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AwardsEducation

2010 Mary Whyte Art Educator Award

Anne Cimballa, an art teacher for grades 7, 9, and 10 at the Charleston County School of the Arts received the 2010 Mary Whyte Art Educator Award and the $1,000 cash prize that accompanies the award. Awarded annually by the Gibbes, the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award is designed to recognize a high school visual […]

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Events

Christo’s Visit to Charleston

The Gibbes is still abuzz from Christo’s visit to Charleston last month. The world-renowned artist gave an amazing lecture for a sold-out crowd of over 400 people at Memminger Auditorium on April 13. The evening before the lecture, event sponsors gathered at the home of Esther and James Ferguson for a cocktail party in celebration […]

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Renovation Plans

Future Plans for the Gibbes

In case you missed Adam Parker’s article in Sunday’s Post and Courier, click here to read about renovation plans for the Gibbes Museum of Art, including renderings of new exhibition and education spaces in our historic building.  Exciting plans are in the works, so stay tuned! Published May 5, 2010

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Radcliffe Bailey Wins 2010 Factor Prize for Southern Art

Congratulations are in order for mixed media artist Radcliffe Bailey who was named the 2010 winner of the Factor Prize for Southern Art and received the $10,000 cash prize that accompanies the award. Awarded annually by the Gibbes, the Factor Prize acknowledges an artist whose work demonstrates the highest level of artistic achievement in any media […]

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Kids at the GibbesEducation

Petite Protocol for Children

This summer the Gibbes is teaming up with Southern Protocol to offer etiquette lessons for children ages 4-7 and 8-12. The modern manners experts at Southern Protocol will teach children all the basics of proper etiquette including introductions, thank you notes, phone manners, table manners, museum etiquette, and other important lessons. Classes will be held […]

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EventsKids at the Gibbes

Free Community Day this Saturday!

Join us at the Gibbes this Saturday, April 17, for our Jr. League of Charleston Community Day.  This day of family fun includes hands-on art activites, demonstrations, and free admission from 10am to 1pm.  We hope to see you at the Gibbes!   Published April 14, 2010

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Education

Art to Go at Mt. Zion Elementary

Each Thursday during the school year, Teaching Artist and Museum Educator Martha Criscuolo leads Art to Go at Mt. Zion Elementary School on Johns Island. During the program she instructs students in grades 1-5 on a variety of art projects. These particular photos are from a paper mache project with 4th and 5th grade students. […]

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Behind the ScenesPermanent Collection

Behind-the-Scenes: Collections Intern Project

This fall, Laura Reece, an Art History/Arts Management major at the College of Charleston, completed a semester-long internship with the Gibbes. Over the course of twelve weeks, Laura worked with me (the Collections Manager) on a variety of projects including cataloging and photographing new acquisitions, entering information in the collections database, conducting research on artists […]

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Events

Mt. Pleasant Art Festival

This Saturday, the Gibbes participated in the Mt. Pleasant Art Festival at the Towne Centre. It was a fun-filled day of visual art activities and special performances including hula hoopers, jugglers, and a ballet group. The event was well attended and the weather was perfect! Published March 22, 2010

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EducationClasses

Several Spots Available for Upcoming Classes

To register, contact Rebecca Williams at 843.722.2706 x41 or [email protected] ASAP! Portrait Painting Workshop with Robert Maniscalco March 15-19, 2010, 10:00am-1:00pm $325 for members, $350 for non-members Working from a live model, the focus of this 5 day course will be value-based painting and drawing methods to create expressive, professional level portraits. Students will paint […]

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