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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…

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:…

La Sagrada Familia (The Holy Family), 1964, by Silvio Miranda (Nicaraguan, b. 1938)

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Pan American Modernism exhibition includes significant works from well-known artists, including Man Ray and Diego Riviera

CHARLESTON, S.C., October 10, 2017 – The Gibbes Museum of Art recently opened a new major traveling exhibition titled Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United…

The Daily at the Gibbes

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The Daily by Butcher & Bee announces partnership with the Gibbes Museum

Introducing The Daily at the Gibbes: Beginning in early-2018, The Daily will assume operations of the Gibbes Museum Café installing a new concept and serving favorites from the Upper King…

Olivier Widmaier Picasso. Image by Lyon Heart Studio

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The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Olivier Picasso

Grandson of Pablo Picasso to speak about his life’s work CHARLESTON, S.C., August 7, 2017 – The Gibbes Museum of Art announced today that Olivier Widmaier Picasso, renowned author, producer,…

Revolutionary, Cuba, 1959, by Frank Paulin (American, b. 1926)

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition Celebrating Modern Art in Latin America, U.S.

Pan American Modernism uses thematic sections to analyze the artistic exchanges that led to the expansion of modernism. CHARLESTON, S.C., August 1, 2017 – Today the Gibbes Museum of Art…

Blue Star Museums

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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…

The Gibbes Museum Street Party. Photograph by MCG Photography.

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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…

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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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…