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The Gibbes hosts multiple special events throughout the year.

These events raise important funds to support educational and exhibition programming at the Museum.

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Call for Submissions: 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

September 1, 2020 @ 12:00 AM - October 11, 2020 @ 11:55 PM

The Gibbes Museum of Art is accepting applications for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The 1858 Prize awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South. Presented annually by the Museum and its auxiliary group Society 1858, the prize recogniz...

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Live Chamber Music in the Garden

October 2, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come enjoy a socially distant concert under the setting sun. The Charleston Symphony Chamber Music Series at the Gibbes continues with a special performance featuring American composers in the Lenhardt Garden with the Charleston Symphony String Quartet and Brass Quintet.

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Member Preview: Devotion and Fantasy, Witchcraft and the World's End

October 9, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This exhibition of Northern Renaissance art introduces a world of intensely, and sometimes disturbingly, vivid imagery. Created in the Low Countries and Germany between 1440 and 1590, this is a world of contradictions and unease—whether the subject is a troubled Virgin Mary contemplating her y...

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The Gibbes Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Martin Margulies

November 11, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gibbes Museum of Art is thrilled to present Martin Margulies as our 2020 Distinguished Lecture Speaker.

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