Boca Raton Museum of Art gift store in the lobby is reminding shoppers they’re open for business during museum hours and especially for the holidays.
Here’s a Q&A with museum marketing director Aylin Tito. Boca’s art museum is on the north end of Mizner Park.
Q: What do you have for the home?
A: Among the items are Key West and Nena Escobar pottery and ceramics by Delray Beach artist Jeff Whyman, whose work is on view at the museum through Jan. 3.
Q: What about gifts for children?
A: We have sidewalk chalk, puzzles and a Backyard Explorer kit for ages 5 and up.
Q: I see an array of rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces by jewelry designers.
A: Our Italian Murano glass jewelry is popular and we have a colorful new line by Sandia Dublin. We have necklaces and earrings by Maria Paul Kyros.
Q: I see a hand-painted fabrics and even wide-brimmed hats.
A: There are hand-painted scarves and even face masks. We have pillows and purses by Andrea Huffman.
Q: What book are you highly recommending?
A: “Truth Bomb,” artwork by female artists.
Q: What else do you want patrons to know?
A: We’re only accepting credit cards, no cash. But you can order off the gift guide on the website https://bocamuseum.org/visit/boca-raton-museum-store. Or you can call 561-392-2500 and we’ll will do curbside pickup. We ship, take price off and put the gift in a gift bag and enclose a greeting.
Q: Anything else you want to say to encourage museum store purchases?
A: Member appreciation days are through Jan 3. Members receive an additional 10% off their purchases. There’s free gift wrap for member purchases every Saturday in December.
This is the perfect time to join as a member or renew your membership. You can always gift a museum membership, so you are gifting with a purpose and buying something unique.
By Marci Shatzman