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.
In February 2014, the Gibbes took a group of museum members on a trip to Cuba. I was lucky enough to travel with the group and it was an incredible…READ MORE
The selection of fourteen photographs by major twentieth-century photographers now on view in Gallery 3 in the exhibition Magic in the Mundane: Modernist Photography features works by modern masters like…READ MORE
Introducing The Daily at the Gibbes: Beginning in early-2018, The Daily will assume operations of the Gibbes Museum Café installing a new concept and serving favorites from the Upper King…READ MORE
For the first time ever, the Gibbes offered a summer teen camp for ages 13 and up. Two week-long portrait study sessions were offered in June and July. Long-time Gibbes…READ MORE