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Ahoy Maties! 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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Summer Art Camp at the Gibbes!

The Gibbes Education staff are excited for the opportunity to host our Summer Art Camp in the Museum after many years at satellite locations around town. After the renovations are…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Reviving Art Education in Lowcountry

For Immediate Release: Newly renovated museum to serve as educational hub for students CHARLESTON, S.C., February 17, 2016 – While art programs are often the first to be affected by…

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Creative Teaching Techniques

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Creative Teaching Techniques

A group of teachers sits clustered around a vibrant image of a little girl in a white dress standing in front of a wall covered by graffiti. “What do you…

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‘Downton Abbey’ Jewelry Designer to Give Lecture at Gibbes Annual Art of Design Luncheon

For Immediate Release: Attendees can view and purchase handcrafted pieces from Andrew Prince’s collection after event. CHARLESTON, S.C., February 12, 2016 – Acclaimed jewelry designer Andrew Prince will visit Charleston…

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Adventures in Tweeting

As an individual of a certain age, my relationship with social media has been tenuous at best. I am of the generation that did not have email until college, and…

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Museum Educators Get Back by Giving

Gibbes museum educators serve as the face of the museum in our area schools. Currently, we have a team of 8 that work with our in-school programs Eye Spy and…

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A Throwback to the Stork Club

When my co-chair Jay Benson and I originally started brainstorming for this year’s Society 1858 Winter Party, all we knew for sure was that we wanted to do something no…

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How Art Engages Creative Minds

“Help! Our kids blanked out on last year’s writing test. They left the pages BLANK!” That’s the kind of call for help I’ve been asked to address with an Engaging…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to Reopen this Spring after $13.5 Million Renovation

For Immediate Release: Museum looks to past to inspire renewed vision CHARLESTON, SC, January 13, 2016 – After closing for an extensive nearly two-year renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art,…

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