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Juliana Falk, Accidental Preservationist

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The Accidental Preservationist

Two and a half years ago, I moved to Charleston to pursue a research internship at the Simon Jude Chancognie House located on Laurens Street in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood….

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Megan Hoffman amidst membership renewal reminders

Behind the Scenes

Staff Spotlight: Megan Hoffman

Get to know the staff of the Gibbes! Each month, we will be posting a couple of “Staff Spotlight” stories to help you become better acquainted with the Gibbes Museum…

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Pan American Modernism exhibition

Exhibitions

International Perspectives

In February 2014, the Gibbes took a group of museum members on a trip to Cuba. I was lucky enough to travel with the group and it was an incredible…

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La Sagrada Familia (The Holy Family), 1964, by Silvio Miranda (Nicaraguan, b. 1938)

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Pan American Modernism exhibition includes significant works from well-known artists, including Man Ray and Diego Riviera

CHARLESTON, S.C., October 10, 2017 – The Gibbes Museum of Art recently opened a new major traveling exhibition titled Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United…

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Suds, 1947, by Berenice Abbott

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The Colorful Collector behind the Black and White Photographs

The selection of fourteen photographs by major twentieth-century photographers now on view in Gallery 3 in the exhibition Magic in the Mundane: Modernist Photography features works by modern masters like…

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The Daily at the Gibbes

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The Daily by Butcher & Bee announces partnership with the Gibbes Museum

Introducing The Daily at the Gibbes: Beginning in early-2018, The Daily will assume operations of the Gibbes Museum Café installing a new concept and serving favorites from the Upper King…

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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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