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Holiday gifts at the Milwaukee Art Museum to suit every taste

Museum Store offers one-of-a-kind gifts and brand new Museum gift card in-store and online

By - Nov 15th, 2016 12:59 pm

Milwaukee, Wis. – Nov. 14, 2016 – From a gorgeous silk scarf for her, to an eye watch for him, to fun toys and books for kids, there is something for everyone at the Milwaukee Art Museum Store this holiday season, both in-store and online. New this year, the Museum is offering gift cards starting at $25—valid for admission and membership, as well as in the cafés and the Museum Store.

The Museum Store offers a unique assortment of art-inspired home and office accessories; beautiful handmade jewelry and scarves; books on art, architecture, photography, and design; an array of educational and entertaining gifts for children; and items made by local artists. Shoppers will find products such as a commissioned Milwaukee skyline ornament, and even adult coloring books for those a part of the coloring book craze. Online shoppers can purchase the gift card and browse items by category for a simple shopping experience.

“The Museum Store offers a wealth of unique gifts you can’t find anywhere else. For friends and family, art lover or not, there’s something for everyone,” said Museum web store manager Katie Nelson. “We’re excited to offer the new gift card this year—an easy way to give the gift of a priceless Milwaukee Art Museum experience.”

Museum Members enjoy a 10 percent discount, free gift wrapping every day, private holiday shopping and opportunities to earn shopping rewards.

Customers can shop 24/7 at mam.org/store or visit the Museum Store during Museum hours, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fridays until 8 p.m. Admission is not required to shop.

Museum Store Holiday Happenings

Member Holiday Shopping Event

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 5-8 p.m.

During this exclusive after-hours Member party at the Museum Store, Members enjoy complimentary wine and appetizers, music by the Milwaukee Guitar Quartet, 20 percent off purchases, free gift wrapping and free parking. Artist Kelli Busch will debut her signature holiday ornament, exclusive to the Museum, and be available for signing throughout the evening. Also, Family and Dual gift memberships will be 20 percent off ($68 instead of $85) when purchased at the event.

Member Double Discount Days

Fridays, Nov. 25 through Dec. 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Members can enjoy a 20 percent discount on Double Discount Days at the Museum Store, or by entering promo code “doublediscount” online.

Ornament Signing with Artist Kelli Busch

Friday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and have ornaments personalized by local artist Kelli Busch who designed this year’s commemorative ornament exclusively for the Museum Store.

About the Milwaukee Art Museum

Home to a rich collection of more than 30,000 works of art, the Milwaukee Art Museum is located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Its campus includes the Santiago Calatrava–designed Quadracci Pavilion, annually showcasing three feature exhibitions, and the Eero Saarinen–designed Milwaukee County War Memorial Center and David Kahler‒designed addition. The Museum recently reopened its Collection Galleries, debuting nearly 2,500 world-class works of art within dramatically transformed galleries and a new lakefront addition. This reimagined space also allows for the presentation of additional changing exhibitions.

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