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"THE GATE KEEPERS" the Philip Simmons Foundation Inc.
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(All Proceeds above the cost of the following items will benefit the development and maintenance of the Philip Simmons Garden)

Keeper of the Gate Series Photographic Exhibit:

Keeper of the Gate is an Photographic Exhibit by Claire Y. Greene. It was exhibited around the state of South Carolina for two years through the State Museum's traveling program. It
has also been exhibited out of state at Mississippi State University, the Kentucky Art and Craft Museum, the Art Gallery at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in New York City and the Walter Greer Gallery at the Arts Center on Hilton Head Island, SC.

This exhibit is now available through the traveling program at Avery Research Center, College of Charleston. Contact: Curtis Franks, Director of Museum Education and Exhibits, Avery Research Center, 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29401, (843)953-7609, E-mail: franksc@admin.cofc.edu.

Catalog ($27.00) (Click here for Shopping Cart)

Soft bound book of the 35 b/w photographs displayed in the photographic exhibit with introduction by Leo F. Twiggs, Ph.D., and contributions from Bernard E. Powers, Ph.D. John Michael Vlach, Ph.D. and Claire Y. Greene.

Video ($25.00) (Click here for Shopping Cart)

A 22 minute view of the life and works of Philip Simmons as seen through his eyes and words, through the owners of his works, scholars and friends. It will give the viewer an overall picture of the evolution of the iron crafts from shoeing horses to the decorative art and design that Simmons is known for today. This video won an "Regional Emmy" in 1995 for its excellence in cultural affairs programming. Produced and directed by David Flander productions, E-mail David@dfpro.com

Curriculum (3-12 Grades) ($40.00) (Click here for Shopping Cart)

Activities and lesson plans have been developed as guides to the possibilities for using the video tape Keeper of the Gate in the classroom. No matter what is taught, the teacher will be able to use something from The Life and Works of Philip Simmons to present some concept which can be related to some aspect of the subject being taught. Plans include the following subjects: Art, Math, Language Arts or Social Studies, American History, and Science.

The concept for the curriculums was designed by Owen Riley Lee and the Philip Simmons Foundation, Inc.

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