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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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Summer art camp at the Gibbes

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Our Classrooms are Officially Open for Business

The summer of 2009, I began directing our summer camp program. The Gibbes school building, which is now Husk Restaurant, was for sale. However, that did not mean we shouldn’t…

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Sonya Clark Pluck and Grow

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Pluck and Grow—Sonya Clark’s interactive hair installation

This past Wednesday afternoon, the Gibbes Museum of Art celebrated its first opening of evening hours with the lecture and workshop of visiting artist, Sonya Clark. Now open until 8…

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Gibbes Museum Members

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We <3 our Members

As the Gibbes Museum prepared to close in August of 2014 for renovations, staff had planned for years to make the transition flow as seamlessly as possible. Artwork was packed…

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Water Ripple Effect

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Art of Healing: Embracing the Fall

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb Embrace the Fall (ETF) is the essential roadmap for turning our biggest challenges into…

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John Rivers Silver Collection

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Charleston Receipts: Junior Docents on the Go

During the Gibbes Museum renovation, we’ve taken our Junior Docent program on the road! Several local institutions, like the Charleston Museum, have helped out by providing rich resources for students…

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