OPEN TODAY 10-8pm CAFÉ 10-7pm
OPEN

NEWS

The Gibbes Museum Street Party. Photograph by MCG Photography.

EventsPermanent CollectionPress Releases

Top Chefs Draw Inspiration from Art for Gibbes Museum’s Annual Street Party

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2017 – After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its Annual Street Party in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old…

READ MORE
Patrick Dougherty installs sticks in the Gibbes Museum atrium.

Artist SpotlightBehind the ScenesExhibitions

The Magic of Patrick Dougherty

This evening the Gibbes unveils a whimsical wonder by artist Patrick Dougherty. Entitled Betwixt and Between, Patrick’s site-specific installation fills the museum’s second-floor glass atrium with soaring spires inspired by…

READ MORE
Hobcaw House, built by Bernard Baruch

EducationPrograms

Between The Waters

The Gibbes Museum recently traveled to Georgetown, SC to visit Hobcaw Barony—a 16,000 acre preserve owned and operated by the Belle Baruch Foundation. The property encompasses a rich diversity of…

READ MORE
The Parrot of Carolina and the Cypress of America, ca. 1722–1726, by Mark Catesby (British, 1682–1749); watercolor, bodycolor, and pen and ink; Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017

ExhibitionsPress Releases

From Windsor Castle to Charleston, the Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition with Works from The Royal Collection

“Artist, Scientist, Explorer: Mark Catesby in the Carolinas” returns to birthplace of inspiration with watercolors depicting natural habitats of Lowcountry and beyond CHARLESTON, S.C. March 9, 2017 – Today the…

READ MORE
Sherman Marches South, 1990, by Manning Bethea Williams Jr.

EducationPermanent CollectionPrograms

The Garbage Next Time

Sherman Marches South by Manning Williams is my favorite painting in the Gibbes Collection. A man in a canoe paddles up a still creek as the Division of the Mississippi…

READ MORE
Reuben Sandwich

EventsGibbes CafePermanent Collection

Eat Pose Look

Just in time for the kick-off of Charleston Wine and Food Festival, food blogger and photographer Libby Williams stopped by the Gibbes Museum to sample some of the delicious offerings…

READ MORE
CSO Music Director Ken Lam with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

EventsExhibitionsPrograms

Playing to the Art

Our mission at the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is to inspire and engage our community through musical performances. While many of our concerts are performed at the Gaillard Center, we often…

READ MORE
Carolina Paroquet (detail), 1935, by Anna Heyward Taylor

Artist SpotlightPermanent Collection

Lost Species Preserved by Artist’s Hand

We recently changed some of the works on display from the permanent collection and one of my favorite pieces is now on view: Anna Heyward Taylor’s Carolina Paroquet. Not only…

READ MORE
Graffiti in the Garden

Events

Graffiti in the Garden

Tonight, Society 1858 hosts their seventh-annual Winter Party at the Gibbes Museum of Art. The young patrons group has become known for their art-centered celebrations that feature original art, unique…

READ MORE

Exhibitions

Art Love: A Collector shares her Passion

My favorite way to spend a free day is wandering through the galleries of a Museum, exploring the exhibitions and collections. Whether it’s right here at the Gibbes or when…

READ MORE