If you are one of those shoppers seeking great deals, look no further than the Newark Museum’s Shops! Beginning December 26, get ready for the Museum’s After-Holiday Sale with 50% off selected Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa items, and other unique merchandise. Stock up on holiday cards, gift tags, ornaments and stockings, or choose upon a variety of nativity sets, perfect to complete a Christmas setting. In addition, selected jewelry, scarves, apparel, accessories, pottery, glass objects and gift items will be marked down.
If you have family staying for the week, bring them to Holiday Fun Week: Celebrate Light! December 27-29. Not only will you enjoy the discounts at the Museum Shop, but families can enjoy the festive arts and science activities, tour exhibitions, including the annual Christmas in the Ballantine House, and enjoy special planetarium shows such as Season of Light.
In one week we will be celebrating a New Year, so don’t forget to buy your 2011 calendar half off at the Museum. After we ring in the New Year, on January 2, 2011, the exhibition Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement will end its run on the east coast and then travel to the Dallas Museum of Art. However, you can purchase reproduction Stickley Furniture floor samples from our Stickley Shop that will be 50% off the retail price.
For more information on what’s happening at the Newark Museum, visit www.newarkmuseum.org.
Please note there are no returns on sale merchandise; all sales are final and no additional discounts are given.
Lorelei Rowars is the Director of Merchandising at the Newark Museum.
After visiting the new Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement exhibition, opening on September 15, 2010, you will have the opportunity to order your own piece of reproduction Stickley furniture from the new “Stickley Shop” at the Museum.
Fine reproduction Stickley Furniture is provided by Valley Furniture Shop in Watchung, NJ. All the furniture is for sale at 40% off the marked retail price 10% of your purchase helps support the Newark Museum.
In addition, all things Arts & Crafts including pottery, lamps, clocks, tiles and decorative accessories will be sure to tempt the most sophisticated buyer, including pottery by: Jemerick Pottery, Clark House Pottery, Motawi Tiles, Pewabic Pottery.
The richly illustrated 272-page catalogue, Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, written by Kevin W. Tucker, The Margot B. Perot Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Dallas Museum of Art, is now available on site or online. The catalogue also includes essays and contributions by Beverly K. Brandt, David Cathers, Joseph Cunningham, and Beth Ann and Tommy McPherson and an introduction by Bonnie Pitman, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art.
To order the catalogue or other items in our museum shop, visit www.newarkmuseumshops.org