AAA Editor Notes
The Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., is home to a premier collection of more than 10,000 works, principally American, with a Charleston or Southern connection. The region's rich cultural history is depicted in paintings, sculpture, engravings, photographs, miniature portraits and other art objects spanning from the Colonial era to the present. Artists represented throughout the museum include Jonathan Green, Childe Hassam, Alfred Hutty, Henrietta Johnston, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Thomas Sully, Anna Heyward Taylor and Benjamin West.

A collection of portraits from Colonial South Carolina by artists who worked with European techniques is featured. Charleston from the early 20th-century to the present is showcased in a collection of works featuring such themes as nature, architecture and everyday activities. Changing exhibits and lectures are presented throughout the year.

Guided tours are available.

First floor free. Second- and third-floor galleries $12; $10 (ages 62+, students with ID and military with ID); $6 (ages 4-17).
Tues.-Sat. 10-5 (also Wed. 5-8), Sun. 1-5. Guided tours are offered Tues.-Fri. and the second Sunday of the month at 2:30; also Wed. at 5:30. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.
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