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Chaz and Curator of Exhibitions, Pam Wall, prepare for the annual Street Party fundraiser.

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Staff Spotlight: Chaz Butler

Name: Chaz Butler Title: Special Events Assistant How long have you been at the Gibbes? I started at the Gibbes in July of 2016. Describe your role here at the…

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Treasures along the stroll

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A Stroll in Search of the Perfect Treasure

Charleston is so fortunate to have a premier collection of shops featuring antiques—as well as fine and decorative arts—situated within just two city blocks along lower King Street. Housed in…

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Ben Sollee - Ditch the Van tour

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Along for the Ride—Music Manager Matthew Fritz on Ben Sollee

I first saw Ben Sollee in 2009 at a club in Boulder, Colorado, called the Fox Theater. At the time I was a regular at the Fox, hanging out there…

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Eclipse S U R V E Y at the Gibbes

About five years ago I put the date August 21, 2017, down in my calendar. I have always been interested and excited to learn about celestial events. When hearing about…

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Olivier Widmaier Picasso. Image by Lyon Heart Studio

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The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Olivier Picasso

Grandson of Pablo Picasso to speak about his life’s work CHARLESTON, S.C., August 7, 2017 – The Gibbes Museum of Art announced today that Olivier Widmaier Picasso, renowned author, producer,…

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Duda Lucena Trio at the Gibbes

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Artists Inspiring Artists

This summer, Charleston Jazz is celebrating artists inspiring each other, so we’re thrilled to collaborate with the Gibbes Museum for our new summer series entitled The Art of Jazz. This…

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Gibbes on the Street - Food is Art

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Food is Art: Street Party Chefs Craft Menus Based on Works of Art

After a two-year multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its annual Street Party on Thursday, May 4th, in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old stately Beaux…

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Forward Together, 1997, by Jacob Lawrence;

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The Visual Blues

I had not had the privilege of seeing a curated exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s work in person before History, Labor, Life at the Gibbes Museum. I knew of his well-documented…

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The Gibbes Museum Street Party. Photograph by MCG Photography.

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Top Chefs Draw Inspiration from Art for Gibbes Museum’s Annual Street Party

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2017 – After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its Annual Street Party in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old…

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Reuben Sandwich

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Eat Pose Look

Just in time for the kick-off of Charleston Wine and Food Festival, food blogger and photographer Libby Williams stopped by the Gibbes Museum to sample some of the delicious offerings…

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