the gibbes museum of art

The Gibbes Distinguished Lecture Series

November 2, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sottile Theatre - College of Charleston


What is art? What makes it good or bad, and who decides? Hailed as a “critic of the people” by Architectural Digest, the Gibbes is thrilled to welcome Jerry Saltz to Charleston as our Distinguished Lecture speaker. Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine, Saltz is a Pulitzer Prize-winner and author of the New York Times best-seller How to be an Artist.

$50* Members | $60* non-Members | $10* Virtual

This is event is made with the support of the Francis Marion Hotel, The Post and Courier, and the Samuel Freeman Trust. A full list of sponsors is coming. 

*In-person tickets will be charged a $7 processing fee and virtual tickets are charged a $3 processing fee.

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors. 


Andrea Volpe 


Esther B. Ferguson | Francis Marion Hotel | Post and Courier 


Emma and George Christopher | Deborah Kennedy Kennard and William Kennard, The Kennedy Kennard Family Fund | Samuel Freeman Trust | Liz and Chuck Sullivan  


Martie and David Adams | Jill and Richard Almeida | AV Connections | Wendy and Steve Dopp | Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers | Walter Fiederowicz | Mary Jane Goodman-Giddens | Milton and Joanne Hearne | Cathy and Buddy Jenrette | Anne and Dick Keigher | Renee Licht and Michael Sussman | Denise and Bernard Mansheim | Heather McFarlin | Martha and Charley McLendon | Anne Darby Parker | Karl and Teri Riner | Sally J. Smith, Wilbur S. Smith and Sally J. Smith Foundation 


Martie and David Adams | Frank Haygood | Jack B. Hoey, Jr. | Cathy and Buddy Jenrette | K&L Gates | Deborah Kennedy Kennard and William Kennard, The Kennedy Kennard Family Fund | Brenda Lauderback | Elisabeth and Spencer Lynch | Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter and Mr. Stanley E. Porter | Stephen and Julie Ziff 


“Don't go to a museum with a destination. Museums are wormholes to other worlds. They are ecstasy machines.”