It’s not often that you can take home a piece of a museum without a nice mug shot and jumpsuit to go along with your new prize. The Gibbes Museum is offering the chance, though (handcuff free!), at their Prop Master Deconstruction Party.
The exhibit, an installation by Juan Logan and Susan Harbage Page, was created specifically for the site in an effort to explore how the museum functions as both a prop master and a prop in Charleston society. Up for grabs are the 10,000 boxes at the centerpiece of the exhibit, representing the ratio of black to white artists in the Gibbes’ collection. (You might have guessed there aren’t many black boxes to be had.) All you have to do is pay for museum admission ($5-$9).
Head out Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and you can get your prop signed by the artists themselves. To top off the afternoon, Paolo’s Gelato will be on site offering up creamy tastings, while supplies last. Call (843) 722-2706 for more info.