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Category: September 2010 | Gibbes Museum of Art

ExhibitionsPermanent Collection

Face Lift: Caption This!Week Four: There was a Little Girl…

Portrait of Miss Percy Ferguson, Greenville Mississippi (L) and Artist (detail, R) There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When…

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Behind the ScenesExhibitions

New Exhibitions, New Experiences

Hello everyone! My name is Andrew Ochsner and I’m the fall intern in the Gibbes Collections department. I thought I’d take advantage of the blog to share a little bit…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Three: Charles and Louis Manigault—Father and Son

Father and son: Charles Izard Manigault and Louis Manigault This week’s portraits depict a nineteenth-century father and son duo. Charles Izard Manigault and his son Louis Manigault shared an appreciation for…

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ExhibitionsPermanent Collection

Artist Spotlight: William Halsey (American, 1915–1999)

When the first-ever public exhibition of Solomon Guggenheim’s collection of non-objective art debuted at the Gibbes in 1936, it brought shock and dismay to some in Charleston’s art circle. The…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Two: Jimmie Daniels—Double Vision

Jimmie Daniels, Singer at Le Ruban Bleu and Head of Jimmie Daniels These two portraits of performer Jimmie Daniels are the second set in our Face Lift: Caption This! contest….

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EventsPrograms

Museum Mile Weekend: September 25 and 26

On September 25 and 26, 2010, the Gibbes will be partnering with other cultural institutions along and around Meeting Street to offer locals and tourists a single entry pass during…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week One: Ms. Johnson and Colonel Elliott

Ms. Johnson (Estelle) and Colonel Barnard Elliott, Jr. In conjunction with our Face Lift exhibition, we are launching a caption writing contest and we need your participation! Each week of the exhibition,…

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