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A Magical Mystery Tour of the Gibbes, by Elizabeth Gumb

Where the Gibbes is going, and where the Gibbes has been, certainly isn’t a mystery, but the amount of planning, creating, and excitement that has gone into Society 1858’s Winter 2015 party…

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Art To Go Teachers Inspiring Young Minds!

Arts education provides students with a sense of personal worth and fosters an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Education specialists across the county agree that effective arts education promotes self-directed…

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Unlocking the Secrets of Jeremiah Theus with Colonial Williamsburg Conservator Shelley Svoboda

The passage of time, layers of grime, discoloration, and improper restoration efforts can all hide the true grandeur of an artist’s original work. When this happens, art museums and private…

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Education

Art With a Twist Presents: Twisting the Art of Memoir with Katherine McCaughan

Katherine McCaughan was born in Shanghai, China to Russian parents who fled to Australia in 1950 after the Communist Revolution. She was five-years-old when her parents were forced to leave…

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Behind the Scenes

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! (Part II)

September 2014 The final phase of art packing involved the relocation of the Gibbes nationally-acclaimed collection of over 600 miniature portraits to secure storage at The Charleston Museum. While the…

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Behind the Scenes

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! (Part I)

Here today, gone tomorrow (or over six months): How we moved out of the Gibbes! The Gibbes Museum of Art closed its doors in August in preparation for a major…

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Renovation Plans

The Gibbes and The Giving Tree

The Gibbes Museum of Art recently entered a new phase in its 156 year history when it closed its doors to staff, loyal patrons, and visitors. I think that I…

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Events

Art of Healing Presents: Flower Power

Our December Art of Healing program presents Flower Power with floral design experts Gretchen Cuddy of Gretchen Cuddy Floral Designs, and Clara Varga-Gonzales of Tiger Lily Florists. Flowers have a…

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Behind the ScenesEducation

Building the Gibbes Gator

Art education for children is a fundamental component of the Gibbes Museum of Art. Throughout the year we offer a variety of programs to students of all ages in school…

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Distinguished Lecture Presents Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

  On Wednesday, November 19 the Distinguished Lecture Series will present New York based and internationally acclaimed architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, whose design of the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia…

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