Category: General Archives - Gibbes Museum of Art

Kids lined up for the Art show


Intern Insights: Skylar Eubanks

This summer I was given the opportunity to intern at the Gibbes, where I was able to assist as an Art Summer Camp instructor. This fall I will be a […]

Damian Stamer with his art

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The Gibbes Museum of Art to Exhibit Recent Works by Contemporary Painter Damian Stamer 2023

The Gibbes Museum of Art will exhibit a collection of works by former 1858 Prize finalist, Damian Stamer, from March 17 – Oct. 15, 2023. Damian Stamer: Ruminations showcases new […]

Brenda Lauderback, Jennifer Porter, Molly Waring

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The Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Board of Directors Members and Member Emeriti

The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston’s premier art museum, is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors and four member emeriti. Joining the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Giving Tuesday Now

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Giving Tuesday Now: A Global Day of Giving

From exciting exhibitions and engaging classes to informative lectures and celebratory events, the Gibbes Museum has been a central fixture in the Charleston art scene for over 150 years. Prior […]

Creative Comforts

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Creative Comforts

The past few weeks have been difficult for us all. Social distancing and shelter-in-place ordinances have kept our staff at home and away from the galleries and studios, where many […]

Staff on Zoom

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WFH: Day By Day

This week due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, the Gibbes Museum staff started working from home on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we cautiously decided to close the Museum to […]