Amy Jones Abbe has trained and worked as a sculpture and objects conservator for more than 15 years in museums and institutions in the Northeast including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. She has extensive experience conserving sculpture and objects in materials as varied as stone, metal, wood, ceramics, basketry, polymers, and painted surfaces. She now owns a private conservation studio in Athens, Georgia, and will be working onsite at the Gibbes on several marble sculptures in the Museum's permanent collection, including the recently acquired Mending the Nets, 1866, by Chauncey Bradley Ives (American 1810-1894).
Open Studio Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 1pm - 3pm | Saturday, 10am - 12pm
Artist Talk: Wednesday, February 15 at 6pm. $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, $10 Students/Faculty with valid ID. Purchase Tickets.
After a two-year multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its annual Street Party on Thursday, May 4th, in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old stately Beaux…READ MORE
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I had not had the privilege of seeing a curated exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s work in person before History, Labor, Life at the Gibbes Museum. I knew of his well-documented…READ MORE
CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2017 – After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the Gibbes Museum of Art will host its Annual Street Party in celebration of its newly restored 112-year-old…READ MORE
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