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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is Offering Free Admission to Military Personnel and Their Families This Summer

Wed, 05/23/2012

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to announce their involvement with Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The Cummer will also extend this free admission to include retired military families as well. Valid military identification is required for FREE entry and will include full access to the Museum and Gardens, as well as the special exhibitions.

“Our involvement with Blue Star Museums along with free admission to The Cummer from Memorial Day to Labor Day is a way in which we can show support and appreciation for the men and women in our armed forces,” said Cummer Director Hope McMath. “We want to show our gratitude to those who have served and currently are serving our country by opening our doors to our military and their families.”

Blue Star Families is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services with a mission to support, connect and empower military families. This year, more than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative, including more than 300 new museums this year. This will be the third year that the Blue Star Families will be sponsoring the Blue Star Museums program in which all participating museums will offer FREE admission to military personnel. To find out which museums are participating, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

For more information, please call (904) 356-6857 or visit www.cummer.org.

About The Cummer

For the past 50 years, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has been committed to engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 109,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.  For more information, including hours, visit www.cummer.org.

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Wed, 05/23/2012

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to announce their involvement with Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The Cummer will also extend this free admission to include retired military families as well. Valid military identification is required for FREE entry and will include full access to the Museum and Gardens, as well as the special exhibitions.

“Our involvement with Blue Star Museums along with free admission to The Cummer from Memorial Day to Labor Day is a way in which we can show support and appreciation for the men and women in our armed forces,” said Cummer Director Hope McMath. “We want to show our gratitude to those who have served and currently are serving our country by opening our doors to our military and their families.”

Blue Star Families is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services with a mission to support, connect and empower military families. This year, more than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative, including more than 300 new museums this year. This will be the third year that the Blue Star Families will be sponsoring the Blue Star Museums program in which all participating museums will offer FREE admission to military personnel. To find out which museums are participating, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

For more information, please call (904) 356-6857 or visit www.cummer.org.

About The Cummer

For the past 50 years, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has been committed to engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 109,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.  For more information, including hours, visit www.cummer.org.

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Jacksonville, Fla. - The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to announce their involvement with Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The Cummer will also extend this free admission to include retired military families as well. Valid military identification is required for FREE entry and will include full access to the Museum and Gardens, as well as the special exhibitions.

“Our involvement with Blue Star Museums along with free admission to The Cummer from Memorial Day to Labor Day is a way in which we can show support and appreciation for the men and women in our armed forces,” said Cummer Director Hope McMath. “We want to show our gratitude to those who have served and currently are serving our country by opening our doors to our military and their families.”

Blue Star Families is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services with a mission to support, connect and empower military families. This year, more than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative, including more than 300 new museums this year. This will be the third year that the Blue Star Families will be sponsoring the Blue Star Museums program in which all participating museums will offer FREE admission to military personnel. To find out which museums are participating, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

For more information, please call (904) 356-6857 or visit www.cummer.org.

About The Cummer

For the past 50 years, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has been committed to engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 109,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.  For more information, including hours, visit www.cummer.org.

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Wed, 05/23/2012

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is proud to announce their involvement with Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The Cummer will also extend this free admission to include retired military families as well. Valid military identification is required for FREE entry and will include full access to the Museum and Gardens, as well as the special exhibitions.

“Our involvement with Blue Star Museums along with free admission to The Cummer from Memorial Day to Labor Day is a way in which we can show support and appreciation for the men and women in our armed forces,” said Cummer Director Hope McMath. “We want to show our gratitude to those who have served and currently are serving our country by opening our doors to our military and their families.”

Blue Star Families is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services with a mission to support, connect and empower military families. This year, more than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative, including more than 300 new museums this year. This will be the third year that the Blue Star Families will be sponsoring the Blue Star Museums program in which all participating museums will offer FREE admission to military personnel. To find out which museums are participating, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

For more information, please call (904) 356-6857 or visit www.cummer.org.

About The Cummer

For the past 50 years, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has been committed to engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 109,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.  For more information, including hours, visit www.cummer.org.

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