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Blue Star Museums

GeneralPress ReleasesPrograms

The Gibbes Museum of Art to Participate in Blue Star Museums

The Gibbes is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for…

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The Gibbes Museum Street Party. Photograph by MCG Photography.

EventsPermanent CollectionPress Releases

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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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

ExhibitionsPress Releases

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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Press ReleasesRenovation Plans

The Gibbes Museum of Art Opens Café

Café Gibbes brings together local Southern food and art for museumgoers and public CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 5, 2016 – Today the Gibbes Museum of Art announced that the grand opening…

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Forward Together, 1997, by Jacob Lawrence;

ExhibitionsPress Releases

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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Giving Tuesday

Press ReleasesRenovation Plans

Two Ways to Give Forward with the Gibbes on #GivingTuesday

The Gibbes is excited to participate in #GivingTuesday this year on November 29, 2016, and we invite you to join us! #GivingTuesday is a global movement that kicks off the…

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Gazing Ball (Rubens, Tiger Hunt), 2015, by Jeff Koons

EducationPress ReleasesPrograms

The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Jeff Koons

Artist to speak about his life and work CHARLESTON, S.C., October 3, 2016 – Recognized throughout the world for pioneering new approaches to the readymade and elevating everyday objects to…

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Alicia Henry, 1858 Prize Winner

AwardsPress Releases

Gibbes Museum’s Society 1858 Announces $10,000 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

Media Alert: Each year, the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art is presented by Society 1858, a member auxiliary group of the Gibbes Museum of Art. Society 1858 is pleased…

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Vasily Kandinsky

ExhibitionsPress Releases

Guggenheim Modern Art Exhibition Returns to Charleston, S.C. after 80 Years

Iconic exhibition revisits its original host with masterworks from the Guggenheim collection CHARLESTON, S.C., August 8, 2016 – Charleston is home to many firsts, but it’s a little-known fact that…

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Gibbes Museum of Art Charleston Renaissance

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Reopens after Two-Year, $13.5 Million Renovation

The Gibbes Museum of Art Reopens after Two-Year, $13.5 Million Renovation Charleston’s premier art museum connects the South’s artistic past to a vibrant art scene CHARLESTON, S.C., May 28, 2016…

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