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Cummer Museum celebrates Black History Month

Erin Kendrick's work, Simone 2019, among the items on display this month at the Cummer Museum and Gardens. (Photo provided to WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens has several works by Black artists in its permanent collection and has added a special theme this month: “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.”

Throughout February, the museum is celebrating the contributions and creativity of the Black community through in-person and virtual programming.

Additionally, the museum’s current temporary exhibition — the Art Ventures 30th Anniversary Exhibition — features incredible works by Black artists who are active in our community today such as Erin Kendrick and Dustin Harewood. The exhibition is on display through Sunday, Feb. 21.

Watch full interview with Wanda Willis, director of community engagement and inclusion with the museum, Monday on The Morning Show.