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Gibbes Museum offering new face masks featuring art from collection, plus virtual jazz

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Sax player Kevin Patton solos during Charleston Jazz's 2019 Holiday Swing concert. File/Raheel Gauba/King and Fields Photography/Provided

Artistic face masks available from Gibbes Museum

The Gibbes Museum now offers face masks imprinted with details of four popular works in its collection. The $12 masks, which can be purchased in the museum store and online at https://bit.ly/3gVo9no, feature images derived by Jonathan Green's "Corene," Corrie McCallum's "Cupolas and Rooftops," Katsushihka Hokusai's "The Great Wave" and Robert Gordy's "In a Garden: For Julian Green."

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A face mask available from the Gibbes Museum. Provided

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Children's masks also are available for $12, featuring illustrations by Gibbes' Creative Director Erin Banks from the "G is for Gibbes: A Museum ABC Book."

Virtual 'Art of Jazz' series presents The Absolutes online

During the final show of the second annual Art of Jazz Series, presented in August 2018 by the Gibbes Museum, Charleston Jazz and 5Church Charleston, The Absolutes saxophonist Kevin Patton and pianist Maxx Bradley debuted eight original compositions inspired by artwork on exhibit at the Gibbes Museum. The quartet included Fisher Wilson on bass and Miller Boone on drums.

Producers will post the concert online at 7 p.m. Thursday for free viewing. Songs by Patton and Bradley referred to works by Charles Wilbert White, Corrie McCallum, Thomas Fransioli, William Merritt Chase, Lonnie Holley and Alice Ravenel Huger Smith.

To watch the virtual concert, go to https://bit.ly/2OnrFL4, where you will find links to the YouTube video and Facebook page.

Contact Adam Parker at aparker@postandcourier.com or 843-937-5902.

Adam Parker has covered many beats and topics for The Post and Courier, including race in America, religion, and the arts. He is the author of "Outside Agitator: The Civil Rights Struggle of Cleveland Sellers Jr.," published by Hub City Press.