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Red Table Still Life, 15/16, 1959, by David Driskell

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In Memoriam: David Driskell (1931–2020) Pioneering Artist, Scholar, and Curator

This week the Gibbes and the rest of the art world are mourning the loss of groundbreaking artist and scholar David C. Driskell. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, and raised in…

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Students at work creating micromosaics

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Wearable Wonders: Creating Micromosaic Jewels

When you choose to adorn your body with jewelry, you are communicating with the outside world without having to say a word. So, it is no wonder there is mysticism…

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Still Life with Mandolin, ca. 1955, by Alma Woodsey Thomas

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Women Artists of the South

Spanning the decades between the late 1890s and early 1960s, Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists from the Johnson Collection brings together for the first time the paintings and…

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Jogging Home, c. 1920, By John Sanderson Wells (British, 1872 – 1943)

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Uniting Passions—The Penkhus Collection of British Sporting Art

Charleston is fortunate to have passionate art collectors in its midst and doubly fortunate that collectors like Stephen and Martha Penkhus (Steve and Marty) enjoy sharing their treasured artworks and…

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One Week Left to See Luminous Landscapes

As another summer draws to a close, so does one of our special exhibitions here at the Gibbes Museum, Luminous Landscapes: The Golden Age of British Watercolors. On view through…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to Exhibit Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 5, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to present Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, a major traveling exhibition organized by…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Awarded SC Humanities Grant

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 25, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston’s premier art museum, has been awarded a South Carolina Humanities grant, the second major grant awarded to the…

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The Art of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

This week on the blog, Natalie Henderson, Art Curator for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) shares some of what visitors can expect from SEWE next weekend, February 15 – 17, and…

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Behind the Scenes: Exhibition Installation

With the official opening of our newest exhibitions here at the Gibbes, Anna Heyward Taylor: Intrepid Explorer and Lying in Wait: Sporting Art by Ogden M. Pleissner, I thought I’d…

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Ogden Pleissner and the Art of Sport in the Lowcountry

During the early years of Ogden Pleissner’s career, the South Carolina Lowcountry became a favored sporting destination for members of America’s upper classes. As industrial wealth fueled interest in genteel…

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