5 Reasons to Give a Gift Membership this Holiday Season
November 7, 2019
Summer At Crystal Bridges - The Studio
The Studio: An Artmaking Space for All
November 11, 2019
Show all

Your 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Each year, the Museum Store produces and curates one-of-a-kind holiday gifts that are special for art lovers, architecture lovers, supporters of local artisans and crafts, and people who love Crystal Bridges. Browse this post to see some of our hottest items this season and make your holiday shopping easier.

P.S. – Did you know Crystal Bridges members receive discounts in our store? Join today to take advantage of Member Double Discount Days in the Museum Store, December 13-16! Crystal Bridges members will receive double discounts (20%) off Museum Store purchases.

 

For the art lovers

The Lantern Bearers Gifts

Featuring the crowd-favorite piece from the Crystal Bridges collection, The Lantern Bearers by Maxfield Parrish, our items will light up your decor this holiday season.

  • Lamp – $90
  • 11×14 Print – $25 
  • Ornament – $15

 

For the architecture lovers

Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Gifts

We have all kinds of gifts inspired by the American architect – everything from stationery to games, books, ties, and home decor. But our selection of Frank Lloyd Wright tree ornaments will certainly structure your architectural holiday theme. Inspired by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Myron Williams from Rogers, Ark. creates trees that are perfect for holding Wright-inspired ornaments and tree toppers. Pick up a tree and some ornaments to add this classic American architecture to your holiday decor.

  • Ornament Tree by Myron Williams – $195
  • Luxfer Tree Topper – $125
  • Tree of Life 3D Ornament – $39.95
  • Taliesin West Entrance 3D Ornament – $39.95
  • Robie Sconce Wright-Sicle – $29.95

 

For the kids

Children’s Books

These beautifully illustrated children’s books highlight art history and the famous works and lives of artists featured in our permanent collection, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Keith Haring. Introduce the next generation to art with these books, including:

  • Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat – $17.99
  • Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing – $17.99
  • Through Georgia’s Eyes – $18.99

 

Audubon Birds

Tweet tweet! These cute, plush birds resemble and tweet like their real bird counterparts. It’s never too early to learn about bird identification. 

  • Northern Cardinal, $10
  • Baltimore Oriole, $10
  • Purple Martin, $10
  • Canada Goose, $10 

 

Bird Bingo

Keep the bird fun going with a rousing game of Bird Bingo! Perfect for younger kids and nature lovers.

 

For the people in your life who appreciate quality craftsmanship

Handmade Kaleidoscopes by Steve Coleman

Steve Coleman from Broken Arrow, OK has been turning kaleidoscopes for over 30 years by using a blend of wood or colored pencils and resin. Pick up one of these unique, regional, handcrafted pieces as a special gift for someone in your life. 

  • Colored Pencil, $200
  • Purple Heart, Padauk, Maple, and Teak wood w/ Gold Resin, $200 each

 

Maple Crossword Cubed by Westwork Designs

Steven Hurd from Conway, Ark. handmakes his spelling puzzle with a twist. The object is to spell three-letter words across and down simultaneously. Also available in Mahogany, Oak, and Walnut wood. Each puzzle is $65.

 

For anyone in your life

A Gift Membership!

Crystal Bridges Museum Store

Give a gift that keeps giving all year round – a gift membership to Crystal Bridges! From free tickets to all temporary exhibitions, to year-round discounts on programs, workshops, and store items (hint hint), there are so many reasons to gift a membership to a special someone this holiday season.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *