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

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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…

Alicia Henry, 1858 Prize Winner

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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…

Vasily Kandinsky

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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…

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…

Gibbes on the Street 2016

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Gibbes Museum Hosts Charleston’s Top Chefs at Annual Street Party

For Immediate Release CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2, 2016 – In a city recognized for its exceptional cuisine and charming architecture, only one event combines both: the Gibbes Museum of Art’s…

Gibbes Weddings

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Reimagined Gibbes Museum Features Premier Wedding, Meeting Facilities

For Immediate Release: 111-year-old art museum caters to private, corporate events and more starting in June. CHARLESTON, S.C., March 30, 2016 – Located along Museum Mile in the heart of…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Reviving Art Education in Lowcountry

For Immediate Release: Newly renovated museum to serve as educational hub for students CHARLESTON, S.C., February 17, 2016 – While art programs are often the first to be affected by…

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‘Downton Abbey’ Jewelry Designer to Give Lecture at Gibbes Annual Art of Design Luncheon

For Immediate Release: Attendees can view and purchase handcrafted pieces from Andrew Prince’s collection after event. CHARLESTON, S.C., February 12, 2016 – Acclaimed jewelry designer Andrew Prince will visit Charleston…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to Reopen this Spring after $13.5 Million Renovation

For Immediate Release: Museum looks to past to inspire renewed vision CHARLESTON, SC, January 13, 2016 – After closing for an extensive nearly two-year renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art,…