OPEN TODAY 10-5pm
OPEN

Vanishing Charleston

May 25, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Gallery 3

BUY TICKETS

As new buildings rise and construction cranes dot the horizon, Charleston’s urban neighborhoods have undergone rapid change.

Vanishing Charleston examines the evolving landscape of the city, including several buildings that no longer exist, through the work of eight artists.

<i>Pick-up Game, Chapel Street</i>, 1980, By Horace Talmage Day (American, 1909—1984); Oil on canvas; 25 x 30 inches; Gift of H. Talmage Day; 2005.003

Pick-up Game, Chapel Street, 1980, By Horace Talmage Day (American, 1909—1984); Oil on canvas; 25 x 30 inches; Gift of H. Talmage Day; 2005.003

<i>Suburban Charleston</i>, ca. 1950, By Grace Albee (American, 1890—1985); Woodblock print on paper; 7 1/16 x 11 1/8 inches; Museum purchase; 1998.007.0002

Suburban Charleston, ca. 1950, By Grace Albee (American, 1890—1985); Woodblock print on paper; 7 1/16 x 11 1/8 inches; Museum purchase; 1998.007.0002

<i>Line Street Railroad Crossing</i>, 1991, By William McCullough (American, b. 1948); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches; Museum purchase; 2001.025

Line Street Railroad Crossing, 1991, By William McCullough (American, b. 1948); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches; Museum purchase; 2001.025

<i>Leftovers</i>, 1942, By William Halsey (American, 1915—1999); Oil on Masonite; 29 1/4 x 46 1/4 inches; Museum purchase; 1949.006.0001

Leftovers, 1942, By William Halsey (American, 1915—1999); Oil on Masonite; 29 1/4 x 46 1/4 inches; Museum purchase; 1949.006.0001

Related Content

G is for Gibbes: A Museum ABC Book Launch!

We are thrilled to announce our newest publication here at the Gibbes Museum, G is for Gibbes: A Museum ABC Book! This beautiful children’s book engages readers with works of…

READ MORE

Giving Thanks at the Gibbes

As 2019 draws to a close, Gibbes staff took a moment to pause and reflect on all that’s happened this year, and what we are grateful for. Below are just…

READ MORE

Staff Spotlight: Katie Borges

This week on the blog, we continue our Staff Spotlight series with Katie Borges, Special Events Manager here at the Gibbes! How long have you been at the Gibbes? About…

READ MORE

Gibbes Museum of Art Announces the 2019 Finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

CHARLESTON, S.C., November 5, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the finalists for the annual 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The 2019 finalists are…

READ MORE