Holiday Shopping at the Chaffee!

Holiday Shopping at the Chaffee!

Did you know that the Chaffee is filled with unique, affordable, handmade gift items!

Ornaments starting at $5; cards; Ann Clark Cookie Cutters $5; Cool bags for shopping, work or the gym $11 & $15. There are also WALLS of SMALLS where you can get an original piece of art starting at $25. There’s lots more to browse too with more than 5 galleries!

Holiday Shopping/Gallery Hours:
Wed–Fri, 10-6pm
Sat, 10am-3pm

And there’s lots more holiday festivities happening at the Chaffee, including our Annual Gingerbread Contest that is coming up! All interested bakers, schools, organizations, businesses, families, individuals, and young people are invited to submit their imaginative gingerbread creations. Entries should pre-register. All entries must be delivered to the Chaffee Art Center on either Wednesday, Dec. 6, (3–5pm) OR Thursday, Dec. 7 (10am–Noon)…or by appointment. The gingerbread creations will be on display in our historic 1890’s mansion from the Gingerbread Showcase Reception on December 9th from Noon to 2pm until December 30th. We will award “People’s Choice” in various categories; visitors can vote for their favorite entry until December 30th. Complete details and entry form can be found on our website.

Plan to visit the Chaffee during open hours to experience the beauty of the 1890’s historic building and the wonderful works of art throughout!  While here, picture your next event, bridal shower, wedding, meeting or retreat being held in our beautiful 1890’s mansion, fondly known by its first owners as Sunny Gables. 

Check out and the Chaffee Art Center Facebook page for updates and classes, call 802.775.0356, [email protected], or stop in to the Chaffee Art Center at 16 South Main Street in Rutland, VT.