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The Gibbes Museum of Art Opens New Art Sales Gallery

Charleston, S.C., August 26, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of the new Ruth and Bill Baker Art Sales Gallery. The gallery, located…

CJ Lotz, by Minette Hand

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A Rotating Gallery in an Editor’s Historic Charleston Apartment

It’s sort of an unexpected gallery space. Or at least, I didn’t expect it. My one-bedroom apartment in a historic building on Meeting Street lets the light in with nine…

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Resources for Artists during COVID-19

In times of crisis, artists are often among those most affected. The Gibbes Museum’s manifesto states, “[W]e believe art is the difference between merely existing and being truly alive. That’s…


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A Glimpse Into Studio 2 With Visiting Artist Tim Hussey

If you haven’t stopped by the Gibbes recently, and more specifically Studio 2, we hope you will before May 19 to meet Tim Hussey, our current Visiting Artist (see Open…


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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 Glimpse Into Studio 1 with Visiting Artist Madame Magar

My residency as a Visiting Artist at the Gibbes Museum is inspired by the miniature portraits in the Permanent Collection. The miniatures have been a source of inspiration for many…

Carey Morton, Visiting Artist

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A Glimpse into Studio 2 with Visiting Artist Carey Morton

After completing my graduate studies at Clemson University, I was fortunate enough to join the studio art faculty at the College of Charleston. The good news kept coming as I…

Stephen Elliott Webb, a 5th generation artist, considers himself a son of the Lowcountry. His work has moved into a new genre that he has coined "Real Abstraction."

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A Conversation with Stephen Elliott Webb Regarding ‘Project Selfie’

Stephen Elliott Webb, a Gibbes Museum Visiting Artist, sat down with Frank Conrad Russen, Director of the Principle Gallery, to talk about his background as an artist, coining new genres,…

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…

When Tom Stanley arrived at the Gibbes, he placed sixteen prepared, white canvases on a wall in Studio One. Here, we see the previously blank canvases transformed into a dynamic collection of paintings.

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What Comes Next? A Look into the Artistic Process with Visiting Artist Tom Stanley

I arrived at the Gibbes on February 28. Though my proposal for the Visiting Artist program suggested that I would use elements of the exhibition A Shared Legacy: Folk Art…