Sat, Apr 14, 2018
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
We are proud to partner with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens to bring you this Open Day.
Private gardens are open 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Start your day at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Day Passes and maps will be available here.
Admission: Purchase day passes ($30 for four private gardens) available only at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, OR pay $10 per person at each private garden. Admission to Cummer Museum is included.
*SPECIAL EVENT: On Friday, April 13, 10-11 a.m., at the Cummer Museum's bookshop, join landscape historian Judith Tankard for a signing of her latest book, Ellen Shipman and the American Garden, which features the Italian Garden at the Cummer.
- Garden of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Morris
This property was purchased as a vacant lot in 1996. Over the next few years, plans for the gardens and house were developed with construction complete in 2003. Formal gardens surround the English Baroque-style house...
- Garden of Ann & David Hicks
In 1991, two riverfront properties and houses were joined, creating one family house and garden. Mary Palmer Dargan of Dargan Landscape Architects was engaged to integrate the grounds.
- Garden of Mr. & Mrs. Preston Haskell
The Haskell Gardens comprise three acres of lush plantings, a contemporary house, and fourteen large abstract outdoor sculptures that are integrated into the landscape...
- Anne & John Baker Garden
Anne Baker always wanted a white garden in the style of the old gardens of the southeast. At the garden entry are an inviting courtyard and fountain, a seating area, and pots filled with seasonal flowers...
- The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
The Cummer Gardens, acknowledged by the National Register of Historic Places, have a fascinating history and bear the imprint of some of the foremost names in landscape design and horticulture...