Holiday Gift Guide 2013
In the past we have done a very successful countdown of gifts from our store starting on Black Friday through mid-December. However, this year we wanted to do something different and give you more.
The retail geniuses in our store have put together a gift guide that includes everything from posters to mugs to games to even giant pencils. We’ll be adding to the guide throughout the holidays based on what comes in and what sells out. There’s even a 10% off coupon in the guide! Simply follow the link, click on “Claim 10% off.” All you have to do is print the page or bring it in on your phone. Have friends or family that would love 10% in the store? Share it with them.
The last day to shop the store before Hanukkah and Thanksgiving is Wednesday, November 27. The last day to shop before Christmas is Sunday, December 22.
Questions about the store? Visit our website or call 330.376.9186 x280.
Exhibition catalogues are a great way for you to both revisit your favorite exhibitions and share them with friends and family who may have missed them.
Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore provides vivid reproductions of the images from the popular exhibition of the same name. Named one of the top picks for books in the 2010 New York Times Holiday Gift Guide, it is now in its third printing.
The Penland Book of Glass: Master Classes in Flamework Techniques offers stunning photographs, brilliant essays and systematic lessons from Paul Stankard and his Penland School of Crafts contemporaries.
Ray Turner: Population offers vibrant reproductions of the California artist’s oil paint on glass portraits of a wide cross- section of people from across the country. Included in the exhibition, featured at the museum during the first half of 2012, were portraits of University Park and downtown Akron residents
Pattern ID highlights a trend amongst contemporary artists to use pattern and dress as a language communicating who they are and where they come from. The catalogue features 15 artists of diverse origins who have seized on pattern and dress as powerful visual connectors between themselves, their histories and their audiences and includes work from the museum’s collection.
Also available are two catalogues of the autobiographical photography of Bea Nettles, whose work was on view at the museum earlier this year.
Small Business Saturday falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is dedicated to driving sales to small businesses on one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends of the year. This countdown item also comes with an in-store discount.
Some of the most popular products in the museum store, especially during the holiday season, are those that feature Winter Evening. By regional artist Raphael Gleitsmann, this painting – part of the museum’s collection and on view in the McDowell Galleries – documents Akron’s bustling Main Street in the 1930s.Visitors are invited to save 5% off all Winter Evening merchandise. Members will receive this on top of their 10% member discount and are welcome to enjoy complimentary coffee/tea and cookies while shopping in the museum store. While supplies last!
We are starting this year’s countdown with something every gift-buyer needs: wrapping paper.
Don’t just wrap your presents in generic paper this holiday season! These exciting designs are the by-products of creating fine art and are actual photos taken of surfaces in the artists’ studios. Alternatively, if animal prints are more your style, we have that too. The Akron Art Museum is the exclusive venue in Ohio to carry this all-occasion, high quality paper from Wrapped LA.
You could spend countless hours in a crowded mall or scouring the Internet for appropriate gifts. Or, you can check out the Countdown to Gift Giving 2012, with its daily items between Black Friday and December 12 (the last day the store can guarantee delivery of gifts before Christmas).
These exciting gifts include works of art, jewelry, games and much, much more. Stop in the store or call 330.376.9186 x280 to place your orders by December 12. If the galleries are open, so is the store. In addition to this countdown, the Museum Store also makes shopping easier and more inspirational with the Fifth Annual Holiday mART on December 6, 2012.
The new item will be available around 11 am daily and each Monday we will update the Countdown to Gift Giving 2012 page (in the navigation bar) with the previous week’s items. You can also view the items by clicking the Countdown to Gift Giving tag (on the right-hand side of the page after the Facebook widget).