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Behind the Scenes

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! (Part II)

September 2014 The final phase of art packing involved the relocation of the Gibbes nationally-acclaimed collection of over 600 miniature portraits to secure storage at The Charleston Museum. While the…

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Behind the Scenes

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! (Part I)

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! The Gibbes Museum of Art closed its doors in August in preparation for a major…

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Behind the ScenesEducation

Building the Gibbes Gator

Art education for children is a fundamental component of the Gibbes Museum of Art. Throughout the year we offer a variety of programs to students of all ages in school…

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Behind the ScenesEventsPrograms

Presenting the Art of Healing

I recently had the opportunity to attend the South Carolina Federation of Museums (SCFM) annual conference in Camden, SC, both as a participant and a presenter. Zinnia Willits, Director of…

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Behind the ScenesEvents

A Romance with Cuba, by Dr. Jeb Hallett

  I have had a romance with Cuba all my life. At the age of ten, I listened to the Revolution on Radio Havana via my small short-wave radio in…

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Behind the ScenesExhibitionsPermanent Collection

Changing of the Art: The Charleston Story

Every six months, the curatorial and collections staff at the Gibbes rotates artwork on view in our permanent exhibition—The Charleston Story. Arranged chronologically, this exhibition features the museum’s core collection…

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Behind the Scenes

My Charleston Story, as told by the In-House Graphic Designer

Few designers have the privilege of working alongside masterpieces of art, and I count myself among those lucky few! Six months ago, I joined the Gibbes Museum of Art as the…

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Behind the ScenesInternsPrograms

Curating Conversations

As a Programming & Events intern this semester, I’ve had the great opportunity to share the room with some pretty remarkable people. This list includes guests of the Gibbes such…

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Behind the ScenesEventsPrograms

Esther Ferguson: A Woman with a Vision

Esther Ferguson is small in stature, but her dedication to the Gibbes Museum is immense. A long-time supporter of the museum, she joined the Gibbes Board in the spring of…

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Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

The Spirit of the Garden

When Gibbes Executive Director Angela Mack first asked me to visit the museum to discuss the renovation project, I immediately began to pay attention to the beauty that is everywhere…

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