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The Gibbes hosts multiple special events throughout the year.

These events raise important funds to support educational and exhibition programming at the Museum.

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Call for Entries: 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

September 1, 2021 @ 12:00 AM - October 31, 2021 @ 11:59 PM

The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South. Presented annually, the prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media. Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Lou...

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Distinguished Lecture Series presents Steve Locke On Monuments

November 3, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

What is a monument? Who gets one? And how do we memorialize the past?

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Gibbes Film in Focus: Passing Strange

November 19, 2021 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether a classic noir or a cutting-edge documentary, the Gibbes believes in the power of great filmmaking: to bring people together, to put audiences in touch with new ideas, and to celebrate the diversity of the human experience.

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Gullah Spirit Book Release with Jonathan Green

December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Jonathan Green is best known for his vibrant depictions of Gullah culture and life. For decades, his vividly colored paintings and prints have captured and preserved the daily rituals and Gullah traditions of his childhood in the Lowcountry marshes of South Carolina. Celebrate the artist's most rece...

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