I’m jealous of anyone who lives close enough to MOMA to visit their gift shop on a random whim. In fact, I’m jealous of anyone who lives close enough to any museum to visit their gift shop at the spur of the moment.
Museum gift shops have some of the coolest things, like replicas of your favorite statue, earrings that any fifth century Greek would be proud to wear, and hand-cast busts of the awesome & amazing Mark Twain (perfect for any bookshelf, I say).
One day I’ll get around to writing an exhaustive post about museum gift stores but for now please accept my humble offering of a selection of cool, curious, intriguing & beautiful gifts from museum gift stores around the world.
Unique Gift Ideas from Museum Gift Shops
MOMA | The Museum of Modern Art Gift Shop | New York, NY
Rainbow Mugs – I dare you not to be happy with mugs the color of a rainbow
Kontra Bowl – No bowl has a right to be this beautiful
Sky Umbrella – Blue skys are never far away
Kay Bojesen Monkey – Design that smiles
Florida Vase – Floating flowers