As Charleston’s only visual arts museum, we welcome all audiences – from frequent visitors to first-time guests.

We welcome visitors with an activity-filled first floor that’s free and open to the public. Purchase tickets to view the galleries on the second and third floors.


Purchase tickets now for admission to the galleries on the second and third floors, or at the Visitor Services desk on the first floor. Tickets include the Museum’s collection of artworks from the eighteenth century to present day, as well as entrance to special exhibitions currently on view.


Studios & Classrooms

Along the Angela D. Mack Promenade, visitors will see artists at work in our resident studio spaces and classes for all ages taking place in our hands-on classrooms.

The Gibbes Café

Coming Soon: Café Gibbes will be easily accessible from our Meeting Street entrance and will offer visitors delicious Southern cuisine made with fresh and local ingredients.

The Museum Store

The Museum Store offers inspiration to visitors of all ages with jewelry, gifts, art supplies, books, and specialty items.

Reception & Lecture Halls

The Fellows Member Reception area and Almeida Lecture Hall host public lectures and programs and can be booked for private events.


Lenhardt Garden

At the end of the hallway, walk into our classically landscaped Lenhardt Garden, the perfect place to reflect upon the art and relax. It’s also available for private events.