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Behind the ScenesEducation

Art Educator of the Week, Barbie Kratovil

Why is art an important part of learning? Art is an essential component of the Humanities, and visually integrates the historical, political, religious and commercial morals and values of a…

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Behind the ScenesEvents

Alice’s Wonderland, a trip to Crystal Bridges Museum

The Gibbes’ Fellows members had an Arkansas adventure to “Alice’s wonderland.” With their fine details and accompanied by Gibbes Executive Director, Angela Mack and Private Events Manager, Jena Clem, our…

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Behind the ScenesPermanent Collection

2015 AAM Museum Expo and Conference

This week several Gibbes staff members traveled to Atlanta to attend the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme for this year’s event was “The Social Value…

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EducationEventsRenovation Plans

Save the Date: May 5, 2015 #LiftTheLowcountry

On May 5, 2015, we invite members of the entire community to participate in Lowcountry Giving Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event sponsored by the Coastal Community Foundation.  In 2014,…

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Renovation Plans

Why Do You Support the Gibbes Museum of Art?

By Elizabeth Allen and Nina Magnesson of Boomtown We are fortunate to have so many wonderful donors and sponsors whose support helps us provide innovative programs, exciting events, and engaging…

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Education

Early Education and Eye Spy Art

When you observe curious, giggling, fidgeting four year-olds, it’s hard to imagine them as future businessmen and women. But these young minds are absorbing everything around them at a rapid…

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Education

Art Educator of the Week, Elise Detterbeck

Did you know we currently have 15 active museum educators and teaching artists teaching and collaborating! These hard working educators have great insight into the value of arts education and…

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Behind the ScenesRenovation Plans

Q & A with Architect, Joe Schmidt

Evans & Schmidt Architects has designed a wide range of projects since it was established in 1984. The primary focus, however, has remained unchanged over the past twenty-nine years. Evans &…

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Artist SpotlightBehind the Scenes

The Art of Social Healing Through Sculpture and Public Art

In 2011, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel and S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal held a symposium in Charleston to mark the 50th anniversary of the Briggs v. Elliott…

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ClassesEducation

Art of Healing, Understanding the Five Elements

Q&A with Lisa Dunlevy Please explain the psychology of the five elements. The Five Elements are stages of transformation: Water (birth), Wood (growth), Fire (ripening), Earth (harvest), and Metal (decay)….

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