Category: Art Archives - Gibbes Museum of Art

Cane Bay Elementary third-graders react to a Kandinsky painting

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Students take over the Gibbes

This holiday season, we are amazed at the number of school groups coming through the Gibbes to learn from works in the permanent collection as well as the big draw: Realm of the Spirit: Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection and the Gibbes Museum of Art. From November 29 until the end of the Guggenheim exhibit on […]

The CSO string quartet performs chamber music at the Gibbes.


Music at the Museum

The Gibbes Museum is open until 8pm on Wednesday nights and offers activities for a variety of ages and interests. From art classes to gallery tours, lectures to concerts, there’s something for everyone. One of the partnerships we have developed is with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and together we are offering several short- and long-format […]

The Things We Carry Exhibition


One Year Later

On June 18, 2015, I woke up to the horrible news of the mass shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church. I thought there must be some mistake. Not here. Not in my city. And certainly not during a Bible study. My heart broke for the victims, the survivors, the Mother Emanuel congregation, and for our […]

Gibbes Museum Executive Director Angela Mack

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A Dream Becomes Reality

With just hours to go before the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony and Grand Reopening of the Gibbes Museum, I want to take a moment to thank so many people who have made this journey possible. We began our celebratory events last Saturday night with a gala for our Capital Campaign Leadership Donors, and have continued throughout the […]

Water Ripple Effect


Art of Healing: Embracing the Fall

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb Embrace the Fall (ETF) is the essential roadmap for turning our biggest challenges into life’s greatest gifts. When life changes in a big way, it can strip us down to an otherwise undiscovered, uncomfortable level of vulnerability. When submerged […]

Creative Teaching Techniques


Creative Teaching Techniques

A group of teachers sits clustered around a vibrant image of a little girl in a white dress standing in front of a wall covered by graffiti. “What do you think this means?” asks the workshop leader. “I think this represents innocence,” says one teacher. “Hmm, I think it looks more like the loss of […]



The Gift of the Gibbes

I’ve been working at the Gibbes for a little over a year now and I’ve been sharing my love for this fabulous institution with family and friends. I’ve taken my sister to parties and my mom to lectures. I encouraged my niece to take summer camp and some friends to take a studio art class […]


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Art’s Impact

It is hard to believe that another year is about to end and we will soon be welcoming 2016. Not to be cliché or anything, but the end of a year always allows people an opportunity to reflect on the happenings of that year. Once again, I write my own lists of goals for 2016 […]