15 items we’re shopping during Museum Store Sunday at the Birmingham Museum of Art

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Shop at the BMA for Museum Store Sunday
Shop from the comfort of your couch online or safely in-store during Museum Store Sunday. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

I love museum exhibits, but I wouldn’t be lying if I said one of my favorite parts of visiting is hitting the gift shop on the way out. The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) houses one-of-a-kind treasures that make unforgettable holiday gifts. Shop items and score 10% off during Museum Store Sunday on November 29. Or, become a member of the BMA and get 20% off of all items.

What is Museum Store Sunday?

Don't miss Museum Store Sunday at the BMA
The museum shop is open Wednesday-Saturday 11AM-4PM and Sunday 1PM-4PM. You can also shop online. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, 1,600 museum stores representing all fifty states, 24 countries and five continents will participate in Museum Shop Sunday.

Since the Birmingham Museum of Art is free to the public, this the perfect opportunity to support the institution. Not to mention, it’s an ideal spot to shop holiday gifts no one else will have.

Two ways to shop 🛍

Skip the department store and Amazon this year. The BMA’s museum shop has art, earrings, apparel, kitchen accessories, kids’ toys and pretty much anything else you could think of buying.

Love the ease of shopping online between checking work emails? The BMA’s museum shop website is easy to navigate and even features products you may not find in-store.

  • What: Museum Store Sunday, get 10% off in-store and online.
  • When: Sunday, November 29. BONUS: Score the same deals on ALL online orders plus free shipping on orders $75+ from November 27-30
  • Where: Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11AM-4PM | Sunday 1PM-4PM OR Shop 24/7 Online
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Here’s what we have our eyes on during Museum Store Sunday 👀

The BMA’s museum shop offers products by global fair trade artists and local makers. Feel good knowing your purchase supports Birmingham business and ethical practices across the globe.

1-3. If you know Birmingham is the best

Because why would you want to quit reppin’ the Magic City? Share your love of the ‘Ham with Birmingham-branded products. Plus, support local by purchasing Alabama-made goods like candles, jewelry and art.

4-6. Novelty items to add to the fam’s stocking

Whether you’re remembering the notorious RBG or miniaturizing your painting skills, there’s no way these novelty items won’t be a hit. Bonus—they work great as stocking stuffers or white elephant gifts.

7-9. When you love a BMA exhibit so much you want to take it home

If you were as in awe with Jacob Lawrence the American Struggle, Ways of Seeing or An Epic of Earth and Water: Clare Leighton and the “New England Industries” Series as we were, you’ll want to explore prints and books related to the exhibits.

10-12. Something special that’s not heart-shaped jewelry

From eye-popping designs to delicate baubles, the BMA has an incredible selection of jewelry that isn’t replicated anywhere else.

13-15. Original art that turns any space into its own exhibit

Create your own mini galleries when you take home original art and unique products for entertaining.

Don’t forget why Museum Store Sunday is important for the BMA

Can you believe we’re able to view incredible art from across the world, like Wall to Wall sponsored by PNC and Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle for FREE? I can’t imagine an easier way to give back than shopping for myself and others during Museum Store Sunday and beyond.

Get 10% off in-store and online + free shipping on orders $75+ from November 27-30. Check out the Birmingham Museum of Art’s website + Instagram for more deets.

Why not become a BMA member while you’re there? Get 20% off and more benefits by joining today.

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