Galleries 2 and 3BUY TICKETS
Assembled with a discerning eye for quality, the private collection of Ann and Lee Higdon includes superb examples of Hudson River School paintings, the first native school of painting in the United States. The majority of the works depict serene scenes of New York state and the northeast region, though several works, such as Albert Bierstadt's Cathedral Rocks, A View of Yosemite, ca. 1872, go farther afield. Together, these paintings celebrate the picturesque beauty of our nation and reflect the collective desire of the Hudson River painters to develop a uniquely American visual language, independent of European schools of painting.
Our mission at the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is to inspire and engage our community through musical performances. While many of our concerts are performed at the Gaillard Center, we often…READ MORE
We recently changed some of the works on display from the permanent collection and one of my favorite pieces is now on view: Anna Heyward Taylor’s Carolina Paroquet. Not only…READ MORE
Tonight, Society 1858 hosts their seventh-annual Winter Party at the Gibbes Museum of Art. The young patrons group has become known for their art-centered celebrations that feature original art, unique…READ MORE
My favorite way to spend a free day is wandering through the galleries of a Museum, exploring the exhibitions and collections. Whether it’s right here at the Gibbes or when…READ MORE