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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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Charleston Skyline by Hunter McRae, NY Times

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Gibbes Museum in the News: January 1 – 13

The Gibbes was featured in The New York Times this week as one of the top places to visit in its “36 Hours in Charleston” piece. The Post and Courier…

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Autumn Afternoon, Greenwood Lake, 1873, by Jasper Francis Cropsey

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Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection

This winter the Gibbes Museum of Art is exhibiting the magnificent private collection of Charleston residents Ann and Lee Higdon in the exhibition Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes…

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Forward Together, 1997, by Jacob Lawrence;

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Commences New Year with Two Special Exhibitions

Iconic works from artist Jacob Lawrence and Southern painter West Fraser connect visitors with expressive art CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 29, 2016 – Each year, the Gibbes Museum of Art presents…

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