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Category: Exhibitions Archives | Gibbes Museum of Art

Mary Jackson, 2002, by Mary Whyte

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Not Your Average Portraits

In 2016, the Gibbes received two incredible gifts to the permanent collection: a portrait of Mary Jackson by Mary Whyte and a portrait of Mary Whyte by Jill Hooper. The…

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Charleston Slum (54, 56, and 61 Washington Street), 1929, by Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967)

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Uncovering Connections in Perspectives on Place

The artworks featured in Perspectives on Place (on view in Gallery 3 until September 10th) illuminate the history and some of the changes that have taken place in the neighborhoods…

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

This morning, artist Becca Barnet took up residence in Studio 2 at the Gibbes. She will be here through Saturday, and trust me, she is an artist you don’t want…

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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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Coastal Expeditions Boat with Castle Pinckney in background, Richard Stuhr

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Catesby Sunset Tour

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 I open the black leather bound book with the low relief letters forming the words “Ship’s Log” in preparation for our adventure and begin to record…

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Gibbes Visiting Artist Charles Williams

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Gibbes Museum in the News
June 1 – June 15

TOWN Carolina out of Greenville featured a beautiful article on the Catesby exhibition. Artist William Dunlap discussed his work on display at the Gibbes during an interview with Fox 24…

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The Summer Duck, ca. 1722–1726, by Mark Catesby

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Welcoming the Royal Collection

Near the end of last year, a letter landed on my desk from Windsor Castle. I must say, it was quite a thrill. It is not often that one receives…

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Black Skimmer, 1983 By Grainger McKoy

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Birds of Many Different Feathers in Out of the Wild

Wild hogs, Walker hounds, and birds of many different feathers will inhabit our upcoming exhibition Out of the Wild: Animals in Contemporary Art. Inspired by objects in the Gibbes permanent…

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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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Patrick Dougherty installs sticks in the Gibbes Museum atrium.

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The Magic of Patrick Dougherty

This evening the Gibbes unveils a whimsical wonder by artist Patrick Dougherty. Entitled Betwixt and Between, Patrick’s site-specific installation fills the museum’s second-floor glass atrium with soaring spires inspired by…

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