Staff Picks

Staff Picks

  • Ring Holders by Cloud 9 Clay, two ring holders with accessories Ring Holders by Cloud 9 Clay, photographed from above

    Ring Holders by Cloud 9 Clay

    $52.00
    A beautiful way to hold your jewelry, these one-of-a-kind ring holders are handcrafted by Philadelphia ceramicist Peyton Flynn exclusively for the Philadelphia Museum of Art! These unique ring dishes are wheel thrown, with hand-painted glaze designs...
    $52.00
  • Top Rainbow Learning Set, with top in hand Top Rainbow Learning Set in box

    Rainbow Top Learning Set by Mader

    $48.00
    Designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mader Top Factory, this set includes some of the workshop's favorite designs: a turn-over top, two Rallyes, a thunderbolt, and a miniature top in a glass bottle. Mader tops are all handcrafted and...
    $48.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Peg and Awl x PMA Pencil Pouch, with art making supplies inside Peg and Awl x PMA Pencil Pouch, close up of label

    Peg and Awl x PMA Pencil Pouch

    $48.00
    Philadelphia makers Peg and Awl created this pouch that is great for pencils, pens, cords and other necessities. Use as a clutch or toss in your bag for a little more organization!   And even better we sourced vintage Sunbrella...
    $48.00
  • Kaweco Sketch Up Brass Clutch Pencil Kaweco Sketch Up Brass Clutch Pencil

    Kaweco Sketch Up Brass Clutch Pencil

    $48.00
    Weighty and well-balanced, the Sketch Up Brass Clutch Lead Holder will become your favorite sketching tool.  Made from solid brass with a raw finish that will darken and develop a unique patina over time gives it an antique, vintage feel. Perfect...
    $48.00
  • Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Natural, box and magnifying glass Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Natural with book being magnified

    Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Natural

    $45.00
    Magnify and brush up your work space with this whimsical magnifying glass! PUEBCO was born in Japan 2007 by the simple notion of creating things instinctively, using found and recycled materials, to curate renewed lifestyle items.  8.5" x 1...
    $45.00
  • DOLLS MODERN ARTIST SET OF 4 DOLLS MODERN ARTIST SET OF 4 - dolls with package

    The Modern Artist's Peg Dolls

    $45.00
    The Modern Artists set includes artistic representations of Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, and Vincent Van Gogh. Hand-chiseled from Urapán wood on an electric lathe, these classic wooden peg dolls are finished with USA-made non-toxic...
    $45.00
  • Calming Places Boxed Cards Calming Places Boxed Cards, cards

    Calming Places Boxed Leaflets

    $44.00
    In moments of stress, there may be nothing better to soothe our spirits than to focus our thoughts on places we know can bring us calm: a beach, a woodland, a river, the stars, but also more domestic places — the company of friends, the pages of a good...
    $44.00
  • Philly Tarot Deck, box and deck of cards Philly Tarot Deck,  box and cards

    Philly Tarot Deck

    $40.00
    Celebrate Philadelphia with this whimsically illustrated deck of Tarot cards, with 78 full-color illustrations featuring all things Philly. Local artist James Boyle was originally commissioned to illustrate a story about tarot cards for a magazine but...
    $40.00
  • Frida Kahlo Crocheted Doll Frida Kahlo Crocheted Doll, close up

    Frida Kahlo Crocheted Doll

    $39.00
    The perfect gift for any young art enthusiast, our vibrant Frida Kahlo doll is sure to be a source of feminine artistic inspiration! Knitted by hand, this charming doll is a great way to introduce small children to the story of resilience and creativity...
    $39.00
  • An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, front cover An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, pages in book

    An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour

    $38.00
    The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums encompasses over 2,500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Museum director Edward Forbes started the collection at the turn of the 20th century, in order to preserve...
    $38.00
  • The Psychology Of Colour Pencil Set The Psychology Of Colour Pencil Set, pencils close up

    The Psychology Of Colour Pencil Set

    $32.00
    Most of us haven't owned a nice box of colored pencils since we were children.  Yet no adult life should be without one, because having a range of colors at our fingertips provides a route to a wide array of moods and inspirations. This box knows...
    $32.00
  • Front of book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book Pages in book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    $29.95
    Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo, from the 17th-19th century. In the early modern period there were many Ukiyo-e shops which sold woodblock prints displaying then-current styles and fashions much like our fashion photography and magazines today. Each Ukiyo-e...
    $29.95
  • Butterflies Vintage Puzzle, container Butterflies Vintage Puzzle, container with pieces

    Butterflies Vintage Puzzle

    $28.00
    "Butterflies are free..." so goes the song but this 1000 piece puzzle will challenge you to catch them.  Designed with vintage illustrations from the Cavallini archives.  1000 Pieces Paper, cardstock 22 x 28 inches when completed Each...
    $28.00
  • Marbled Notebook, green Marbled Notebook - four colors: orange, green, blue, pink

