Glasstire’s Favorite Museum Gift Stores, 2017

by Glasstire December 9, 2017

Shops included in the video:
The Houston Museum Of Natural Science Museum Store
The Menil Collection’s bookstore, Houston
The Asher Gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s shop
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s shop
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s shop, Fort Worth
The Kimbell Art Museum’s shop, Fort Worth
The McNay Art Museum’s shop, San Antonio
The San Antonio Museum of Art’s shop
The shop at MASS Gallery, Austin

Here’s a list of other places Glasstire likes to shop:

Where: The annual Glassell Studio School Student Art Sale 
Why: The selection of affordable art made by students at the MFAH’s Glassell Studio School.

Where: Space Montrose
Why: The selection of artist-made and artisanal goods.

Where: Bill’s Junk
Why: A selection of affordably priced art and art-like junk reclaimed from thrift stores, ebay, and the great beyond.

Where: {neighborhood}
Why: The selection of artist-made and artisanal goods.

San Antonio
Where: San Angel Folk Art
Why: A great selection of affordable folk and outsider art.

Where: East Side Pot Shop
Why: The selection of artist-made functional and decorative ceramics. (Pottery classes make great gifts, too.)

Where: Uncommon Objects
Why: A unique selection of antiques, folk art, vintage items, and everything in between.

Where: Yard Dog Art
Why: A great selection of affordable folk and outsider art.

Corpus Christi
Where: The shop at K Space Contemporary
Why: The selection of affordable art by South Texas artists.

Where: Rockport Center for the Arts
Why: The selection of affordable art by South Texas artists.

Where: The gift shop at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Why: The selection of AMSET publications and affordable artworks by Texas-based artists.

Where: The Art Studio, Inc.
Why: The selection of affordable art by local artists

Where: The Wrong Store
Why: The selection of unique jewelry and art objects by Texas-based artists.


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Utopia Weiner December 10, 2017 - 12:57

Well. You left out Two Totally Twitchingly Tantastic Sources For Handmade and Texas Books/Texas Gifts:

— DALLAS: The Brookhaven College Student Art Club Sale, held Once A Year, end of Nov/begin of Dec, All Work Hand Made by Brookhaven Fine Art students in their classes and class studios, if you haven’t been- Spank Yourself Now, tables piled high with ceramics/pottery, metal smithing jewelry, drawings, printmaking, photography, painting, Prices Insanely Reasonable! If you want to be on the mailing list that notifies you about the Next Sale email Susan Mollet, [email protected]

— DALLAS: Texas Books- There Is Only ONE Place To Browse/Shop/Buy: David Grossblatt Bookseller, The Most Knowledgeable Specialist Bookseller on All collectible subjects ‘Texas’ and ‘The West’. He has All the gently used, vintage, antique, rare books- ALL Out Of Print- on Cowboys, Indians, Outlaws, Lawmen, Oil, Pioneers, Kennedy Assas, Ranchers, The Southwest, Cowboy Poetry, and more, more, More! Always contact him to Start a wonderful collection or to confer about a gift purchase, [email protected],, and David has an area inside Forestwood Antique Mall (in the back under the Big Clock), Dallas.


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