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Giving Tuesday Now

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Giving Tuesday Now: A Global Day of Giving

From exciting exhibitions and engaging classes to informative lectures and celebratory events, the Gibbes Museum has been a central fixture in the Charleston art scene for over 150 years. Prior…

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Gibbes on the Couch

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Gibbes Museum of Art to Host Virtual Fundraiser

Charleston, S.C., April 27, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art will host Gibbes on the Couch, the largest ‘non-event’ of the year on Thursday, April 30. In lieu of…

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Artist Supplies

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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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The COVID Chronicles: What We’re Learning

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a serious concern around the world, Gibbes staff are extremely grateful to be healthy and able to work at home at this time….

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Gibbes Museum Merchandise

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Shop Online at the Gibbes Museum Store

The Gibbes Museum Store now has an online shop! The Museum Store showcases the creativity of regional artists, and collaborates with artists on exclusive products only available at the Gibbes….

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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…

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#MuseumFromHome with Us

Let’s start the week with art. Let’s find hope, comfort, and joy in creativity. Although the Gibbes Museum is temporarily closed, we have never felt so deeply connected. Scroll down…

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Art Doodles

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Artful Tips for Young Artists (and Parents)

Dear parents and members of the Gibbes family, We know that you are all juggling many different hats right now, including homeschooling your children. While the schools have sent some…

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Creative Comforts

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Creative Comforts

The past few weeks have been difficult for us all. Social distancing and shelter-in-place ordinances have kept our staff at home and away from the galleries and studios, where many…

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Staff on Zoom

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WFH: Day By Day

This week due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, the Gibbes Museum staff started working from home on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we cautiously decided to close the Museum to…

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