We paid our first-ever visit to Charleston, South Carolina for a family wedding this past weekend, and took the opportunity to soak up some of the history, the people, and the good food of this beautiful city.
Charleston offers a uniquely laid-back southern charm, and doesn’t shy away from its unsavory history as the center of the slave trade. We always try to visit one museum when we’re in a new place, so we walked through the palmetto-lined streets (dodging tourist-laden, horse-drawn carriages), to the Gibbes Museum of Art.
The Gibbes Museum explores the unique-and-evolving aesthetic tastes of Charleston and the American South through paintings, sculptures, miniature portraits, decorative art objects, and multi-media installations. Ranging from the Colonial period to the present, the work on display at the Gibbes Museum provides a clarity and perspective that no tour guide could match.Read More