Gibbes Museum of Art offers free admission to furloughed government workers and their families this weekend

An all-access pass to art

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Now on display at the Gibbes: the work of Ogden Pleissner. - COURTESY OF GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART
  • Courtesy of Gibbes Museum of Art
  • Now on display at the Gibbes: the work of Ogden Pleissner.
Joining other local businesses like Terrace Theater and the S.C. Aquarium, the Gibbes Museum of Art is offering free admission to furloughed government workers and their families. The offer is good for this weekend, Sat. Jan. 26 and Sun. Jan. 27, and includes access to all of the museum's collection of artworks as well as entrance to special exhibitions, Lying in Wait and Intrepid Explorer.

Lying in Wait: Sporting Art by Ogden M. Pleissner features Pleissner's scenes of hunting, fishing, and landscapes from Wyoming to Maine to the Lowcountry. Anna Heyward Taylor: Intrepid Explorer highlights the work of Columbia, S.C. native Taylor, who is considered one of the principal artists of the Charleston Renaissance.

The Gibbes is open Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Learn more about the museum online at gibbesmuseum.org.
Location Details Gibbes Museum of Art
Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting St.
Downtown
Charleston, SC
(843) 722-2706
Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Gallery and Museum


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