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Enjoy the Gibbes for Free on Saturday, March 14 At The Spring Into Color Community Day Sponsored by the Junior League of Charleston

The public is invited to enjoy activities, performances and the exhibitions on view

(February 27 - Charleston, SC) – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce Community Day on Saturday, March 14 with complimentary admission and family activities from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Junior League of Charleston Community Days are held quarterly to offer visitors the opportunity to experience the Gibbes’ dynamic programming free of charge.

This spring-inspired Community Day will include art-making activities for children and musical performances. Exhibitions currently on view include The Charleston Story, Painters of American Life: The Eight and The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection. Beverages will be provided by Rising High Café.

Established as the Carolina Art Association in 1858, the Gibbes Museum of Art opened its doors to the public in 1905 in historic Charleston, S.C. The Gibbes houses one of the foremost collections of American Art from the 18th century to the present. The Gibbes is currently undergoing major renovations and will reopen in the spring of 2016. The renovated museum will properly showcase its extensive collections and will feature an admission-free ground floor, providing a place to watch artists at work in studios and stroll through a world-class garden.

135 Meeting Street | Charleston, SC | 29401