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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist Aldywth

Aldwyth, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, has lived in relative seclusion in Hilton Head, SC for several decades. Her work is composed…

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Artist Spotlight

Q&A With 1858 Prize Finalist, Ebony Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, has an Honors Diploma in Painting from Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, as…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist, Andréa Keys Connell

Andréa Keys Connell, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, graduated with a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore in 2002…

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Events

Hearts Mend Hearts, Charleston Heals Through Art

Laura De La Maza and Dianne Tennyson Vincent reached out to the Gibbes Museum after the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church. They wanted to do something to help…

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ClassesEducationKids at the Gibbes

Summer Art Camp from our Intern’s Point of View

As a college student majoring in Studio Art and Art History, interning at the Gibbes Museum’s Summer Art Camp seemed like the perfect opportunity to excite young minds with art….

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Artist Spotlight

1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, 2015 Short List of Finalists

On June 15, 2015 the Gibbes Museum of Art and Society 1858 announced the short list of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The $10,000 annual prize recognizes a…

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Behind the Scenes

White Gloves Gang with Zinnia Willits, Part II

This is part II of an interview with Zinnia Willits, Director of Collections Administration at the Gibbes Museum and current President of the South Carolina Federation of Museums. Where did…

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Events

A Community United, a conversation with organizer Mickey Bakst

  Mickey Bakst, General Manager of the Charleston Grill, has done it again. He has reached out to the Charleston food and beverage community to ask for their help in honoring the victims,…

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Behind the Scenes

The White Gloves Gang with Zinnia Willits, part 1

How long have you been involved in SCFM? Though originally from Chicago, Illinois, I have been part of the South Carolina Museum community since my grad school days in the…

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Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Lighting the Gibbes Museum, Q&A with Anita Jorgensen

Anita Jorgensen, IESNA, IALD, LEED, LC has been practicing architectural lighting design in New York for over twenty years. Her background in art history and theatrical lighting design brings a…

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