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Folk art collector Barbara Gordon at a previous opening of A Shared Legacy.

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Folk Art in America — A Collector’s Perspective

Throughout the thirty years that I’ve been collecting, I have tried to accumulate the best in category, the rarest, and the objects that represented the true American work ethic. It’s…

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Treasures along the stroll

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A Stroll in Search of the Perfect Treasure

Charleston is so fortunate to have a premier collection of shops featuring antiques—as well as fine and decorative arts—situated within just two city blocks along lower King Street. Housed in…

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Juliana Falk, Accidental Preservationist

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The Accidental Preservationist

Two and a half years ago, I moved to Charleston to pursue a research internship at the Simon Jude Chancognie House located on Laurens Street in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood….

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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…

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Ben Sollee - Ditch the Van tour

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Along for the Ride—Music Manager Matthew Fritz on Ben Sollee

I first saw Ben Sollee in 2009 at a club in Boulder, Colorado, called the Fox Theater. At the time I was a regular at the Fox, hanging out there…

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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,…

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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…

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

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Visiting Artist Becca Barnet

This morning, artist Becca Barnet took up residence in Studio 2 at the Gibbes. She will be here through Saturday, and trust me, she is an artist you don’t want…

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Duda Lucena Trio at the Gibbes

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Artists Inspiring Artists

This summer, Charleston Jazz is celebrating artists inspiring each other, so we’re thrilled to collaborate with the Gibbes Museum for our new summer series entitled The Art of Jazz. This…

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Gibbes Summer Art Camp

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Summer Fun with the Littlest Artists

Summer Art Camp at the Gibbes is in full swing, and the campers are diving into projects and relishing the behind-the-scenes tours and “celebrity guest” visitors that round out the…

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