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Exhibitions

Revealing the Power of Portraits: Curators Select Works for Face Lift

Since late spring, the curatorial staff has been working diligently on plans for the upcoming exhibition Face Lift: The Power of Portraits. Portraiture is one of the oldest and most…

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Back to School Tools at the Gibbes

School Year 2010–2011 is here! Most teachers and students return to their classrooms the week of August 16th for another year of enlightenment. The Gibbes Museum is excited, as always,…

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Revisiting The Charleston Story: New Works on View

Untitled, ca. 1940s-50s, by Nell Choate Shute (American, 1898–1966), 2010.005.0002B Have you visited the Gibbes lately? If so, you may notice new faces in the building. Yes, we do have…

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Curatorial Perspective: An Upcoming Exhibition Takes Shape

Manifest, 2010, by Stacy Lynn Waddell (American, b. 1966) Over the next few weeks, the Gibbes collections and curatorial staff will be hard at work in preparation for the opening…

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Sharing a Love of Art History with the Next Generation

My name is Katie Gephart, and this summer I interned in the museum’s Education and Outreach department. In the fall, I’ll start my senior year at Washington and Lee University…

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Up Close and Personal with the Gibbes’ Collection

I have spent the past four years staring at slide after slide of art: Jasper Johns, John Singleton Copley, Jan van Eyck … and the Johns go on. As an…

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Artist Spotlight: Edwin Harleston (American, 1882 – 1931)

This summer the spotlight is on Charleston’s early twentieth-century artist, Edwin Augustus Harleston (1882–1931). Six paintings by Harleston are now on view in Gallery H. The works represent both his…

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On the Street with Summer Intern Laura Kovalsky

My name is Laura Kovalsky, and I am a summer communications intern at the Gibbes Museum of Art. I am a rising senior at the University of Alabama, but I’m…

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Petite Protocol

Last week the ladies from Southern Protocol taught etiquette to 4-7 year old children in the museum’s Welcome Gallery. The children learned how to set the table, politely get someone’s…

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Summer Art Camp

Gibbes Summer Art Camp is wrapping up its third week of creative fun. The campers have been busy studying and making art from around the globe including Africa, New Zealand,…

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