HMA Museum Store’s gift guide for the art lover

The Huntsville Museum of Art Museum Store has everything an art lover could possibly want or need! Give them a gift that features their favorite artist or masterpiece, or that helps them hone their creative skills. This gift guide includes all of the fun, art-inspired items in the Museum Store this season to help you shop for the art lover on your list.

Wear your favorite work of art.

Show off your favorite artist or artwork with these fun and cozy socks! If you prefer a sophisticated, understated look, try a pair that is inspired by an iconic piece. Curator socks showcase the artwork without being too flashy or vibrant. If you like a more colorful style, try a pair that depicts a famous artist. The cartoon design is recognizable and is the perfect, playful accessory to even the most professional outfit.

Earrings and pins are also great accessories that show off your love for art. These laser-cut earrings are fair trade and handmade in Guatemala. Pick out your favorite piece to wear each day! If earrings are not your thing, pin your favorite work to your clothes or bag. Complete your pin collection at the Museum Store.

These reusable tote bags are versatile and perfect for daily use. Featuring a handy zip pocket, these bags can carry items of all shapes and sizes. They are water resistant, high quality, and eco-friendly. The Museum Store carries these tote bags in a variety of designs, all depicting iconic works of art. Browse the collection to find the best one for you or a loved one.

Art for the everyday.

Start the morning with a burst of inspiration from this beautiful mug. The perfect gift for a tea-over-coffee person, this covered mug includes a tea infuser. The print showcases the painting Irises by Vincent van Gogh. Alongside the mug, you can find this print on a tea towel, a picture frame, a porcelain tray and an apron at the HMA Museum Store.

Introduce a new card game during family game night this holiday season! The object of Show Me the Monet is to build the most valuable art collection by trading and collecting the cards of famous masterpieces. The winner of the game has the most valuable collection by the time all of the cards have been drawn. Find this and other fun card games or puzzles at the Museum Store. Bring home a fun activity to stave off quarantine boredom.

Add a bit of fun to your work-from-home desk with one of these artist figurines. From Frida Kahlo to Vincent van Gogh, and even Albert Einstein, you can find your new work buddy at the Museum Store.

Pick up a stocking stuffer for the art lover on your list! These keychains and ornaments are the perfect little gift. The keychains are fair trade and handmade in Thailand. They feature a number of different artists in a string doll design. The Museum Store also carries spacecraft and astronaut keychains for the rocket scientist in your life. The ornaments are part of our Frida Kahlo merchandise line alongside the Museum’s upcoming exhibit, The World of Frida. Add this iconic artist to your tree or gift one to a Frida lover for the holidays.

Develop artistic skills and knowledge.

The Museum Store keeps a number of books in stock, but these are especially relevant to an art lover. ArtCurious brings the reader on an educational dive into art history with funny and fascinating stories behind the world’s greatest artists and artworks. The author is a curator of modern and contemporary art, as well as the host of the similarly named podcast, ArtCurious. Women in Art features 50 women in the arts, celebrating their successes in paving the way for the next generation. This book is beautifully illustrated and full of interesting biographies of many artistic women, even those whom history has overlooked. Get inspired with this refreshing read.

As the saying goes, practice makes perfect! Refine your art skills or give your favorite artist some new tools with art supplies from the Museum Store. Discover colorful pens, markers, brushes, sketchbooks, paints, and craft boxes. Learn how to weave, sew, paint and draw. An aspiring artist can find everything they need when shopping at the Museum Store!

By | 2020-11-25T16:41:02+00:00 November 25th, 2020|Blog, Museum Store Items|0 Comments