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The Art of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

This week on the blog, Natalie Henderson, Art Curator for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) shares some of what visitors can expect from SEWE next weekend, February 15 – 17, and…


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Behind the Scenes: Exhibition Installation

With the official opening of our newest exhibitions here at the Gibbes, Anna Heyward Taylor: Intrepid Explorer and Lying in Wait: Sporting Art by Ogden M. Pleissner, I thought I’d…



Ogden Pleissner and the Art of Sport in the Lowcountry

During the early years of Ogden Pleissner’s career, the South Carolina Lowcountry became a favored sporting destination for members of America’s upper classes. As industrial wealth fueled interest in genteel…


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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…

Lauren Fensterstock, The Order of Things, 2016. Shells, wood, mixed media, 78 x 240 x 26 inches. Image courtesy of the artist and Claire Oliver Gallery.


Celebrating Women Artists at the Gibbes

Celebrating the achievements of women artists, the Gibbes Musuem of Art presents A Dark Place of Dreams: Louise Nevelson with Chakaia Booker, Lauren Fensterstock, and Kate Gilmore. On view from…

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.


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…

The Crowd, Folly Beach, 1930, By George Biddle (American, 1885–1973); Watercolor and ink on paper; 11 x 20 1/8 inches; Museum purchase with funds provided by the Winnie Edwards Murray Fund; 1985.027.0004

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A Day at the Beach

When you live as close to the beach as we do here in the Lowcounty, it’s inevitable that many activities captured by the artists in the Gibbes Museum’s collection feature…

Line Street Railroad Crossing, 1991, By William McCulluough (American, b. 1948); Oil on canvas; 30 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches (framed); Museum purchase; 2001.025; Image courtesy of the Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association

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Vanishing Charleston

Over the past several years, there has been an increasing number of conversations in Charleston about the changing skyline of the city. These days it’s not uncommon to see high-rise…

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…

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…