Gibbes Art Museum Discovery Tour
Reservations Required: 843-408-0010
Learn of Charleston’s early emergence as one of America’s great artistic centers, the collapse of the arts as a result of the Civil War, and their eventual revival during the Charleston Renaissance of the 1920s and 30s.

Be inspired by the same historic streets and sites as DuBose Heyward, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith and Alfred Hutty! Guides will offer biographical vignettes of the city’s key visual artists and writers, and give lively readings from poetry and fiction created here.

Sites, People, & Topics
  • 18th Century Portraiture
  • Civil War's Impact on the Arts
  • 19th Century Art & Trends
  • The Charleston Renaissance
  • Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess"
  • Novelist Josephine Pinckney
  • Charleston’s First Theater

  • America by Foot

    For daily tours contact Old Charleston Tours.