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Society 1858 Members Janneke Vreede-Schaay, Emily Broome, Amy Coy, and Jamieson Clair with artist John Westmark

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1858 Prize event honors dedicated leader of Museum’s young patrons group

On Wednesday, September 28, Society 1858 will host the Amy P. Coy Forum and Prize Party to present the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art to this year’s winner, Alicia…

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Peggy Guggenheim as a young woman. Photography by Berenice Abbot, courtesy of Getty Images.

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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

The life and legacy of Peggy Guggenheim is not easily condensed into a 500 word blog post or even into the hour and a half documentary Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict,…

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Little Helper (detail), by Alana Knuff

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Capturing the Spirit through Portraiture

This fall we are delighted to present a full roster of art classes for adults and students in our new classrooms and studios on the first floor. We’re bringing back…

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Visitors in The Things We Carry exhibition

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Gibbes Museum in the News: July 15 – August 19

The Gibbes was featured in a blog post by Gal Meets Glam (UMV: 408,728), a prominent lifestyle and fashion blogger who featured her recent trip to the Charleston on her…

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Unraveled by Sonya Clark

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Gibbes Museum in the News: July 5 – 15

“One South Contemporary” included The Things We Carry exhibition at the Gibbes in a recent piece in which the author reflects on her personal experience at the Museum. She praises…

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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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1858prize.org

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Society 1858 Impacts Careers of Contemporary Southern Artists

Applications for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art are streaming in and we are excited to see what the 2016 group of submissions will look like! This will be…

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Gibbes Museum Members

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We <3 our Members

As the Gibbes Museum prepared to close in August of 2014 for renovations, staff had planned for years to make the transition flow as seamlessly as possible. Artwork was packed…

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Sonya Clark

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Visiting Artists Coming to the Gibbes

With temperatures going up and scaffolding coming down, it is clear that the reopening of the Gibbes on May 28th is fast approaching. During my second semester as an intern…

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Water Ripple Effect

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Art of Healing: Embracing the Fall

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb Embrace the Fall (ETF) is the essential roadmap for turning our biggest challenges into…

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