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EXHIBITIONS

The Gibbes presents an innovative series of 6 to 8 special exhibitions per year.

Exhibitions are designed as an experimental platform for engaging with art in new and exciting ways and challenging established interpretations. The program strives to promote creativity, introduce new art forms, provide perspective on larger community issues, encourage freedom of thought, and connect with the broadest possible audience.

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18th and 19th Century American Paintings and Sculpture

18th and 19th Century American Paintings and Sculpture

  • Permanent Exhibition
  • Galleries 1, 4, and 5
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20th Century American Regionalism and the Charleston Renaissance

20th Century American Regionalism and the Charleston Renaissance

  • Permanent Exhibition
  • Gallery 6
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Miniature Portraits

Miniature Portraits

  • Permanent Exhibition
  • Gallery 5
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Modern and Contemporary

Modern and Contemporary

  • Permanent Exhibition
  • Gallery 7
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John Westmark: Narratives

John Westmark: Narratives

  • April 4, 2014 - August 3, 2014
  • Gallery 4
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Beyond the Darkroom: Photography in the 21st Century

Beyond the Darkroom: Photography in the 21st Century

  • April 20, 2014 - August 3, 2014
  • Galleries 2 and 3
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Beyond Catfish Row: The Art of Porgy and Bess

Beyond Catfish Row: The Art of Porgy and Bess

  • May 28, 2016 - October 9, 2016
  • Gallery 9
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The Things We Carry: Contemporary Art in the South

The Things We Carry: Contemporary Art in the South

  • May 28, 2016 - October 9, 2016
  • Gallery 8
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Still-Life Painting in America

Still-Life Painting in America

  • May 28, 2016 - November 27, 2016
  • Gallery 2
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Whistler and Japonisme

Whistler and Japonisme

  • May 28, 2016 - November 27, 2016
  • Gallery 3
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Realm of the Spirit: Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection and the Gibbes Museum of Art

Realm of the Spirit: Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection and the Gibbes Museum of Art

  • October 22, 2016 - January 15, 2017
  • Galleries 8 & 9
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Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection

Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection

  • December 2, 2016 - April 23, 2017
  • Galleries 2 and 3

Permanent Collection