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Family-Level Memberships Available for Check Out at all CCPL Branches

Charleston, S.C., February 18, 2020 – In an effort to fulfill their mission to make art accessible to all, the Gibbes Museum of Art has launched a partnership with the…

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Gibbes Museum of Art Announces the 2019 Finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

CHARLESTON, S.C., November 5, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the finalists for the annual 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The 2019 finalists are…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to Exhibit Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 5, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to present Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, a major traveling exhibition organized by…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Awarded SC Humanities Grant

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 25, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston’s premier art museum, has been awarded a South Carolina Humanities grant, the second major grant awarded to the…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Presents the 2019 Spring Garden Concert Series

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 11, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the spring lineup of their Garden Concert Series, which brings outstanding live music performances to…

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Midnight Special, 2000, by Leo Twiggs; batik, 14 x 24 inches; courtesy of the artist.

AwardsPress Releases

Gibbes Museum’s Society 1858 Announces Leo Twiggs as Winner of Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

CHARLESTON, S.C. August 13, 2018 — The Gibbes Museum of Art is proud to announce artist Leo Twiggs from Orangeburg, S.C. as the 2018 winner of the Society 1858 Prize…

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The South View of Fort Mechanic, Charleston, July 4th 1796, from untitled sketchbook, 1796 – 1805, 1796, by Charles Fraser (American, 1782 – 1860); Ink and watercolor on paper; 7 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches; Gift of Alice Ravenel Huger Smith; 1938.036.0013

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Gibbes Museum welcomes Military Families for Free this Summer

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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Gibbes on the Street Party

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Top Chefs Create Colorful Cuisine for Gibbes Annual Street Party

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 20, 2018 – After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its 9th Annual Street Party in celebration of its recently restored…

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Museum patrons enjoying a recent exhibition at the Gibbes.

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Economic Impact Study

CHARLESTON, S.C., December 8, 2017 — More than one year after reopening to the public after a two-year, $17 million renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art announced the results of…

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The Peaceable Kingdom attributed to Edward Hicks

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American Folk Art Exhibition A Shared Legacy includes rare works by Edward Hicks, Ammi Philips, John Brewster Jr. and more

CHARLESTON, S.C., November 28, 2017 — Today the Gibbes Museum of Art announced the newest exhibition coming to the museum’s third floor galleries January 19—April 25, 2018. A Shared Legacy:…

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