our members, visitors, docents and team, the Museum will temporarily close to the public beginning March 14, through Friday, April 3 (subject to change). The Museum will remain open through close of business (9 p.m.) Friday, March 13.
 
All events and programs are postponed until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and follow the advice and guidance of government and health officials.
 
Please revisit this page of our website and social media channels for the latest updates.
If you have immediate questions or concerns, please contact us at 904.356.6857, marketing@cummermuseum.org or membership@cummermuseum.org.
 
Thank you for your patience and support. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Museum when we reopen.
 
Sincerely,
The Team at the Cummer Museum
 
 
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Thursday, March 12
 
We continue to monitor COVID-19 (the coronavirus) and the precautionary measures recommended by government and public health officials. Out of an abundance of caution, we are adjusting our upcoming events schedule: 
 

Saturday, March 14 - Spring Garden Concert
Postponed - New date and information to be shared soon.

Tuesday, March 17 - Iconoclasm Lecture Series: Reformation Iconoclasm
Cancelled - We hope to be able to provide online access at a later date.

Friday/Sunday, March 20 & 22 - Striking Up with Phase Eight Theater Company
Postponed - New date and information to be shared soon.

Tuesday, March 24 - Iconoclasm Lecture Series, Secular Iconoclasm
Cancelled - We hope to be able to provide online access at a later date.

Tuesday, April 7 - Iconoclasm Lecture Series, Charrette
Cancelled 

The Museum is currently maintaining its regular operating hours, however, we will continue to monitor the situation and will communicate any changes as they are available. Please revisit this page of our website and social channels for the latest updates.

If you have immediate questions or concerns, please contact us at 904.356.6857, membership@cummermuseum.org. Thank you for your patience and support.

Sincerely,
The Team at the Cummer Museum