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Teen Camp at the Gibbes Museum

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Looking Back to Summer Fun

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…

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Ben Sollee - Ditch the Van tour

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Along for the Ride—Music Manager Matthew Fritz on Ben Sollee

I first saw Ben Sollee in 2009 at a club in Boulder, Colorado, called the Fox Theater. At the time I was a regular at the Fox, hanging out there…

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Mary Jackson, 2002, by Mary Whyte

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Not Your Average Portraits

In 2016, the Gibbes received two incredible gifts to the permanent collection: a portrait of Mary Jackson by Mary Whyte and a portrait of Mary Whyte by Jill Hooper. The…

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Eclipse S U R V E Y at the Gibbes

About five years ago I put the date August 21, 2017, down in my calendar. I have always been interested and excited to learn about celestial events. When hearing about…

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Charleston Slum (54, 56, and 61 Washington Street), 1929, by Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967)

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Uncovering Connections in Perspectives on Place

The artworks featured in Perspectives on Place (on view in Gallery 3 until September 10th) illuminate the history and some of the changes that have taken place in the neighborhoods…

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

This morning, artist Becca Barnet took up residence in Studio 2 at the Gibbes. She will be here through Saturday, and trust me, she is an artist you don’t want…

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Gibbes Archives House A Delightful Surprise

This summer, I have been interning with the Curatorial and Collections departments as part of a long-standing partnership between the University of Virginia’s Institute for Public History and the Gibbes…

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Duda Lucena Trio at the Gibbes

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Artists Inspiring Artists

This summer, Charleston Jazz is celebrating artists inspiring each other, so we’re thrilled to collaborate with the Gibbes Museum for our new summer series entitled The Art of Jazz. This…

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Gibbes Summer Art Camp

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Summer Fun with the Littlest Artists

Summer Art Camp at the Gibbes is in full swing, and the campers are diving into projects and relishing the behind-the-scenes tours and “celebrity guest” visitors that round out the…

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Coastal Expeditions Boat with Castle Pinckney in background, Richard Stuhr

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Catesby Sunset Tour

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 I open the black leather bound book with the low relief letters forming the words “Ship’s Log” in preparation for our adventure and begin to record…

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