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Life After the Prize: Bo Bartlett

If you were an artist, how would your life change with $10,000? For Bo Bartlett, this hypothetical became a reality in 2017 when he was named winner of the 1858…

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Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman Awarded Gibbes Philanthropy Award

The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston’s premier art museum, marked the end of an unprecedented year by awarding the James Shoolbred Gibbes Philanthropy Award to nationally recognized artist Jonathan Green…

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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…

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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…

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Gibbes Museum of Art Fellows Luncheon

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Celebrating our Fellows Members and Honoring Susan Smythe

At the Gibbes Museum, we look forward to Memorial Day Weekend and the artistic energy that swells throughout Charleston with the opening of Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto. The…

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Donte K Hayes

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Society 1858 Celebrates Donté K. Hayes as Winner of Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

The month of February was filled with celebration and conversation surrounding contemporary Southern art as Society 1858 and the Gibbes Museum of Art welcomed the 2019 Prize winner Donté K….

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Gibbes Museum of Art Announces the 2019 Finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

CHARLESTON, S.C., November 5, 2019 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the finalists for the annual 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The 2019 finalists are…

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Exhibitions Consultant Pam Wall appears on Fox 24 News Now to promote Leo Twiggs as the 2018 winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Art.

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Gibbes Museum in the News: July-August 2018

Leo Twiggs made headlines as this year’s winner of the Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art! See coverage from ABC News 4, Charleston City Paper, Charleston Currents, The Post…

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Midnight Special, 2000, by Leo Twiggs; batik, 14 x 24 inches; courtesy of the artist.

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2018 Society 1858 Prize Winner: Leo Twiggs

When you walk into Leo Twiggs’s Orangeburg studio, you can’t help but smile. The welcoming vibe of the space is enhanced by Twiggs himself, who greets his visitors with a…

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Midnight Special, 2000, by Leo Twiggs; batik, 14 x 24 inches; courtesy of the artist.

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Gibbes Museum’s Society 1858 Announces Leo Twiggs as Winner of Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

CHARLESTON, S.C. August 13, 2018 — The Gibbes Museum of Art is proud to announce artist Leo Twiggs from Orangeburg, S.C. as the 2018 winner of the Society 1858 Prize…

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