COVID-19: Things To Do, Virtual Classes, and Resources to Stay Safe and Informed
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will reopen to the public in two phases, beginning with a free admission weekend on June 20-21, 2020. Phase one restores access to the historic riverfront gardens; phase two will reopen the galleries and exhibitions. Free admission on Saturday, June 20, from 11am to 4pm, has been sponsored by Florida Blue. Free admission on Sunday, June 21, will be available to all guests from 12noon to 4pm.
The gardens will be closed for routine maintenance on Monday, June 22. The gardens will reopen to members only from Tuesday, June 23 through Friday, June 26, 2020. The gardens will reopen to the community under normal operating hours starting on Saturday, June 27, 2020.The gardens will be limited to 50 percent capacity, following the guidelines put forth by the State of Florida and the City of Jacksonville. Members and guests are required to reserve a timed ticket in advance of their visit online.
The Museum has implemented many safety and sanitation measures, including hand sanitizer stations throughout the campus, plexiglass guards for the front desk area and expanded daily cleaning and sanitation policies for all common areas and surfaces according to the Centers for Disease Control and Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines. Transitioning to a timed ticket model provides the Museum with additional time for cleaning and disinfecting throughout the campus, including high-touch surfaces. Museum staff, members and guests will be required to wear masks. Many pathways will be designated one-way traffic.