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.
Our mission at the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is to inspire and engage our community through musical performances. While many of our concerts are performed at the Gaillard Center, we often…READ MORE
We recently changed some of the works on display from the permanent collection and one of my favorite pieces is now on view: Anna Heyward Taylor’s Carolina Paroquet. Not only…READ MORE
Tonight, Society 1858 hosts their seventh-annual Winter Party at the Gibbes Museum of Art. The young patrons group has become known for their art-centered celebrations that feature original art, unique…READ MORE
My favorite way to spend a free day is wandering through the galleries of a Museum, exploring the exhibitions and collections. Whether it’s right here at the Gibbes or when…READ MORE
Crowell A Pate IV is an Alabama-born multi-disciplinary artist, with a primary focus in sculptural work.READ MORE
Environmental artist Patrick Dougherty has created over 200 majestic, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than locally gathered saplings.READ MORE