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      Gibbes Museum of Art Schedule of Exhibition for 2012 in North Charleston

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      October 1, 2012

      Monday  12:00 AM (on various days)

      135 Meeting Street
      North Charleston, South Carolina

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      Gibbes Museum of Art Schedule of Exhibition for 2012

      Gibbes Museum of Art Announces
      Schedule of Exhibitions for Fiscal Year 2012
      Diverse Array of Exhibitions Slated

      The Gibbes Museum of Art announces the schedule of exhibitions that will be on view throughout the museum's fiscal year which runs July 1 through June 30. The roster includes exhibitions created from the museum's extensive permanent collection as well as traveling exhibitions on loan from other art institutions. Highlights of the year include a career retrospective of Charleston Renaissance artist Alfred Hutty and two back-to-back solo exhibitions from internationally recognized Charleston-based artists Jill Hooper and Mary Whyte.

      SCHEDULE OF EXHIBITIONS:
      The Charleston Story
      Ongoing Installation, Various 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor galleries
      Drawn from the museum's collection of American art, The Charleston Story highlights significant people, places, and periods from Charleston's beginning as a British colony, through the American Revolution, the Civil War, and culminating today as a culturally diverse and dynamic community.

      The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection
      July 22 - October 16, 2011, Main Gallery
      This exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, and sculpture by the foremost self-taught artists of the American South.

      In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre-Civil War New Orleans
      July 22 - October 16, 2011 Rotunda Galleries
      This is the first retrospective of the brief but important career of portraitist Julien Hudson, one of the earliest-documented free artists of color working during the 19th century.

      Breaking Down Barriers: 300 Years of Women in Art
      October 28, 2011 - January 8, 2012, Main Gallery
      Beginning with Henrietta Johnston-the first female professional artist in America-and continuing to the present, this exhibition examines the challenges faced by women artists over the past 300 years.

      Camera Works: Masters in Photography
      October 28, 2011 - January 8, 2012, Rotunda Galleries
      This exhibition features twentieth-century masters of photography selected from the Gibbes permanent collection and local private collections including works by Alfred Stieglitz, Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and many more.

      The Art of Alfred Hutty: Woodstock to Charleston
      January 20 - April 22, 2012, Main Gallery
      One of the principal artists of the Charleston Renaissance, this retrospective exhibition of Alfred Hutty's career features over fifty works in oil, watercolor, pastel, and most importantly, his exquisite prints created in Charleston and Woodstock, New York.

      Jill Hooper: Contemporary Realist
      January 20 - April 22, 2012, Rotunda Galleries
      This exhibition features recent work by Charleston artist Jill Hooper, a classically-trained, realist painter whose extraordinary portraits have earned international recognition.

      Mary Whyte: Working South
      May 4 - September 9, 2012, Main Gallery,
      Renowned Charleston watercolorist Mary Whyte captures-with exquisite detail and sensitivity-the essence of vanishing blue-collar professions in the South.

      Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens of the South
      May 4 - September 9, 2012, Rotunda Galleries
      This exhibition showcases a stunning collection of photographs documenting African American folk gardensĀ¬-and their creators- by fine art photographer Vaughn Sills.


      SUMMER/FALL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
      The Gibbes Museum of Art will offer special programs related to each exhibition as well as parties and other special events throughout the year. Highlights for this summer and fall include:

      Society 1858 Summer Party
      Bitters & Twisted in the Salon D'Orleans
      Friday, July 29 from 8pm - 11pm
      Complementing the subject matter of the exhibition In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre-Civil War New Orleans, this party will transport guests to 19th-century New Orleans with nostalgic music, classic cocktails, and regional delicacies.
      $40 Society 1858 members, $60 non-members (before July 15)
      $50 Society 1858 members, $70 non-members (beginning July 15)
      Tickets at www.gibbesmuseum.org/events

      Community Day: Folk Art
      Presented by Roper St. Francis Healthcare
      Museum visitors can enjoy art-making activities and special performances at this family event held in conjunction with the exhibition The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection
      Saturday, September 17, 10am - 1pm
      Free

      Women in Art Lecture Series
      Held in conjunction with the exhibition Breaking Down Barriers: 300 Years of Women in Art, this lecture series celebrates women and art.
      Wednesdays at 6pm
      November 2 - Mary Whyte, featured exhibition artist
      November 9 - Erica Hirshler, curator of American paintings, Museum of Fine Arts Boston
      November 16 - Mario Buatta, New York-based interior designer
      $20 per lecture for members, $30 for non-members
      $50 for the series for members, $80 for the series for non-members
      Tickets at www.gibbesmuseum.org/events

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