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Gibbes Museum of Art in Downtown Charleston, SC

The French Quarter Inn is a great place to stay during your next visit to Charleston.  There are many amenities about the hotel that make it a great place to stay.  This includes all of the complimentary items that you get just for staying at French Quarter Inn.  These include delicious champagne, evening wine and cheese, freshly made cookies with milk, and a gourmet continental breakfast.  A great place to go visit is the Gibbes Museum of Art in Downtown Charleston, SC.  If you love art you won’t want to miss out on seeing this place.

The museum first opened in April of 1905 making it over 100 years ago when it first served as the epicenter of arts in Charleston.  The best part about the museum is that all of the art is original and unique.  There are many museums and place to visit while in the area.  The best part about the Gibbes Museum of Art is there are many stories told through the art.  Also, there are amazing exhibits to see while walking throughout the area.  Some of these include sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography, Willard Hirsch: Charleston’s Sculptor, and The Charleston Story.  There are many future exhibits coming up as well including Vibrant Vision: The Collection of Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman, Witness to History: Civil Rights Era Photographs by James Karales,  People’s Choice: A Community-Curated Exhibition,  and Stephen Mueller and Carl Palazzolo: The Spoleto Watercolors.

The museum is exciting and fun and highly interactive.  There are many ways to learn about the works of art.  When you buy your ticket included in the price of admission is a complimentary cell phone audio tour.  Try out your cell phone and gain access to additional information about each collection and different items on display.  Plan your trip today to check out the museum.  Call The French Quarter Inn and book your stay.

 

 

Posted in News by French Quarter Inn on October 10, 2012

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