Summer at the Cummer, Presented by PNC Bank, Returns This Friday

  • by Nick Swantek
  • June 30, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 30, 2021 — The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens today announced the return of its annual Summer at the Cummer event series, July 2 through Sept. 3, 2021, presented by PNC Bank. 

The Museum will offer free admission during its extended hours, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Friday night, and the experience will include live music, art experiences, lawn games and more. 

“Promoting the arts and education is a core value at PNC, and given that the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is one of the great and largest cultural resources in Northeast Florida, it’s a win-win,” said Brian Bucher, PNC regional president of North Florida. “Free Fridays provides access to quality, visual art experiences, while supporting the cultural vitality of this region." 

Attendees will be able to purchase food and beverages, including beer, wine and cocktails. Additional programming and select activities also will be available for purchase.

“Our annual Summer at the Cummer gives everyone another reason to love Fridays, and we could not be more excited to welcome our community back for a welcomed and much-needed summer of fun and friendship,” said Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, PhD, the Cummer Museum’s George W. and Kathleen I. Gibbs director & chief executive officer. “We are grateful to PNC Bank for once again sponsoring this annual tradition with free admission for all.”

Advance registration is encouraged, but not required. For more information, visit

About PNC Bank:
PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit

About the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens:
For 60 years, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has been committed to engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens, and education. A permanent collection of more than 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers nearly 150,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities. For further information, including hours, visit


All photos credit to Toni Smailagic @Cre8Jax

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