    Marbled Notebook

    $26.00
    A truly luxurious notebook to pen your deepest thoughts or sketch what inspires you. These colored marbled paper notebooks are handmade in Florence using the same traditional process that has been in place for 300 years. Each marbled notebook is as...
    $26.00
  • Mallard Duck Wooden Bird Call Mallard Duck Wooden Bird Call

    Mallard Duck Bird Call

    $25.00
    This beautiful, lovingly hand-crafted Mallard Duck wooden bird call is clever, unique, and makes the perfect educational toy for both nature-loving children and adults! Discovered while on a buying trip abroad, this wonderful instrument allows your...
    $25.00
  • Small Pleasures Card Set, front of box and cards Small Pleasures Card Set, cards

    Small Pleasures Card Set

    $25.00
    A set of cards which display beautiful photographs of life’s small pleasures. The accompanying text, on the reverse of each card, works with the image to create a gentle reminder of those small pleasures which we sometimes overlook.   Beauty in...
    $25.00
  • Votes for Women Puzzle, front of box and some contents Votes for Women Puzzle, front of box and pieces

    Votes for Women Puzzle

    $25.00
    Votes for Women 500 Piece Puzzle celebrates some of the many leaders and heroes of the Suffrage Movement. Celebrate these brave individuals who fought to give women and people of color the right to vote by building this beautifully illustrated circle of...
    $25.00
  • Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts front cover Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts inside of book

    Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

    $24.95
    Wit, wisdom, and willfulness abound on page after page of this vibrant anthology. A great pick for mid-century architecture, design, and lifestyle fans. Includes a brilliant range of well-known women and those who certainly should be. Discover Edith...
    $24.95
  • The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, front of book The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, inside pages

    The Story of Art: Pocket Edition

    $24.95
    The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over half a century.  Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor...
    $24.95
  • American Utopia, front of book Pages from the book American Utopia

    American Utopia

    $24.00
     A joyful collaboration between old friends David Byrne and Maira Kalman, American Utopia offers readers an antidote to cynicism, bursting with pathos, humanism, and hope, it features his words and lyrics brought to life with more than 150 of her...
    $24.00
  • Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set, pencils

    Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set

    $24.00
    This set is perfect for the amateur to the seasoned artist for everyday use in drawing, drafting or sketching.  These professional quality drawing pencils are crafted with the highest quality materials. Extra-refined, high density graphite encased...
    $24.00
  • Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana, tied

    Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana

    $23.00
    We love the whimsical patterns of these cotton bandanas featuring the artwork of Beth Snyder. Bandanas have a multitude of functions including neckerchiefs, face masks, cloth napkins or even bibs. 23" x 23" square 100% premium cotton Hand...
    $23.00
  • Kindness Pocket Prompt Cards, box and cards Kindness Pocket Prompt Cards, contents

    Kindness Pocket Prompt Cards

    $22.00
    60 prompt cards designed to help you find compassion and empathy. In theory, we are all interested in being kind. In practice, a lot gets in the way: tiredness, anger, bitterness. But a lack of kindness lies at the heart of so much of what goes wrong at...
    $22.00
  • eeboo squirrel and bird watercolor pencil set, front of tin and pencils eeboo squirrel and bird watercolor pencil set, open tin with contents

    Squirrel & Bird Watercolor Pencils

    $22.00
    Get an easy introduction to working with watercolors with this versatile set of watercolor pencils. Color in an area with the pencil, then brush over it with water to create a watercolor effect. You can mix layers of colors and create different wash...
    $22.00
  • ALL OF US SKIN TONE CRAYONS SET of 8, front of tin and crayons ALL OF US SKIN TONE CRAYONS SET of 8, crayons

    All of Us Skin Tone Crayons

    $20.00
    This wonderful set of skin tone crayons are made to reflect our world and honor the beautiful diversity that exists in it! When a child celebrates their own skin color and the skin colors around them, they develop confidence and empathy for the world...
    $20.00
  • Owl Cross Stitch Friends by Moon Picnic contents Owl Cross Stitch Friends by Moon Picnic in packaging

    Cross Stitch Owl by Moon Picnic

    $20.00
    This owlet needs a sweater! Can your child help? Cross stitching is a super fun craft activity for kids. Help make sweaters & outfits for animal friends with your cross stitching skills. This wonderful craft kit comes with 100% wool yarn in two...
    $20.00
  • Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote, front Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote, on mannequin

    Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote

    $20.00
    Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Yayoi Kusama, Artemisia Gentileschi, Louise Bourgeois. If you aren’t already familiar with these names, then now is your time to learn and spread the word. Or, since you are probably already a fan like we are, then it is...
    $20.00
  • Cover of Vincent's Portraits Pages from Vincent's Portraits

    Vincent's Portraits

    $19.95
    An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh’s portraits and self- portraits—perhaps the work for which he is best known. Despite his posthumous fame as a painter of flowers, still lifes, gardens, landscapes, and city scenes, Vincent van Gogh himself...
    $19.95
  • An ABC of What Art Can Be; front of book An ABC of What Art Can Be; back of book

