October at The Gibbes Museum

The Gibbes Museum of Art offers a new exhibition and several programs on their October calendar, including an illustration workshop for children in early November. See below for details.

Bo Bartlett on Earthly Matters   October 5, 2022 @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Meet artist Bo Bartlett and learn about his latest works featured in Earthly Matters. Discover his vision and process for creating these monumental paintings and enjoy the opportunity to ask him about his artwork after an interview with guest curator Pamela Wall.
$20 Members | $30 Non-Members | $10 Students/Faculty with Valid ID

Greek Geometric Art, Wednesdays, October 12, 19, and 26 @ 11:30 –1:00 pm
Join Dr. Steve Gavel, art historian, collector, and archaeologist, for a special series of lectures dedicated to the Greek Geometric period. In this lecture series, Dr. Gavel will explore the styles, culture, and history surrounding pieces like those found in the exhibition From Chaos to Order.
$80 Members | $100 Non-Members | $50 Student/Faculty

From Chaos to Order with Curator Michael Bennett, October 14, 2022 @ 9:30 – 10:30 am
Senior Curator of Early Western Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Dr. Michael Bennett will introduce guests to the ancient Greek Geometric period.
$20 Members | $30 Non-Members | $10 Students/Faculty with Valid ID

From Chaos to Order Curator-led Tour, October 14, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Dr. Michael Bennett, Senior Curator with the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg will lead visitors through From Chaos to Order: Greek Geometric Art from the Sol Rabin Collection. 
Free for Members | Included with admission for non-members

Jamele Wright, Sr. Gallery Talk, October 22, 2022 @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Join Artist Jamele Wright, Sr. for a talk about his latest works now on view in the Ruth and Bill Baker Art Sales Gallery. …the land knows the truth opens on Friday, October 21 and closes on December 4, 2022. Jamele Wright, Sr. was a Visiting Artist with the Gibbes from May 2 – June 12, 2022. Learn more about him and his practice here. 
Free and open to the public. 

From Chaos to Harmony, October 26, 2022 @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm
In this performance with New Muse Concerts, an early Beethoven piano trio embodies the Classical Greek ideals of beauty, clarity and balance (with plenty of light-hearted charm). Brahms brings a maturity and craftsmanship to the work that lifts every note to new heights. See the goddesses, musicians and animals of the Gibbes exhibition, From Chaos to Order, leap to life in response.
$30 Members | $40 Non-Members | $15 Student/Faculty with ID

Special Screening of the The Lost Leonardo, October 28, 2022 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm
The Gibbes will host a special screening of The Lost Leonardo. This documentary tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million and features our 2022 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker, New York Magazine senior art critic, Jerry Saltz. Is this painting really by Leonardo da Vinci?
$10 Adult 

The Gibbes Distinguished Lecture Series, November 2, 2022 @ 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Sottile Theater.
What is art? What makes it good or bad, and who decides? Hailed as a “critic of the people” by Architectural Digest, the Gibbes is thrilled to welcome Jerry Saltz to Charleston as our Distinguished Lecture speaker. Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine, Saltz is a Pulitzer Prize-winner and author of the New York Times best-seller How to be an Artist.
$50* Members | $60* non-Members | $10* Virtual
*In-person tickets will be charged a $7 processing fee and virtual tickets are charged a $3 processing fee.

Illustration Workshop for Ages 8-10: Visual Storytelling, November 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Author, illustrator and educator Clare Pernice will share a behind the scenes look at visual storytelling. Participants will explore the world of book art and design, discover different illustration styles and practice drawing in a variety of mediums. Taking a classic or favorite story they will sketch scenes with characters, perspective, setting and atmosphere using their imagination and individual style. Then complete a final original narrative illustration.
$75 Members | $85 Non-Members

The suggested age for this workshop is 8-10, but please feel free to contact Clare Pernice at clare@clarepernice.com to inquire about young artists under the age of 8 or between 10-12 years old.

-Submitted by The Gibbes Museum

(Image credit: The Gibbes Museum)