The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina Hosts 2nd Annual Women in Art Lecture Series

  • CHARLESTON, South Carolina
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  • October 22, 2010

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The Gibbes Museum of Art will celebrate the many contributions of women in art with a three-part lecture series slated for Wednesday evenings in November at the museum. Presented in partnership with the Center for Women, the series offers the opportunity for guests to hear from nationally renowned artists and scholars.  Following each lecture, guests will enjoy a wine and cheese reception and book signings, and a chance to mingle with the speakers.  The November 3 lecture also kicks off the CFADA Charleston Fine Art Annual Weekend.

November 3, 6pm

The Fragrance of Colors: Perfume in Art and the Art of Perfume

Based on his book Perfume: Joy, Obsession, Scandal, Sin, Richard Stamelman of Dartmouth College explores the impact of perfume on art, history, culture, society, and attitudes in France during the 18th century to present day.

November 10, 6pm

The Evidence of Things Unseen

Artist Stacy Lynn Waddell discusses her compelling mixed-media works on view at the Gibbes in the exhibition The Evidence of Things Unseen.  The exhibition includes paintings, works on paper, and wall projections that explore perceptions of American history and culture.

November 17, 6pm

Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School

Led by Jennifer Krieger of Hawthorne Fine Art, this lecture focuses on the overlooked women artists associated with the 19th century landscape painting movement of the Hudson River School.

Tickets

Individual lectures: $10 for Gibbes and Center for Women members, $20 for non-members

Series of 3 lectures: $25 for Gibbes and Center for Women members, $55 for non-members

Advance ticket purchase is recommended online at www.gibbesmuseum.org/events, or by calling

843-722-2706 ext #22.

The Women in Art lecture series is supported by Duvall Catering & Event Design and skirt! magazine.

GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART

Established as the Carolina Art Association in 1858, the Gibbes Museum of Art opened its doors to the public in 1905.  Located in Charleston’s historic district, the Gibbes houses a premier collection of over 10,000 works, principally American with a Charleston or Southern connection, and presents special exhibitions throughout the year. In addition, the museum offers an extensive complement of public programming and educational outreach initiatives that serve the community by stimulating creative expression and improving the region’s superb quality of life.

135 Meeting Street * Charleston, SC * 29401 * www.gibbesmuseum.org

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Contact:
Marla Loftus
Gibbes Museum of Art
843-722-2706 x38
mloftus@gibbesmuseum.org

Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina
843-722-2706
http://www.gibbesmuseum.org

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