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Camp, Classes, & Workshops for Kids

LEARN | FOR KIDS We support learning through the arts by offering a range of fun programs tailored to meet the needs of children and families. Interdisciplinary in nature, the programs are a rich resource to explore local and national art and culture from the eighteenth century to the present. ART

Science + Art + Poetry= Creative Kids - Gibbes Museum of Art

Science + Art + Poetry= Creative Kids It has been quite some years since I spent a week at summer camp, much less a week inside a school during the middle of the summer.  I have never been expected to combine museum art, music, science, and writing as a student, much less a teacher, but a few weeks

Saturday Stories featuring Erin Bennett Banks | Gibbes Museum Classes & Workshops

Children’s Books, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Scholastic Books, The Washington Post, and Parents Magazine. This program is presented and moderated by Clare Pernice, who will lead the activity for kids and families. Clare is the children’s programs consultant at the Museum

Saturday Stories Featuring Timothy Banks | Gibbes Museum Classes & Workshops

work as an illustrator. He’ll read selections from Monsters in Charleston and present a hands-on activity inspired by illustrations in the book. This program is presented and moderated by Clare Pernice, who will lead the activity for kids and families. Clare is the children’s programs consultant

Annual Antique Stroll at the Gibbes | Gibbes Museum Special Events

experience for strollers, highlighting select pieces from their collections and sharing their stories. This year, new kid on the block, Old Hat Vintage's Pamela Bowen in Park Circle will be bringing her hand and eye as a vintage collector and upholsterer to the stroll, in addition to design collective

Toddler Tuesdays: A Parent's Perspective - Gibbes Museum of Art

we arrive at the Library Society both kids and adults settle in on giant bean bags and sit back and listen while we are taken on an exciting literary journey that help the kids explore the world of art as well as the world that surrounds them. They are often asked questions during the stories

Education and Outreach Programs

LEARN Gain fresh perspectives through a wide range of programs and resources for the novice as well as the expert. Our multi-dimensional education and outreach programs are designed to expand the museum experience, foster a personal relationship between our visitors and the works, generate critical conversation on the art and culture of Charleston and the Lowcountry, and grow an increasingly diverse Museum audience. FOR ADULTS FOR EDUCATORS FOR KIDS

Summer Art Camp from our Intern's Point of View - Gibbes Museum of Art

performed a play of The Rainbow Fish, which featured each camper’s uniquely designed fish. I couldn’t help but be impressed as the kids so excitedly delivered their lines perfectly for the room full of parents. Rainbow fish puppets Our last theme of camp, “Art and Movement,” was probably most

Poets in Schools Find Inspiration at the Gibbes - Gibbes Museum of Art

than just letting them loose in the museum and telling them to “use their imaginations.” The first thing I tell kids is I don’t want them to try and come up with right answers. Don’t try and guess what the painting is about or what the artist thought. I want you to write something only you can write. I

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A Semester in the Classroom - Gibbes Museum of Art

OCD) to organize and find the right locations for everything. Additionally, I was responsible for labeling the cabinets and closets so that the supplies were easily accessible. Once school group tours began, I helped prepare for activities, make samples for the kids, think of fun ideas, set up

Spooky Portraits of Children—Boo! - Gibbes Museum of Art

movement in the photograph resulted in a ghostly blur around the subject. This also explains why people don’t smile in early photographs. Try holding a smile for 15 minutes and see how long you last (kids love attempting this on tours). Unknown (two young children), by unknown artist; daguerreotype; 3

Gibbes Museum in the News: July-August 2018 - Gibbes Museum of Art

, the Times & Democrat, and more. Charleston Scene spotlighted the Gibbes as the perfect back-to-school stop for families with kids. New York Lifestyles included the Gibbes in a roundup of Charleston “Highlights, History & Heritage.” Director of Curatorial Affairs Sara Arnold appeared on Live5 News’ new

On the Timelessness of Art and Creativity - Gibbes Museum of Art

the floor of the entrance into the Gibbes, all the way to the dome crowning the top of the museum. I greatly enjoyed laying down on the carpet of the Rotunda Gallery of the museum with the campers, and staring up into the green stained-glass dome. The kids were one hundred percent positive

Intern Insights: Kate McPherson - Gibbes Museum of Art

age groups during my internship and it has been so interesting to see how each age approaches projects differently. Despite the inevitable chaos of young kids and art supplies, it was so much fun to watch when we would start a project that really spoke to them. One of my favorite moments was making

Classes & Workshops for Adults

, curator, or self-guided, these one-hour tours explore the Museum’s permanent collection and highlights from our special exhibitions. For tours that focus on a specific theme, exhibition, or artist, please inquire in advance. A 10-person minimum is required to reserve a tour. LEARN MORE FOR EDUCATORS FOR KIDS

Sharing a Love of Art History with the Next Generation - Gibbes Museum of Art

to this idea and shared how different colors make them feel. Watching the kids process this important principle of art theory and apply it to their own art work was so exciting for me to observe. The Gibbes offers its campers such a special opportunity by sharing the collection, and I’ve been so

2020 Holiday Shopping Guide - Gibbes Museum of Art

ornaments will give a Lowcountry feel to your Christmas Tree. (Price: $35) Lydia Brown with a fun selection of Kid Made Modern kits and supplies Gifts for the Budding Artist Kid Made Modern Crayons, double-pointed washable markers, and all-inclusive kits No matter the creative level of the budding artists

Staff Spotlight: Courtney Soler - Gibbes Museum of Art

-dollar budget for the next 3 years. In 2010, I became the Finance Director for the City of Hanahan and instantly knew I wanted to raise my kids in this quiet and diverse “bedroom community.” I learned so much and achieved many professional goals over the course of the six years I worked

Montessori Day School Makes Monthly Visits to the Gibbes - Gibbes Museum of Art

approaches when working with kids in the galleries. What have you focused on with the Montessori School group? Elise Detterbeck: I have chosen to organize the visits by looking at different genres of painting each visit. During their first visit, in October, we explored portraits (both miniature and full