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Folk art collector Barbara Gordon at a previous opening of A Shared Legacy.

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Folk Art in America — A Collector’s Perspective

Throughout the thirty years that I’ve been collecting, I have tried to accumulate the best in category, the rarest, and the objects that represented the true American work ethic. It’s…

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2018 Staff Resolutions: Here We Go!

For the past several years, we’ve checked in with staff to ask about their goals for the coming year. It’s always fun to hear the sincere and the tongue-in-cheek responses…

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Chaz and Curator of Exhibitions, Pam Wall, prepare for the annual Street Party fundraiser.

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Staff Spotlight: Chaz Butler

Name: Chaz Butler Title: Special Events Assistant How long have you been at the Gibbes? I started at the Gibbes in July of 2016. Describe your role here at the…

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Becca, along with Curator of Exhibitions Pam Wall and Director of Programs & Digital Engagement Lasley Steever, explores her favorite piece currently on view, Betwixt & Between by Patrick Dougherty.

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Staff Spotlight: Becca Hiester

Name: Becca Hiester Title: Associate Curator of Education How long have you been at the Gibbes? I’ve been working here for 3 years, but I volunteered for 5 years before…

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Museum patrons enjoying a recent exhibition at the Gibbes.

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Economic Impact Study

CHARLESTON, S.C., December 8, 2017 — More than one year after reopening to the public after a two-year, $17 million renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art announced the results of…

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A student contemplates Patrick Dougherty's Betwixt and Between

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Calling All Art Lovers, Ages 9–14

By the end of this year’s holiday break, tweens will have used up all their gift cards, re-watched every Harry Potter film, and finished every last candy cane in the…

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Treasures along the stroll

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A Stroll in Search of the Perfect Treasure

Charleston is so fortunate to have a premier collection of shops featuring antiques—as well as fine and decorative arts—situated within just two city blocks along lower King Street. Housed in…

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Visitors in the Charleston Renaissance gallery.

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Support for the Oldest Museum Building in the South

As the holidays quickly approach and 2017 nears its end, it is the time to reflect on our abundance and blessings. We are fortunate to live in Charleston, a place…

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The Peaceable Kingdom attributed to Edward Hicks

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American Folk Art Exhibition A Shared Legacy includes rare works by Edward Hicks, Ammi Philips, John Brewster Jr. and more

CHARLESTON, S.C., November 28, 2017 — Today the Gibbes Museum of Art announced the newest exhibition coming to the museum’s third floor galleries January 19—April 25, 2018. A Shared Legacy:…

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Gibbes Director of Collections, Zinnia Willits

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Staff Spotlight: Zinnia Willits

Our next Staff Spotlight features Zinnia Willits, the Director of Collections and Operations! Name: Zinnia Willits Title: Director of Collections and Operations How long have you been at the Gibbes?…

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