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King Street Antique Stroll

The King Street Antique Stroll has become an annual tradition at the Gibbes Museum of Art. Each year, experts in decorative arts and design fields lead groups of participants up…


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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…

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…

Detail of Requiem for Mother Emanuel #5, 2016, by Leo Twiggs (American, b. 1934), batik, 24 x 30 inches; On loan courtesy of Hugh T. Scogin, Jr.

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Leo Twiggs’ Requiem for Mother Emanuel

This Sunday marks the third anniversary of the racially-motivated murders of nine parishioners at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston. This horrific event inflicted a pain that reverberated…

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…

The South View of Fort Mechanic, Charleston, July 4th 1796, from untitled sketchbook, 1796 – 1805, 1796, by Charles Fraser (American, 1782 – 1860); Ink and watercolor on paper; 7 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches; Gift of Alice Ravenel Huger Smith; 1938.036.0013

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Gibbes Museum welcomes Military Families for Free this Summer

The Gibbes is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for…

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Gibbes in the News: April & May 2018

At the end of April, USA Today ranked the Gibbes Museum as the #1 Museum in South Carolina on their list of best museums in every state. In the annual…

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…

During her time at the Gibbes, Amanda has assumed a variety of roles across different departments.

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Staff Spotlight: Amanda Breen

How long have you been at the Gibbes? Almost 6 years! Describe your role here at the Museum. My main role is to assist the curatorial department with the behind-the-scenes…

Students utilized proportions and ratios to create nesting baskets, inspired both by Mary Jackson's sweetgrass baskets and the folk art of Russian nesting dolls.


Arts Integration: Discovery by Making Connections

Although I have recently retired from the classroom, I’ve continued to teach through a couple of the many amazing educational programs offered by the Gibbes Museum of Art. I have…