Holiday Shopping at the Museum Store

Boxed card sets by MoMA and Pomegranate.

By Colton Redtfeldt, Marketing Assistant

With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be wondering what gifts you’re going to give your friends and family this year. Look no further than the Whatcom Museum’s Store inside the Lightcatcher building. The Museum Store has an assortment of items to fit anyone’s tastes and budget. Here are a variety of featured items you should consider for your next holiday gifts. Members receive 10% off purchase, and don’t forget, memberships make great gifts, too! 

  • Handmade woven critter ornaments by Danielle Bodine, a Skagit County artist add whimsy to holiday decor. These playful little guys are great for anywhere in the house, or for gifting to friends and family.

    Woven critters by Danielle Bodine

  • Check out the selection of art puzzles, which come in all kinds of designs, by various artists, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
  • The Store features a collection of beautifully colored hand-blown glass ornaments made by Skagit County glassblower Robert Adamson, perfect for creating an elegant tree.
  • Inspired by our People of the Sea and Cedar exhibition, find a selection of socks, scarves, tea towels, and kitchenware from Native Northwest, a Vancouver, BC-based company that works exclusively with indigenous artists from around the US and Canada. These brightly colored products are a great way to make a statement while also showcasing indigenous artwork.

    Find a variety of silk and woven scarves at the Museum Store.

  • 100% silk scarves in a variety of colors feel great and will look elegant on friends and family.
  • Have a horse-lover in the family? Want to give a little bit of Western art? A selection of celadon horse ornaments can spice up any Christmas tree.
  • Have a younger child on your shopping list? The Store has you covered. From various activity sets and coloring books to wind up toys, books, and puzzles, there is something for all ages.
  • Bring a splash of color to your decorations with colorful balsawood Christmas trees and bird ornaments.
  • Send an artistic holiday greeting with our boxed holiday card sets. The Store offers an assortment of designs to choose from, including a collection from the Photo Archives.

The Museum Store is located inside the Lightcatcher building, 250 Flora Street. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday, Noon-5pm. The store will be open during Downtown Art Walk on Friday, December 1 until 7pm.

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