Looking for holiday gifts as special, fun, and creative as the people in your life? The Museum Store is your one-stop shop to find gifts you won’t find anywhere, while also supporting the Museum through your purchase!
Take a look at our holiday gift guide below, featuring some of our favorite items in the store now. Remember, Museum members receive 25% off purchases in the
Museum Store December 1-6, and we will host a trunk show with even more gifts on Thursday, December 3.
For the Foodie
For the Home
For the Holidays
Hand-knit in Vermont, these “solemate socks” come in many cheerful mismatched color arrangements. The perfect gift to brighten up the holidays! / $20
Dress up a perfume gift with our Egyptian Glass perfume bottles. Each bottle is mouth blown and accented with 24k gold. / $10 -$18
Trendy and techy? These 3D printed earrings are both! Made in Massachusetts. / $28.00
Make a casual outfit a work of art with our 6-strand “Candy” Necklace. Mother of Pearl, 20 inches. / $98.
A Museum Store best-seller, our assorted scarves are sure to please every lady on your list! / $20-$120
Style your life by turning this wooden coaster set into a decorative, modern architectural design. Fully functional, 6-piece wooden coaster set doubles as modern décor. Protect table surfaces while also adding colorful, modern artwork to the office, playroom, or media room. Made in FSC-certified high-quality maple wood with non-toxic, water-based color dye and finish. Designed in Germany. / $40.
Now available again in a stunning new format, this generously illustrated book includes 365 images from the greatest photojournalists of today and yesterday. A perfect book for photography lovers. / $22.50
Handmade in Pakistan, these weighty onyx bookends are hand-carved and polished to a smooth finish to create this charming set – with trunks up for good luck! / $78
Who ever said a tie had to be a boring gift? We have an array of art-inspired silk ties in store now! / $48
For the wine connoisseur: the wavy wine rack, which holds 5 bottles! / $66.
Each set of the ShapeScapeS sculpture in a box collection contains a selection of colorful pieces in whimsical shapes. The pieces are easy to put together, allowing you to make an infinite variety of vibrantly colored structures. / $24.95
Made from eco-friendly rubber wood with non-toxic, child safe stains, this 26-piece Animal Parade Puzzle features one animal for every letter. Uppercase on one side and lowercase on the other teaches alphabet letters, while developing fine motor and problem-solving skills. Recommended for ages 5+. / $39.95
This interactive story, based on events in the life of Dale Chihuly, guides children through ten creative activities. A few projects include Marshmallow Madness, Color Compounded, and Itty Bitty Ice Wall — we’ll leave the activity to your imagination! / $28.00
For creativity on the go, this Spikeletz Journal is perfect for writing, sketching, coloring and more. Rubbery, Colorful, Spikey and Fun! (comes with lined journal that is replaceable). / $14.95
Have a little one who likes to make noise? We have a variety of musical instruments in stock (styles and colors vary). Fair Trade. / $12-$36
For the Foodie
You’ll find some of your all-time favorite restaurant recipes in Birmingham’s Best Bites. A great gift for the chef in your life, or for someone who loves Birmingham’s food scene (and who doesn’t?!). / $27.95
Add international flair to your meal time with rice bowls for the family. / $5-$7
Add unexpected art to the kitchen with this salt and pepper grinder. Both the salt and pepper are in one unit, and there’s an adjusting ring to quickly change the coarseness of the pepper from fine to medium. / $115
Tea time! Grab these items and you’ll have everything you need to brew your loose leaf tea (except the water). Piper and Leaf tea, blended in Huntsville, uses as many local ingredients as possible, straight from the garden, farm, forest, and briar patch. / Tea gifts range from $5-$64.
Hand-forged in Athens, AL, this vegetable chopper is both unique and easy to use! / $31.
For the Home
Our assorted night lights will light up the room – in more ways than one! Created in a mosaic style from broken bottle glass, the night lights are then kiln formed and fused. Find your favorite design in the store! / $38.00
Add a pop of color to your home with these gorgeous pillows. The pillow covers are handmade by Mayan women in Guatemala (pillow insert is included). / $64
Just in time for our winter exhibition “Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection,” this handmade papier-mâché rooster, made in Haiti, shows yet another example of the rich artistic culture of the country. This rooster is a beautiful and whimsical addition to any room. / $64
You know what they say about an apple a day! Display all of your fruit in this contemporary circle fruit holder. / $46
Art has moved off the canvas and onto the vase! This beautiful watercolor mums vase is sure to please the flower-lover in your life. / $46
For the Holidays
Handmade in Haiti from 55-gallon steel oil drums, these decorative angels, available in 3 sizes, will spread cheer in any home. $12 – $38
Our glass orb ornaments, hand crafted in Seattle, each contain ash from the 1980 Mt St Helen’s Eruption. Colors and patterns Vary. / $32.
A gift that keeps on giving! These traditional hand-painted Russian nesting dolls are a quintessential holiday treasure. / $29.95-$90
This hanging star lantern is handmade in India from tree-free paper. Artists recycle cotton hosiery cuttings then dye, decorate and cut the “paper” by hand. This is a fair trade handcraft that provides a fair wage in a safe and dignified working environment. 5 pointed star measures 22 inches in a shimmery red, gold, or white. Bulb heat protector included. / $14
What says BMA more than Wedgwood? Give a gift that reminds you of our beautiful collection, the largest assemblage of Wedgwood outside of the UK. / $86.
For more gift ideas, visit the
Museum Store website, the Store Instagram page, or drop by and see what else we have! We look forward to seeing you soon.