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Cummer Museum – Mason & Jacobsen Galleries

Location:  Jacksonville, Florida

The 17,000 s.f. Mason Gallery expansion houses a large gallery for temporary exhibitions.  The space features a full height glass storefront facing the museum’s gardens and the river beyond as well as a clerestory skylight bringing filtered daylight into the gallery.

The Jacobsen Gallery, opened in 2005, is a new exhibit space showcasing the Museum’s collection of American Art.  It is located in roughly 2,000 sqft. of renovated space in the original museum building.

Both projects required a careful analysis of the existing structures and building infrastructure as well as a creative design that allowed the institution to remain operational throughout construction.

Represents the individual experience of Tom Hurst AIA
Design Principal – Rink Design Partnership Inc.