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Pastel – Expressive and Brilliant

“What is Pastel?” I am asked this question a lot. People think of soft, light colors when they hear the word pastel. I like to explain that the origin of…

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ClassesEducationPrograms

Arts Education: A Continuing Legacy at the Gibbes

Arts education has always been central to the mission of the Gibbes Museum of Art. In 1912, the Charleston Sketch Club was formed and aspired to be “the basis of…

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ClassesEducationPrograms

Changing the World through the Visual Arts

Last week the world lost Nelson Mandela; a great man who left a significant mark not only on the world, but on humanity. At the time of his death, my…

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EducationEventsPrograms

Bringing Music to Life

As the director of Chamber Music Charleston (CMC), I am always looking for new ways to share our music with Charleston audiences. We are most well known for our House…

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Score to Floor

Whew! It is such a relief to see a score fly out the door and into the arms of the orchestra!! Last night I met with Sandra of Chamber Music…

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EducationExhibitions

Curatorial Perspective: Photography and the American Civil War

In a matter of days the Gibbes will open the highly-anticipated exhibition Photography and the American Civil War. The show is traveling from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New…

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Education

Create-A-Map Gets A Facelift!

Every teacher looks for ways to make learning “stick” and many will agree that hands-on lessons are the most unforgettable. The Gibbes Museum of Art has a portable kit called…

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The More You Stare, the More You See

The Anatomy drawing class for third through eighth graders, held on Tuesdays at Hazel Parker Community Center, studied the process of eighteenth century landscape painting without the use of the…

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EducationKids at the Gibbes

Schools Out! Summer Camp is In!

I am so excited to be teaching the summer camp at the Gibbes Museum this year! Our goal this summer is to experience several different kinds of art making using…

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Ashley Hall’s Junior Docent Journey

In a city as vibrant and storied as Charleston, where history is said to live and artistic influence to breathe, it seems that we locals would be remiss to miss…

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