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The Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions by African American Artists

CHARLESTON, S.C., February 1, 2021 – The Gibbes Museum of Art, home to the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston, is proud to announce the…

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2020 Holiday Shopping Guide

Each Saturday leading up to the holidays, Lydia Brown, Gibbes Museum Engagement Specialist and Vendor Liaison, has been highlighting special vendors and products available in the Gibbes Shop on Instagram…

Stephen L. Hayes Jr.

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2020 Winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

The Gibbes Museum of Art is proud to announce Stephen L. Hayes Jr. as the 2020 winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. A North Carolina-based artist, Hayes…

Alfred Hutty, Flower Vendors at Charleston Market, 1948, dry point on paper. (Gibbes Museum of Art)

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Digitally Mapping the Charleston Renaissance: Recent Grad Inspired by the Gibbes Collection

Naomi Edmondson, a former Gibbes intern and employee, recently received her master’s in art history and museum studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. A research project on digital mapping was inspired…


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Katherine Dunlap and Antwon Ford now in the Art Sales Gallery

The Gibbes Museum of Art Unveils New Exhibition in Art Sales Gallery CHARLESTON, S.C., October 19, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to present a new exhibition…

Martin Z. Margulies

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The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Martin Z. Margulies

CHARLESTON, S.C., September 16, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce that renowned art collector Martin Z. Margulies will be the keynote speaker at the museum’s…

Art Sales Gallery

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Opens New Art Sales Gallery

Charleston, S.C., August 26, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of the new Ruth and Bill Baker Art Sales Gallery. The gallery, located…

Hog Series XXVI, 1996

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Private Collection of Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman Coming to The Gibbes Museum of Art

CHARLESTON, S.C., August 4, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce their newest special exhibition, Building a Legacy: The Vibrant Vision Collection of Jonathan Green and…

Let’s Walk Together, 1953, By Charles Wilbert White

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Celebrating the Traditions of Juneteenth

Family picnics, bar-b-ques, church gatherings, and community festivals have been held for 155 years to commemorate the abolition of slavery. Most people associate the end of American slavery with The…


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2020 James Shoolbred Award Winner Announced

The Gibbes Museum of Art has named Board Member Susan Smythe as the recipient of the annual James Shoolbred Gibbes Philanthropy Award. Each year the Gibbes presents the award to…