Museum Store 2020 Holiday Gift Guide


Though our galleries remain closed into mid-December, the Museum Store is open and as well-stocked as ever. To help support our museum and bring comfort, joy, and creativity to the end of a tumultuous year, here is a selection of our staff’s favorite gift ideas this season.

Visit us in-person for special shopping hours Wednesday, December 16 to Friday December 18 from 12 – 5 PM. The museum is returning to normal hours starting Saturday, December 19. Call 614.629.0314 to make a private appointment, arrange curbside pickup, or shop online.


LEGO Activities

We miss Think Outside the Brick this winter, but these kits are available to inspire your own LEGO exhibition at home! $21.99-$24.99. Available in-store or by phone only.


Choose your own skill level: from 300 pieces ($19.95) to 2,000 ($38.95)! Or roll up your sleeves for the challenge of a Mystery Puzzle, available in 500 or 1,000 piece sets.


Quotable Gifts

If you’re searching for the right words to say this holiday season, we’ve got you covered with our selection of quotable cards, mugs, bags, magnets, and more. Pictured bag is $9.95, mugs are $14.95.

Hot Sox

These vibrant, humorous socks make great stocking stuffers! Check out our selection of men’s and women’s sizes for $9.95 a pair.

Bee’s Wrap

Sustainably save your holiday feast leftovers. This all-natural product uses organic cotton and beeswax to create a washable, reusable, and compostable alternative to single use plastic wrap. $7.95 – $22.95.

Modgy Expandable Vase

These expandable plastic vases come in fun and masterpiece-inspired patterns. Perfect for shipping, they lay flat in their packaging. $9.95. Fill one with: Pom Pom Mum Gel Pens, $4.95.

Mad Man Ultra Light Bamboo Watch

This minimalist watch is a comfortable and casual timepiece. With a bamboo and stainless-steel face and a soft leather strap, it’s stylish and won’t break your bank at $60.

Featured Jewelry

Explore our broad selection of jewelry, from local artists to Italian jewelers and everything in between. Some of our brands include Patricia Locke, Jianhui London (right, $130), Italianissimo (left, $105), Shinola Detroit, and Hanna Hoffman.

Lingua Franca Cashmere Sweater

Spoil someone with these soft and beautiful cashmere sweaters, hand embroidered with custom sayings (pink: “art makes us better people”, grey: “Creativity takes courage”, or orange: “art equals hope”). $380 each.

Pixie Mood Bags

Pixie Mood bags have been a shop favorite for years. These stylish and affordable bags are 100% cruelty-free, made out of PETA-certified vegan leather and other recycled materials.  

Browse Our Library!

We have a huge selection, including novels, cookbooks, coffee table books, and beloved exhibition catalogs. Raggin’ On: The Art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson’s House and Journals is $39.95.