The Gibbes Museum of Art Now Offering Free Admission to City Employees

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 17, 2019 – Today the Gibbes Museum of Art announced it is now offering free admission to City of Charleston employees with valid ID. As Charleston’s only visual arts museum, the Gibbes is a one-stop-shop for quintessential Charleston art, culture, history and artist experiences.

“We are happy to offer free admission to city employees as a thank you for their dedication to the city of Charleston,” said Angela Mack, The Gibbes Museum of Art’s executive director. “We are proud to feature art that incorporates the story of Charleston and are thrilled to share it with not only visitors, but the people that live and work in Charleston.”

The Gibbes Museum of Art features 10,000 objects in the permanent collection and 6 - 8 special exhibitions every year. The museum strives to enhance lives through art by engaging people of every background and experience with art and artists of enduring quality, by collecting and preserving art that touches Charleston, and by providing opportunities to learn, to discover, to enjoy, and to be inspired by the creative process

To learn more about the Gibbes, visit www.gibbesmuseum.org.

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About the Gibbes Museum of Art
Home to the Carolina Art Association, established in 1858, the Gibbes Museum of Art is recognized among the oldest arts organizations in the United States. Housing one of the foremost collections of American Art from the 18th century to the present, the museum’s mission is to enhance lives through art by engaging people of every background and experience with art and artists of enduring quality and by providing opportunities to learn, to discover, to enjoy and to be inspired by the creative process. For more information, visit www.gibbesmuseum.org.