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Past
Exhibitions

 

 

2014

 

Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection

January 17 – March 23, 2014


The Great Wave: Japonisme in Charleston

January 17 – March 23, 2014


 

2013

 

Photography and the American Civil War

September 27 - January 5


Vibrant Vision: The Collection of Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman

January 11–April 21, 2013


People's Choice: A Community-Curated Exhibition

May 3 - September 15, 2013


Witness to History: Civil Rights Era Photographs by James Karales

January 11 – May 12, 2013


The Spoleto Watercolors of Stephen Mueller and Carl Palazzolo: From the Collection of David and Carol Rawle

May 24 - September 15, 2013


The Rice Plantation Series: Watercolors by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

February–July 14, 2013


 

2012

 

Jill Hooper: Contemporary Realist

January 20 - April 22, 2012


The Art of Alfred Hutty: Woodstock to Charleston

January 20 - April 22, 2012


Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography

September 21–December 30, 2012


Willard Hirsch: Charleston's Sculptor

September 21, 2012–December 30


Mary Whyte: Working South

May 4 - September 9, 2012


Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens of the South

May 4 – September 9, 2012


SC Doodle 4 Google : 2012 Finalists

July 3 - August 17, 2012


 

2011

 

The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection

July 22 - October 16, 2011


In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre–Civil War New Orleans

July 22 – October 16, 2011


Breaking Down Barriers: 300 Years of Women in Art

October 28, 2011 – January 8, 2012


Camera Works: Masters in Photography

October 28, 2011 - January 8, 2012


A Soldier's View of Civil War Charleston

April 8 - July 10, 2011


Stephen Marc: Passage on the Underground Railroad

April 8 - July 10, 2011


Anna Heyward Taylor: World Traveler

January 14 - June 25, 2011


 

2010

 

Modern Masters from the Ferguson Collection

April 30 - August 22, 2010


JoAnn Verburg: Interruptions

May 28 - August 22, 2010


Art of Our Time: Selections from the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University

December 17, 2010 - March 27, 2011


Lure of the Lowcountry

January 22 - April 18, 2010


Face Lift: The Power of Portraits

September 3 - December 5, 2010


J. Henry Fair: Industrial Scars

December 17, 2010 – March 27, 2011


Whistler's Travels

January 22 - May 16, 2010


Stacy Lynn Waddell: The Evidence of Things Unseen

September 3 - December 5, 2010


 

2009

 

Prop Master: An Installation by Juan Logan and Susan Harbage Page

April 3 - July 19, 2009

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Jeff Whetstone: Post-Pleistocene

April 3 - July 19, 2009


Ancestry and Innovation: African American Art from the American Folk Art Museum

July 31 - October 11, 2009


Brian Rutenberg: Tidesong

October 23, 2009 - January 10, 2010


Daufuskie Island: Photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe

October 23, 2009 - January 10, 2010


 

2008

 

Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art

May 9 - August 3, 2008


The Future is on the Table

September 12 - November 2, 2008


Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Baeder

March 22 - April 27, 2008


Seeking

March 1 - August 31, 2008


Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art

August 29 - November 30, 2008


Painters of American Life: The Eight

December 19, 2008 - March 22, 2009


The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection

December 19, 2008 - March 22, 2009


Printmaking

November 14, 2008 - August 16, 2009


 

2007

 

Rodin: In His Own Words, Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

May 25, 2007 - August 12, 2007


Lorna Simpson

September 7 - December 2, 2007


William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961 – 2005

December 21, 2007 - March 16, 2008


Southern Masterpieces: Charleston before 1835

February 9, 2007 - April 29, 2007


Like Tears in Rain

May 4 - August 12, 2007


Now!

September 7 - December 2, 2007


"A Lonely Soul": The Art of Edward Jennings

April 27, 2007 - July 22, 2007


Otto Neumann: Modern Expressions

April 27, 2007 - July 22, 2007


The Charleston Renaissance: An Artistic Reawakening

August 3, 2007 - February 17, 2008


Hands On!

