Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Guests raise funds for state embassy in Washington

Guests raise funds for state embassy in Washington

For 47 years, Florida House in Washington D.C. has been the state’s best-kept secret, but no more.  To raise funds for the Sunshine State’s “embassy” in Washington, the nonprofit held a fundraiser at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens March 1.  Florida is the only state to have an embassy in Washington D.C., said […]

North Florida Land Trust observes achievements, 20th anniversary

North Florida Land Trust observes achievements,  20th anniversary

The North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) welcomed guests to the nonprofit’s annual meeting appropriately held at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Riverside, as sprawling oaks and expansive gardens were a fitting backdrop for the organization tasked with preserving wild lands and tracts throughout North Florida. As the leading advocacy group for land […]

Cummer CEO, director to leave museum

Adam Levine, Ph. D., George and Kathleen Gibbs Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, has resigned his job at the museum to return to the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) in Toledo, Ohio, it was announced Jan. 30. Levine will fill the role of the Edward Drummond and […]

Un temps bon était eu par tous: A good time was had by all

Un temps bon était eu par tous: A good time was had by all

Decked out in the fashions of early 20th century France, patrons of The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens were treated to an exclusive first look at the new exhibit, “French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850–1950,” June 13. The last of three dinner parties this season raised funds to support the Riverside museum. Almost 300 […]

San Marco garden tour wows visitors

San Marco garden tour wows visitors

Flowering plant lovers had a treat when The Garden Conservancy, in partnership with the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, sponsored tours of the lush landscaping at four San Marco area riverfront homes March 30. Included in the tour was cultivated foliage outside of the neighboring Thomas and McCalla homes in Granada and the Hardington […]

Cummer celebrates the Orient with Japanese party

Cummer celebrates the Orient with Japanese party

Japanese culture was the focus of the first in a series of three themed dinner parties in 2019 to benefit The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. “Artful Umami” was held Jan. 10 at the Riverside-based museum, where its new director, Adam Levine, was on hand to greet patrons and supporters. A private art tour […]