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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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The Parrot of Carolina and the Cypress of America, ca. 1722–1726, by Mark Catesby (British, 1682–1749); watercolor, bodycolor, and pen and ink; Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017

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From Windsor Castle to Charleston, the Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition with Works from The Royal Collection

“Artist, Scientist, Explorer: Mark Catesby in the Carolinas” returns to birthplace of inspiration with watercolors depicting natural habitats of Lowcountry and beyond CHARLESTON, S.C. March 9, 2017 – Today the…

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CSO Music Director Ken Lam with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

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Playing to the Art

Our mission at the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is to inspire and engage our community through musical performances. While many of our concerts are performed at the Gaillard Center, we often…

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Art Love: A Collector shares her Passion

My favorite way to spend a free day is wandering through the galleries of a Museum, exploring the exhibitions and collections. Whether it’s right here at the Gibbes or when…

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