    An ABC of What Art Can Be

    $17.95
    Selected by our Education Department, this delightful book is a colorful reminder of the many things that  visual art can be, become, and do. Whether it's drawing, weaving, making pottery, or turning junk into something  unexpected and...
    $17.95
  • How to Spot an Artist: This Might Get Messy Front of book How to Spot an Artist: This Might Get Messy inside of book

    How to Spot an Artist: This Might Get Messy

    $16.95
    Are you creative?  Do you think the answer is no? It isn't! With over 200,000 Instagram followers, Danielle Krysa has helped a lot of people overcome the fear that they aren’t creative. In books like Creative Block and Your Inner Critic is a Big...
    $16.95
  • Beauty of Everyday Things, front of book Inside of book: Beauty of Everyday Things

    Beauty of Everyday Things

    $16.00
    Our lives are filled with objects. Everyday things used in everyday settings, they are our constant companions. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be...
    $16.00
  • Rainbow Pencils by Duncan Shotton Rainbow Pencils by Duncan Shotton example of use

    Rainbow Pencils by Duncan Shotton

    $15.00
    Made from recycled paper, rainbow pencils let you create wondrous paper rainbows when you sharpen them.  Maybe you will even find a pot of gold!  Comes packaged as a set of 5. Graphite Standard HB (#2 USA) Made from recycled paper Each...
    $15.00
  • Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book, front of book Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book, page of book

    Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book

    $12.99
    Delight your family and friends when you create beautiful, unique artwork to mail.  The tiles in this book are filled with a variety of Art Nouveau designs inspired by natural forms such as the sinuous curves of plants and flowers. 20 cards,...
    $12.99
  • Make More Faces Sticker Book cover inside pages: Make More Faces Sticker Book

    Make More Faces Sticker Book

    $12.95
    An artful take on making faces! Fifty-two images of everyday and unique objects are the perfect springboards for creating hilarious, outrageous, one-of-a-kind faces. Kids will delight in adding eyes, noses, mouths, ears, hair, and more from six sticker...
    $12.95
  • Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards, box and contents Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards, box and contents

    Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards

    $12.95
    Everyone loves a good rainbow, which is why we know you will love these full spectrum playing cards. They have a uniform black and white pattern on the back, but on the front you get a splash of bright color in multiple hues. It doesn’t matter what cards...
    $12.95
  • Museum Exclusive
    Raven Rookwood Pottery Tile by The Painted Lily Raven Rookwood Pottery Tile by The Painted Lily, with mug

    Raven Rookwood Pottery Tile by The Painted Lily

    $12.00
    Taking inspiration from the museum’s encyclopedic collection, local Philadelphia maker The Painted Lily has created small artworks on beautiful tumbled marble tiles . Whether hanging on your wall, decorating your desktop or bookshelf, or as a coaster for...
    $12.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Portrait of Sarah Best's Right Eye Tile by The Painted Lily Portrait of Sarah Best's Right Eye Tile by The Painted Lily, with mug

    Portrait of Sarah Best's Right Eye Tile by The Painted Lily

    $12.00
    Taking inspiration from the museum’s encyclopedic collection, local Philadelphia maker The Painted Lily has created small artworks on beautiful tumbled marble tiles . Whether hanging on your wall, decorating your desktop or bookshelf, or as a coaster for...
    $12.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Chinese Rank Badge Crane Tile by The Painted Lily Chinese Rank Badge Crane Tile by The Painted Lily, with mug

    Chinese Rank Badge Crane Tile by The Painted Lily

    $12.00
    Taking inspiration from the museum’s encyclopedic collection, local Philadelphia maker The Painted Lily has created small artworks on beautiful tumbled marble tiles . Whether hanging on your wall, decorating your desktop or bookshelf, or as a coaster for...
    $12.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Bauhaus Postcard Set, envelope and card, front and back Bauhaus Postcard Set, front of envelope

    Bauhaus Postcard Set

    $12.00
    In 1923, the Bauhaus held an exhibition of its achievements which ran from August to the end of September. This included lectures from both Walter Gropius and Paul Klee, exhibitions of paintings by masters and pupils, and coursework and workshop products...
    $12.00
  • Mini Color Pencil Set in hands Mini Color Pencil Set

    Mini Color Pencil Set

    $12.00
    This little kit is as adorable as it is handy for a mobile artist or anyone who loves color! This set includes 12 colored pencils, an eraser, and a custom-sized pencil sharpener in a slim case.   12 mini colored wood pencils Includes...
    $12.00
  • Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book, front of book Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book, page in book

    Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book

    $9.99
    Delight your family and friends when you create beautiful, unique artwork to mail. This postcard book is filled with delicate artist renderings of floral still lifes dating from the 17th to 19th centuries.  20 cards, each with a different...
    $9.99