As a fashion Textiles, Merchandising, and Design student at the University of Rhode Island, intern Sydney Hazen found herself right at home in the teen textile summer camp.

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Intern Insights: Sydney Hazen

From the moment I was leading a group of children in counting the buttons on the eighteenth-century formal jacket of Colonel Barnard Elliot, Jr., I knew that the Gibbes Museum…

After completing her undergraduate degree in Archaeology with a minor in History at the University of Virginia, Hannah Hicks joined the Gibbes for a summer as the Collections & Curatorial Research Intern.

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Intern Insights: Hannah Hicks

This summer, I have had the incredible opportunity to intern for the Gibbes Museum of Art. I recently graduated from the University of Virginia, where I majored in Anthropology and…

Education Intern Gabriela explores the galleries with Gibbes Summer Campers.

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Intern Insights: Gabriela Gomez-Misserian

I am a rising sophomore at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and this summer, I am working as an Education Intern at the Gibbes Museum of Art! While…

The Crowd, Folly Beach, 1930, By George Biddle (American, 1885–1973); Watercolor and ink on paper; 11 x 20 1/8 inches; Museum purchase with funds provided by the Winnie Edwards Murray Fund; 1985.027.0004

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A Day at the Beach

When you live as close to the beach as we do here in the Lowcounty, it’s inevitable that many activities captured by the artists in the Gibbes Museum’s collection feature…

Detail of Requiem for Mother Emanuel #5, 2016, by Leo Twiggs (American, b. 1934), batik, 24 x 30 inches; On loan courtesy of Hugh T. Scogin, Jr.

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Leo Twiggs’ Requiem for Mother Emanuel

This Sunday marks the third anniversary of the racially-motivated murders of nine parishioners at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston. This horrific event inflicted a pain that reverberated…

One last #GibbesGirls picture at the 2018 Fellows Luncheon

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Farewell to Pam

This week on the blog, we are sad to bid adieu to our Curator of Exhibitions, Pam Wall. After 14 years at the Gibbes, Pam has left to spend more…

Line Street Railroad Crossing, 1991, By William McCulluough (American, b. 1948); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches (framed); Museum purchase; 2001.025; Image courtesy of the Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association

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Vanishing Charleston

Over the past several years, there has been an increasing number of conversations in Charleston about the changing skyline of the city. These days it’s not uncommon to see high-rise…

The South View of Fort Mechanic, Charleston, July 4th 1796, from untitled sketchbook, 1796 – 1805, 1796, by Charles Fraser (American, 1782 – 1860); Ink and watercolor on paper; 7 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches; Gift of Alice Ravenel Huger Smith; 1938.036.0013

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Gibbes Museum welcomes Military Families for Free this Summer

The Gibbes is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for…

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Gibbes in the News: April & May 2018

At the end of April, USA Today ranked the Gibbes Museum as the #1 Museum in South Carolina on their list of best museums in every state. In the annual…

This year, Megan handled ticket sales for the Annual Gibbes on the Street event.

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Staff Spotlight: Megan Zembower

This week in the Staff Spotlight, we have Gibbes Program & Tour Coordinator Megan Zembower! How long have you been at the Gibbes? I’m the greenest member of Staff right…