UPDATE – Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2020 Summer Gallery Walk has been canceled. Given the circumstances and the recommendations from Pubic Health, Government Officials, and the ICDD Board of Directors with in-person events, we want to ensure everyone is safe and that we are taking the right steps during this time. The next Gallery Walk is still set for the Fall on Friday, October 9th.

Gallery Walk

Friday, October 9, 2020: 5:00-8:00 pm

Join us for one of the best downtown traditions; Iowa City Gallery Walk.

Enjoy the three Downtown Gallery Walks of 2020! This free event is open to everyone to take a self-guided tour of different shops, galleries and other locations that have curated feature artists and pieces of art.

Visit 7 venues during the Gallery Walk for a chance to win a $50 gift card to AKAR! In order to qualify, participants will have their Gallery Walk postcard or map stamped, at each location visited. Simply present the mailer card for a “punch” at Gallery Walk locations. Completed cards may be dropped off at any participating venue.

A list of the participating shops, artists, and the descriptions of the shows are available below!

RSVP on Facebook for updates!

2020 Spring Gallery Walk:

  • AKAR – Group Show: Featuring a collection of thier newest functional ceramic works
  • The Makers Loft – Ryan Bentzinger 
  • Iowa Artisans Gallery – Kate and Jere Huffman: “Clay Becomes You” What Cheers Potters
  • Luxe InteriorsTrish Whidby: Retrospective Collection in Raku & Ulpi Gonzalez: Photography
  • Textiles – Kay Irelan: “The Promise of the Spring”
  • M.C. Ginsberg – Deborah Zeitler: Woven Works
  • Glassando – Jessica Schulz: Paintings from Jezza Rose Studios
  • Public Space One – A group show, curated by Jamillah Hinson: “Time Now for Ghosts”

Through a collaboration with Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Iowa City Area Business Partnership and the Iowa City Downtown District, we're providing continued updates and resources for COVID-19 related information.

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