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.
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 I open the black leather bound book with the low relief letters forming the words “Ship’s Log” in preparation for our adventure and begin to record…READ MORE
TOWN Carolina out of Greenville featured a beautiful article on the Catesby exhibition. Artist William Dunlap discussed his work on display at the Gibbes during an interview with Fox 24…READ MORE
As we approach the end of our fiscal year at the Gibbes Museum of Art, we also reflect upon some major milestones. It is hard to believe that a little…READ MORE
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…READ MORE
Becca Barnet's work is driven by a fascination with natural history and preservation.READ MORE