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Cane Bay Elementary third-graders react to a Kandinsky painting

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Students take over the Gibbes

This holiday season, we are amazed at the number of school groups coming through the Gibbes to learn from works in the permanent collection as well as the big draw:…

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The CSO string quartet performs chamber music at the Gibbes.

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Music at the Museum

The Gibbes Museum is open until 8pm on Wednesday nights and offers activities for a variety of ages and interests. From art classes to gallery tours, lectures to concerts, there’s…

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The curatorial dream team, Tracey Bashkoff, Lauren Hinkson, and Sara Arnold.

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Uncovering the Shared History of the Guggenheim and the Gibbes Museums

After nearly three years of planning, this Saturday Realm of the Spirit: Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection and the Gibbes Museum of Art opens to the public. This long awaited exhibition…

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Gazing Ball (Rubens, Tiger Hunt), 2015, by Jeff Koons

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The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Jeff Koons

Artist to speak about his life and work CHARLESTON, S.C., October 3, 2016 – Recognized throughout the world for pioneering new approaches to the readymade and elevating everyday objects to…

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Manifest, 2010, by Stacy Lynn Waddell

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Up Next: Visiting Artist Stacy Lynn Waddell

Next week the Gibbes welcomes Stacy Lynn Waddell to Charleston as part of our Visiting Artist Program. Stacy is a fascinating artist who employs a wide range of innovative materials…

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Peggy Guggenheim as a young woman. Photography by Berenice Abbot, courtesy of Getty Images.

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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

The life and legacy of Peggy Guggenheim is not easily condensed into a 500 word blog post or even into the hour and a half documentary Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict,…

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Turquoise Crater Bowl, 2016, by Liv Antonecchia

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Clay makes a come-back at the Gibbes

It’s been a while since we’ve offered a clay class at the Gibbes, and we’re excited to have Liv Antonecchia from Surface Craft Gallery teaching a clay hand-building series this…

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Little Helper (detail), by Alana Knuff

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Capturing the Spirit through Portraiture

This fall we are delighted to present a full roster of art classes for adults and students in our new classrooms and studios on the first floor. We’re bringing back…

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Charleston Creative Mornings

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A Stellar Line Up this Fall

The lazy summer days are done and kids are back in school. Charlestonians are looking forward to cooler weather, which coincides with our new programs and event offerings for the…

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Summer Art *Camp* for Adults

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Summer Art *Camp* for Adults

“I can’t draw a straight line!” or “I can’t draw a stick figure!” These are two comments I hear often. I usually respond with “That’s great! …because you don’t need…

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