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Gibbes Street Party has great Panache

As I eagerly count down the days until the seventh-annual Street Party, it’s hard not to be in awe of the team of individuals who volunteer their time and resources…

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Sculpture under the Dome

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Sculpture under the Dome

When the Gibbes reopens on May 28, visitors will be welcomed to freshly renovated gallery spaces throughout the Museum. One of the most spectacular transformations is the newly named Campbell…

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Curatorial Perspective: Preparing for the Reopening

While the Gibbes has been under renovation, I am often asked, “What does the staff do while the museum is closed?” Behind the scenes, we are working harder than ever…

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Society 1858 Impacts Careers of Contemporary Southern Artists

Applications for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art are streaming in and we are excited to see what the 2016 group of submissions will look like! This will be…

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We <3 our Members

As the Gibbes Museum prepared to close in August of 2014 for renovations, staff had planned for years to make the transition flow as seamlessly as possible. Artwork was packed…

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Reimagined Gibbes Museum Features Premier Wedding, Meeting Facilities

For Immediate Release: 111-year-old art museum caters to private, corporate events and more starting in June. CHARLESTON, S.C., March 30, 2016 – Located along Museum Mile in the heart of…

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Sonya Clark

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Visiting Artists Coming to the Gibbes

With temperatures going up and scaffolding coming down, it is clear that the reopening of the Gibbes on May 28th is fast approaching. During my second semester as an intern…

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Water Ripple Effect

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Art of Healing: Embracing the Fall

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb Embrace the Fall (ETF) is the essential roadmap for turning our biggest challenges into…

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Behind the Lens: A Photographer’s Account of the Gibbes Museum Renovation

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Behind the Lens: A Photographer’s Account of the Gibbes Museum Renovation

Over a year ago I reached out to the Gibbes Museum of Art requesting to document their current renovation. My original motivation was a curiosity that led to an exploration…

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John Rivers Silver Collection

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Charleston Receipts: Junior Docents on the Go

During the Gibbes Museum renovation, we’ve taken our Junior Docent program on the road! Several local institutions, like the Charleston Museum, have helped out by providing rich resources for students…

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