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Contact: Zoo Contact: Marina Martin * 904.757.4463 ext. 145 * 352.359.2168 * (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
MOSH Contact: Kristi Taylor * 904.607.9720 * (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
MOCA Contact: Christa Hanson * 904.620.4207 * (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Cummer Contact: Wendy Stanley * 904.899.6007 * (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Membership Discounts for a Summer of Science, Art and Animals

May 29, 2014 - Jacksonville, Fl -

To encourage education and culture in the Jacksonville community, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Museum of Contemporary Art, and Museum of Science & History have teamed up to offer a 10 percent membership discount incentive during the summer.

“We are so proud to be a part of this initiative that brings together Jacksonville’s cultural organizations to support one another and enrich the lives of the community we serve,” said Wendy Stanley, membership & volunteer manager at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens.

To benefit from this offer, a valid Zoo, MOSH, MOCA or Cummer Museum membership must be presented at the participating locations. Members of any of these four cultural establishments are eligible for 10 percent off a membership at the other locations. All purchases must be made in person with photo identification. This offer is valid June 1 through August 17.

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About Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
For 100 years, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has aimed to inspire the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment. Starting in 1914 with an animal collection of one red deer fawn, the Zoo now has more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 plants, boasting the largest botanical garden in Northeast Florida. The Jacksonville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. For more information, visit http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org.

About the Museum of Science & History
The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) is located at 1025 Museum Circle near Friendship Park. MOSH, first chartered in 1941, inspires the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history.  Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.  Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students, active and retired military and seniors; and $6 for children ages 3 through 12.  There is no admission fee for children 2 and under or museum members. Admission is $5 on Fridays.  Learn more at http://www.themosh.org

About the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 objects and historic gardens on a riverfront campus offers more than 130,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a private nonprofit visual arts educational institution and cultural resource of the University of North Florida, serves the community and its visitors through exhibitions, collections, educational programs, and publications designed to enhance an understanding and appreciation of modern and contemporary art with particular emphasis on works created from 1960 to the present.