Ciao Chait: An Iowa City institution closes its doors in retirement

Photo courtesy of Benjamin Chait

Final Retrospective: Benjamin Chait Opening reception for the sixth and final artist retrospective at the gallery Chait Galleries — Friday, June 3 at 5 p.m. (Showing through June 15). As Chait Galleries prepares to close on June 15, everyone is asking the same question: Where will we go now? For 14 years, Chait has been […]

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Chait Galleries to close in June

Chait Galleries Downtown (218 E. Washington St.) announced today that it will be shuttering on June 15, when owner Benjamin Chait retires. A Gallery Retrospective-themed series will be held on six Fridays in the lead-up to the gallery’s closing. The Mar. 18 event, Our Go-To Artists, will include work by Sarah Slee Brown, Nancy Lindsay, […]

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Exhibit to feature artwork by Iowa City youth

The Chait Galleries Downtown will showcase the budding talent of the Iowa City art scene with their Under 20 Art Exhibition 2015, opening this Friday. Included in the show are 30 artists ranging from six to 18 years old. They work in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture and jewelry, and all work displayed at the Chait Gallery will be for sale. […]

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