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Staff Resolutions for 2019!

With our calendars now turned to 2019, we caught up with some Gibbes staff members to ask about their goals for the coming year. Read on to check out what’s on our radar for the year ahead! Megan Zembower, Program and Tour Coordinator Continue to get to know the Gibbes permanent collection better Run the bridge […]


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Intern Insights: Abby Foss

When I first started working at the Gibbes I didn’t really know what expect. I had recently declared my major at the time and I felt that volunteering here would be a way to become more serious about the “museum world” and to learn more practical experience that I wouldn’t be able to learn in […]


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Giving Thanks at the Gibbes

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s nice to pause and reflect on all that’s happened this year, and what we are grateful for. Below are just a few things that the staff are thankful for here at the Gibbes, with our wishes for a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving! 1. To be able to walk […]


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Explore the Gibbes with Our New Mobile App

One project that has been on our radar here at the Gibbes for years is developing a mobile app aimed at delving deeper into the collection. Long-time visitors and members may remember that before the renovation, the Gibbes offered a cell phone audio tour of a number of pieces in the collection. This was always […]

After completing her undergraduate degree in Archaeology with a minor in History at the University of Virginia, Hannah Hicks joined the Gibbes for a summer as the Collections & Curatorial Research Intern.

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Intern Insights: Hannah Hicks

This summer, I have had the incredible opportunity to intern for the Gibbes Museum of Art. I recently graduated from the University of Virginia, where I majored in Anthropology and and minored in History. Two years ago, I was at a complete loss as to what journey I wanted to embark on when I graduated. […]

Education Intern Gabriela explores the galleries with Gibbes Summer Campers.

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Intern Insights: Gabriela Gomez-Misserian

I am a rising sophomore at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and this summer, I am working as an Education Intern at the Gibbes Museum of Art! While I’m a bit uncertain of what exactly I want to pursue — too many things interest me for me to possibly decide right now — […]

One last #GibbesGirls picture at the 2018 Fellows Luncheon

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Farewell to Pam

This week on the blog, we are sad to bid adieu to our Curator of Exhibitions, Pam Wall. After 14 years at the Gibbes, Pam has left to spend more time with her family. Though we will all miss her dearly, we are thrilled that she will remain in Charleston and active in the Gibbes […]

This year, Megan handled ticket sales for the Annual Gibbes on the Street event.

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Staff Spotlight: Megan Zembower

This week in the Staff Spotlight, we have Gibbes Program & Tour Coordinator Megan Zembower! How long have you been at the Gibbes? I’m the greenest member of Staff right now; I’ve been here since November 2017. Describe your role here at the Museum in a few sentences. As does every member of the Gibbes […]

Radcliffe Bailey at the Gibbes

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Radcliffe Bailey: Pensive

Last week the Gibbes opened a new exhibition, Radcliffe Bailey: Pensive, and it is extraordinary. The exhibition (on view through September 16, 2018) showcases recent work by internationally renowned, Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey. A painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist, Bailey layers imagery, culturally resonant materials, and text to explore the themes of ancestry, race, […]

As the Head Preparator at the Gibbes, Chris is responsible for the care for, transportation, and installation of works of art in the galleries.

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Staff Spotlight: Chris Pelletier

This week in our Staff Spotlight, we have Chris Pelletier, head preparator at the Gibbes! How long have you been at the Gibbes? I’ve worked at the Gibbes for two and a half years now. Describe your role here at the museum in a few sentences. I mainly handle all the installation and art-handling needs […]