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Drawn from the museum's permanent collection and select private loans, this exhibition examines the genre of still life over the course of three centuries. Ranging from Thomas Wightman's paintings of the 1840s to William Merrit Chase's beautiful Still Life with Fish to Jill Hooper's contemporary works, the exhibition draws compelling comparisons among works from different time periods.
Family picnics, bar-b-ques, church gatherings, and community festivals have been held for 155 years to commemorate the abolition of slavery. Most people associate the end of American slavery with The…READ MORE
I was saddened to learn of the death of the artist Christo—whose iconic works around the world have delighted and awed millions of visitors. The Bulgarian-born conceptual artist and his…READ MORE
It’s sort of an unexpected gallery space. Or at least, I didn’t expect it. My one-bedroom apartment in a historic building on Meeting Street lets the light in with nine…READ MORE
CHARLESTON, S.C., May 25, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art will reopen to the public on June 1, after temporarily closing its doors on March 18 due to the…READ MORE