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A Throwback to the Stork Club

When my co-chair Jay Benson and I originally started brainstorming for this year’s Society 1858 Winter Party, all we knew for sure was that we wanted to do something no…

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How Art Engages Creative Minds

“Help! Our kids blanked out on last year’s writing test. They left the pages BLANK!” That’s the kind of call for help I’ve been asked to address with an Engaging…

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Press Releases

The Gibbes Museum of Art to Reopen this Spring after $13.5 Million Renovation

For Immediate Release: Museum looks to past to inspire renewed vision CHARLESTON, SC, January 13, 2016 – After closing for an extensive nearly two-year renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art,…

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Staff Resolutions for 2016

2015 has been a wonderful year, and we’re grateful for the support from our members, donors, volunteers, board members, and corporate partners—a community coming together to make the arts in…

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The Gift of the Gibbes

I’ve been working at the Gibbes for a little over a year now and I’ve been sharing my love for this fabulous institution with family and friends. I’ve taken my…

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Art’s Impact

It is hard to believe that another year is about to end and we will soon be welcoming 2016. Not to be cliché or anything, but the end of a…

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Art Education for All Ages

After a great summer working with the Gibbes Museum of Art as a Summer Camp intern, I was excited to return as an office intern over the fall semester. Working…

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Professional Development Opportunities: Southeastern Museums Conference 2015

Rebecca Sailor, Gibbes Curator of Education, and Zinnia Willits, Director of Collections Administration at the Museum, attended the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) in Jacksonville, Florida…

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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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Unlock the Artist Block

One of the quickest ways to get through life’s challenges is to approach them rather than find detours or shortcuts around them. Eventually, the challenge you’ve avoided will have no…

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