Category: Permanent Collection Archives - Gibbes Museum of Art

Donte K. Hayes looking at Sanctuary installed at the Gibbes

Permanent CollectionPress Releases

The Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions by African American Artists

The Gibbes Museum of Art, home to the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston, is proud to announce the acquisition of three new artworks by […]

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 […]

Red Table Still Life, 15/16, 1959, by David Driskell

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In Memoriam: David Driskell (1931–2020) Pioneering Artist, Scholar, and Curator

This week the Gibbes and the rest of the art world are mourning the loss of groundbreaking artist and scholar David C. Driskell. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, and raised in […]

Gibbes Family Membership

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Family-Level Memberships Available for Check Out at all CCPL Branches

Charleston, S.C., February 18, 2020 – In an effort to fulfill their mission to make art accessible to all, the Gibbes Museum of Art has launched a partnership with the […]


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One Week Left to See Luminous Landscapes

As another summer draws to a close, so does one of our special exhibitions here at the Gibbes Museum, Luminous Landscapes: The Golden Age of British Watercolors. On view through […]


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Intern Insights: Charlie Flynn

Over the summer, the Curatorial and Collections department was fortunate to have Charlie Flynn, a rising junior at the University of Virginia as an intern for the department. Charlie assisted […]


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A Conversation with Stacy Lynn Waddell

For the past several years during March – Women’s History Month – The National Museum of Women in the Arts has been asking the question: Can you name 5 women […]


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A Conversation with Mary Edna Fraser

For the past several years during March – Women’s History Month – The National Museum of Women in the Arts has been asking the question: Can you name 5 women […]


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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 […]