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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Katastwóf Karavan (maquette), 2017, by Kara Walker; painted laser-cut stainless steel; 9 x 14 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; Edition 30 of 30; Museum purchase; image courtesy of Sekkima Jenkins & Co.

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Welcome to the Gibbes! A Discussion of Recent Acquisitions by Curator Sara Arnold

Over the last year the Gibbes has acquired a wonderful variety of new works for the permanent collection including an unprecedented number of works by African American artists. Through both…

Prior to the re-opening of the Museum, Erin had the opportunity to create all-new Museum signage.

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Staff Spotlight: Erin Banks

Next up in the Staff Spotlight blog series is the Gibbes Creative Director, Erin Banks! Name: Erin Banks Title: Creative Director How long have you been at the Gibbes? Four…

Suds, 1947, by Berenice Abbott

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The Colorful Collector behind the Black and White Photographs

The selection of fourteen photographs by major twentieth-century photographers now on view in Gallery 3 in the exhibition Magic in the Mundane: Modernist Photography features works by modern masters like…

Mary Jackson, 2002, by Mary Whyte

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Not Your Average Portraits

In 2016, the Gibbes received two incredible gifts to the permanent collection: a portrait of Mary Jackson by Mary Whyte and a portrait of Mary Whyte by Jill Hooper. The…

Charleston Slum (54, 56, and 61 Washington Street), 1929, by Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967)

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Uncovering Connections in Perspectives on Place

The artworks featured in Perspectives on Place (on view in Gallery 3 until September 10th) illuminate the history and some of the changes that have taken place in the neighborhoods…