When the Gibbes Museum opened in 1905, the nation celebrated what Charleston has always understood: the power of art – to inspire our imagination, heal our hurt, and nourish our souls.

Gibbes Museum in the News: January 1 – 13

Charleston Skyline by Hunter McRae, NY Times

The Gibbes was featured in The New York Times this week as one of the top places to visit in its “36 Hours in Charleston” piece.

The Post and Courier recently named the Gibbes as one of the top places to see art in the New Year.

Fine Art Connoisseur’s January/February issue highlighted the vibrant arts scene in Charleston, including photos of the Gibbes and calling it “the most prestigious visual arts institution in town.”

The January edition of The Seabrooker includes two mentions of the Gibbes: “The Gibbes Museum of Art Commences the New Year with Two Special Exhibitions” and in “Seabrook Island Natural History Group announces spring 2017 speakers”

Charleston Magazine’s January issue featured “Fashion at the Gibbes,” which highlights the courtyard bridal runway show on January 24.

The Post and Courier recapped 2016’s art milestones in Charleston and dedicated a section to the Gibbes’ renovation and mission, noting, “For years, Gibbes staffers have pushed the envelope, embracing contemporary artists and showing their often provocative work.”

Café Gibbes made it on The Daily Meal’s “Where to eat and what to during the first month of the year” list, which was also picked up by Yahoo! The story reached a total of 11,187,636 online readers.

The January issue of Charleston Magazine featured the Gibbes in a piece about Creative Mornings as a “super cool venue.”

The December issue of The Nonprofit Times features a moving piece on local nonprofits and their reaction to the AME tragedy. The Gibbes is the first nonprofit mentioned and includes a wonderful quote from Pam Wall.

The Realm of the Spirit and Painting a Nation exhibitions made it on BurnAway’s “To Do List” for the week of January 9.

Charleston Currents featured Jacob Lawrence’s exhibition—History, Labor, Life—in relation to the upcoming MLK national holiday as his prints explore African-American culture and experiences.

Knoxville Daily Sun announced the entry for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The open entry announcement was also featured on Holy City Sinner.

The Post and Courier’s food critic, Hanna Raskin, wrote a piece on Café Gibbes smoked duck, which appears both online and in print.

Top Image: St. Philip’s Church and the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, as seen from the bell tower of St. Michael’s Church on Broad Street. Credit Hunter McRae for The New York Times


Published January 13, 2017

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