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Museum Signage samples

Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Zen and the Art of Museum Signage

The funny thing about beautiful signs is that you don’t notice them. From the beginning, that was our goal for museum signage at the newly renovated Gibbes. To create an…

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LenhardtGarden-MCG

Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Gibbes Museum in the News: June 22 – July 4

Charleston Business Magazine’s June/July issue featured an in-depth piece with stunning photos of the renovated museum and first-floor programming. Tidelines, Seabrook Island’s community blog, included a post on the Art…

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Gibbes Museum of Art, copyright MCG Photography

ExhibitionsRenovation Plans

Gibbes Museum in the News: June 15 – June 21

The grand reopening of the Gibbes generated a lot of exciting media attention: Architectural Digest featured an incredible piece on the Gibbes with stunning photos. We’re delighted to be highlighted…

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Gibbes Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Renovation Plans

Gibbes Museum in the News: Week of May 29

The grand reopening of the Gibbes and the new Lenhardt Garden continued to generate exciting media attention this week: The Associated Press highlighted the reopening exhibits and renovation and syndicated…

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Gibbes Museum Executive Director Angela Mack

EventsRenovation Plans

A Dream Becomes Reality

With just hours to go before the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony and Grand Reopening of the Gibbes Museum, I want to take a moment to thank so many people who have made…

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gibbesmuseum.org home page

Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Our New Website is Live!

This week, the Gibbes launched a brand new website. Our previous site debuted in 2007 and was built using technology that is hardly supported by today’s browsers. It definitely did…

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Sculpture under the Dome

Behind the ScenesPermanent CollectionRenovation Plans

Sculpture under the Dome

When the Gibbes reopens on May 28, visitors will be welcomed to freshly renovated gallery spaces throughout the Museum. One of the most spectacular transformations is the newly named Campbell…

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Fabric samples

Behind the ScenesPermanent CollectionRenovation Plans

Curatorial Perspective: Preparing for the Reopening

While the Gibbes has been under renovation, I am often asked, “What does the staff do while the museum is closed?” Behind the scenes, we are working harder than ever…

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Behind the Lens: A Photographer’s Account of the Gibbes Museum Renovation

Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Behind the Lens: A Photographer’s Account of the Gibbes Museum Renovation

Over a year ago I reached out to the Gibbes Museum of Art requesting to document their current renovation. My original motivation was a curiosity that led to an exploration…

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Behind the ScenesInternsRenovation Plans

Interning at a Closed Museum

When I tell people that I am an intern at the Gibbes Museum of Art, I am often met with a confused look and the question: “How can you intern…

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