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Art of Design Luncheon and Lecture, and Travel Raffle

Art of Design Luncheon and Lecture


11am | Check-In

Virtual Tickets: $50

Playback options will be available to sponsors and virtual ticket holders if you're unable to join during the live stream.


Art of Design Travel Raffle

We want to share with you an exciting opportunity to experience a luxury excursion provided by Indagare. Through a collaboration between the Gibbes Women's Council and Indagare, we are raffling off a trip for two, valued at $20,000, which is redeemable before the end of 2022! The winner will have the option to choose from one of the following destinations: Santa Fe, Marrakech, or Vienna.

Sorry, raffle tickets are no longer available.

*Per IRS rules and regulations, raffle tickets are not tax deductible*

About Melissa Biggs Bradley, Founder of Indagare

Melissa Biggs Bradley is the entrepreneur behind Indagare, the membership-based boutique travel company that she founded in 2007 with a vision to inspire and empower people to change their lives through travel. Since then, Indagare has become the go-to advisor and resource for travelers seeking impactful, one-of-a-kind journeys. Indagare has been named to Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. and to Crain’s “Fast 50” list of fastest-growing companies in New York.

Melissa has launched Indagare Insider Journeys, immersive group trips built around passion points such as art, fashion, design, style, wellness, food and wine and one-of-a-kind destinations, in partnership with WSJ Magazine, Architectural Digest and Vogue. In response to the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry, she also leads Indagare Global Conversations, her live Zoom talk series and podcast, part of the brand’s new virtual travel program, Indagare Global Classroom, which offers virtual tours, special experiences, participatory lessons and lectures developed with Indagare’s top partners and guides around the world.

Prior to founding Indagare, Melissa served as the longtime travel editor at Town & Country where she launched the acclaimed spin-off Town & Country Travel. Melissa received a B.A. from Yale College and a master’s degree from Columbia University.

About the Gibbes Women’s Council

Founded in March 1950, the Women’s Council of the Gibbes Museum of Art serves as a vital support system of the Gibbes Museum of Art, with its dedicated members volunteering time, talent and financial support to the Museum and serving as liaisons between the Gibbes and both residents of and visitors to the Charleston community. The annual Art of Design Luncheon and Lecture features internationally renowned experts in the world of design and is the Women’s Council’s signature event. In addition to its annual Art of Design fundraiser, the Women’s Council organizes numerous educational programs and social gatherings from September to June for members and their guests. To learn more about the Women’s Council and how to join, contact membership chair .To learn more about the Women’s Council and how to join, contact Lorraine Perry at [email protected] or Jennifer Mendelsohn at [email protected]

For more information, visit our Art of Design website.