Ongoing Exhibition


Japonisme in Charleston

June 23, 2006 - August 1, 2007


America at Work: WPA Prints from the Gibbes Collection

August 25, 2006 - April 15, 2007


A Souvenir of Charleston: The Photographs of George W. Johnson

September 8, 2006 - April 15, 2007


Grandeur Saved: Photographs of the Aiken-Rhett House by Michael Eastman

January 12, 2007 - May 13, 2007


 

2006

 

Painters in Paradise: The Masterworks Bermuda Collection

May 12, 2006 - August 6, 2006


"All Served Up in India China": Chinese Porcelain in the Lowcountry, 1700 - 1860

March 11, 2006 - June 25, 2006


Made in China: Export Porcelain from the Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur

March 11, 2006 - June 25, 2006


Dressing Up/Dressing Down: The Art in Japanese Country Textiles

February 10, 2006 - June 18, 2006


The Flowering Amazon: Margaret Mee Paintings from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

January 13, 2006 - April 23, 2006


Ernest Hemingway and Walker Evans: Three Weeks in Cuba, 1933

December 23, 2005 - February 19, 2006


Leaving the Lowcountry: Charleston Renaissance Artists on the Road

December 16, 2005 - May 7, 2006


Whistler Etchings from the Vreede Collection

May 26, 2006 - August 27, 2006


Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats

October 6, 2006 - January 14, 2007


Babar's Museum of Art

September 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006


Wolf Kahn's Barns

July 16, 2006 - October 1, 2006


Romantic Landscapes: British Watercolors from the Gibbes Collection

July 7, 2006 - September 24, 2006


Edward Hopper in Charleston

May 26, 2006 - August 13, 2006


 

2005

 

Passion for Drawing: Poussin to CĂ©zanne, Works from the Prat Collection

October 8, 2005 - December 4, 2005


A Hard Day's Work

September 30, 2005 - January 29, 2006


100 Years at the Gibbes

September 9, 2005 - January 1, 2006


Carolina in Focus: Photographs from the Craft Collection

August 12, 2005 - December 4, 2005


Cold Winter Scenes for Hot Summer Days

June 17, 2005 - September 25, 2005


An American Impressionist: The Art and Life of Alson Skinner Clark

May 27, 2005 - August 7, 2005


Beyond Representation: Abstract Art in the South

May 6, 2005 - August 14, 2005


Thomas Hart Benton and Iconic Images of the South

April 15, 2005 - July 17, 2005


Unspoken Spaces: Inside and Outside the Boundaries of Class, Race and Space

February 5, 2005 - May 8, 2005


Encircling Spaces: An Installation by Janet Orselli

January 29, 2005 - May 8, 2005


Un dwelled: Photographs of Endangered Southern Architecture

January 21, 2005 - April 17, 2005


 

2004

 

Birds, Beasts and Bugs

December 17, 2004 - June 12, 2005


The Lowcountry Landscapes of Horace Day

November 19, 2004 - March 20, 2005


Panorama of the American Landscape

October 10, 2004 - January 9, 2005


Framing a Vision: Landscapes by Linda Fantuzzo and Manning Williams

October 10, 2004 - January 2, 2005


The Big Picture: Grand Paintings at the Gibbes

September 24, 2004 - January 2, 2005


Whistler and Japonisme: Etchings from the Vreede Collection

July 13, 2004 - December 5, 2004


Alice Ravenel Huger Smith: A Commitment to Conservation

July 13, 2004 - October 24, 2004


Rhythms of Life: The Art of Jonathan Green

May 28, 2004 - August 29, 2004


Myths and Metaphors: The Art of Leo Twiggs

May 18, 2004 - August 8, 2004


Places & Spaces: Landscape and Genre Scenes in the South

January 6, 2004 - August 29, 2004


Selections from In Response to Place: Photographs from the Nature Conservancy's Last Great Places

January 15, 2004 - April 25, 2004


 

2003

 

Transcending Time and Place: Figure Groupings in Nature by Ando Hiroshige and Barbara Duvall

December 9, 2003 - June 27, 2004


In Love with the Lowcountry: Photographs by Tom Blagden, Jr. and Michael Johnson

November 18, 2003 - June 20, 2004


The Human Comedy: Portraits by Red Grooms

September 19, 2003 - December 14, 2003


Face Lift: Fresh Encounters with Portraiture at the Gibbes Museum of Art

August 19, 2003 - December 21, 2003


Works By Warhol: From the Cochran Collection

July 29, 2003 - December 7, 2003