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Behind the ScenesEventsExhibitions

Many Moving Parts – A Gallerist’s Perspective

[While the Gibbes Museum is closed, we find ourselves aching to interact with real-live art. The pictures online are nice to glance at, but it can’t replace the experience of…

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Behind the Scenes

White Gloves Gang with Zinnia Willits, Part II

This is part II of an interview with Zinnia Willits, Director of Collections Administration at the Gibbes Museum and current President of the South Carolina Federation of Museums. Where did…

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Behind the Scenes

The White Gloves Gang with Zinnia Willits, part 1

How long have you been involved in SCFM? Though originally from Chicago, Illinois, I have been part of the South Carolina Museum community since my grad school days in the…

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Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Lighting the Gibbes Museum, Q&A with Anita Jorgensen

Anita Jorgensen, IESNA, IALD, LEED, LC has been practicing architectural lighting design in New York for over twenty years. Her background in art history and theatrical lighting design brings a…

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Behind the ScenesEducation

Art Educator of the Week, Barbie Kratovil

Why is art an important part of learning? Art is an essential component of the Humanities, and visually integrates the historical, political, religious and commercial morals and values of a…

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Behind the ScenesEvents

Alice’s Wonderland, a trip to Crystal Bridges Museum

The Gibbes’ Fellows members had an Arkansas adventure to “Alice’s wonderland.” With their fine details and accompanied by Gibbes Executive Director, Angela Mack and Private Events Manager, Jena Clem, our…

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Behind the ScenesPermanent Collection

2015 AAM Museum Expo and Conference

This week several Gibbes staff members traveled to Atlanta to attend the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme for this year’s event was “The Social Value…

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Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Q & A with Architect, Joe Schmidt

Evans & Schmidt Architects has designed a wide range of projects since it was established in 1984. The primary focus, however, has remained unchanged over the past twenty-nine years. Evans &…

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Artist SpotlightBehind the Scenes

The Art of Social Healing Through Sculpture and Public Art

In 2011, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel and S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal held a symposium in Charleston to mark the 50th anniversary of the Briggs v. Elliott…

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Behind the ScenesClassesEducation

Art To Go Teachers Inspiring Young Minds!

Arts education provides students with a sense of personal worth and fosters an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Education specialists across the county agree that effective arts education promotes self-directed…

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