Staff Picks

Staff Picks

  • Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923 front cover Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923

    Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923

    $85.00
    In 1919, the state art school in Weimar was reopened as the Bauhaus,  under the direction of Walter Gropius and with a radical new teaching  approach. Four years later, the first Bauhaus exhibition was held,  presenting the school’s novel...
    $85.00
  • Richie Lion plush lion Richie Lion plush lion

    Richie Lion by Donna Wilson

    $78.00
    Meet Richie handmade by UK Designer Donna Wilson. Richie likes 80s aerobics and dislikes porridge. Richie is our mane man. This little lion has a soft knitted body, crowned with a thick, felted hair-do. Each of Donna Wilson's playful creatures is given a...
    $78.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote front BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote front

    BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote

    $78.00
    Baggu and the Philadelphia Museum of Art have teamed up to create this limited edition canvas duck tote inspired by Duchamp's Fountain.  Hand screened in Philadelphia by Print Natural using eco-friendly inks, the tote is a limited edition of 50, and...
    $78.00
  • ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set box with contents ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set contents

    ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set

    $75.00
    Create more expressive and tonal drawings with this innovative water soluble graphite.  Behaving much like a watercolor block, ArtGraf's graphite can be used by wetting a brush and loading it with graphite, then painting in beautiful, shimmering...
    $75.00
  • Bronze Diamante Chainmail Earrings by Selah Bronze Diamante Chainmail Earrings by Selah, close up

    Bronze Diamante Chainmail Earrings by Selah

    $68.00
    Selah Jewelry Design of Philadelphia specializes in original designs and handmade jewelry. The creation of Mauricio Riaño, the name “Selah” translates as “a reflective pause in the creative process.” With 20 years of experience, Mauricio draws...
    $68.00
  • Chalk Pad with chalk pencil Chalk Pad with chalk pencil in holder

    Chalk Pad

    $65.00
    The Chalk Pad will quickly replace your many reminders scribbled on scraps of paper that constantly end up lost. Inspired by an old schoolhouse slate, it is great for grocery lists, sketches, messages and plans. Children and the young at heart can spill...
    $65.00
  • Book Necklace, black Book Necklace, black, with hand

    Book Necklaces by Peg and Awl

    $65.00
    Worn any good books lately?   A usable and wearable hand-stitched miniature book finished with reclaimed leather that is handcrafted by Philadelphia makers Peg and  Awl.   Peg and Awl work and create in Philadelphia. Their work is...
    $65.00
  • Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, box and book Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, front cover

    Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

    $65.00
    "Our Philadelphia, as is all our history, is made of these moments:  photographs and stories. And in our effort to find and delineate these  moments we also recognized that we approached a sense of place. Circling  ever closer to a shared...
    $65.00
  • Embroidered & Beaded Rooster Pin Embroidered & Beaded Rooster Pin, on clothing

    Embroidered & Beaded Rooster Pin

    $62.00
     Based out of Delhi and Arizona, founders & sisters, Dhruti & Seema design, distribute and head the women owned Trovelore. Their line of handcrafted brooch pins are like little pieces of art. Mini-sculptures, perched only a few inches, these...
    $62.00
  • Cathedral Chairs Brass Earrings; laying flat Cathedral Chairs Brass Earrings; hanging on stand

    Cathedral Chairs Brass Earrings

    $62.00
    Lauren Lester is a maker and jewelry designer behind While Odin Sleeps. With a background in set design, many things inspire Lauren’s work including but not limited to fashion, toy design, nature, drag, architecture, interior design, and catholic...
    $62.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch with art making items inside Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch, close up of label

    Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch

    $62.00
    Made just for us by Philadelphia makers Peg and Awl, this wonderful folio pouch fits an iPad, sketchbook and other larger necessities. Use as a clutch or toss in your bag for a little more organization!  And even better we sourced...
    $62.00
  • No One Is Normal Tote, front No One Is Normal Tote, front, close up

    No One Is Normal Tote

    $60.00
    We are all privately haunted by a fear that we’re freakishly odd. But in fact, as this bag celebrates, no one is ever quite normal. The only people we can mistake for ordinary are those we don’t yet know very well. From close up, we are all gloriously...
    $60.00
  • Bauhaus Optical Mixer of Colors Bauhaus Optical Mixer of Colors, box and contents

    Bauhaus Optical Mixer of Colors

    $59.00
    The Optical Color Mixer was designed by Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack as a learning tool at the Bauhaus.  The mixer demonstrates how the rotation of the gyrating top produces the optical mixing of the colors printed upon the laid-on plates.  Aspects...
    $59.00
  • Critter Ring Holders by Priscilla Dahl, two ring holders (sold separately) pictured with accessories Critter Ring Holders by Priscilla Dahl - 4 ring holders (sold seperately)

    Critter Ring Holders by Priscilla Dahl

    $58.00
    Sculptural, yet functional! You can hang your rings on a snout or a tail! These charming critter ring holders are made exclusively for the Philadelphia Museum of Art by local artist Priscilla Dahl in her Downingtown studio.    ...
    $58.00
  • Book cover of Horace Pippin, American Modern Interior of book Horace Pippin, American Modern

    Horace Pippin, American Modern

    $50.00
    By Anne Monahan West Chester, PA's own Horace Pippin was arguably the most successful African American artist of his day. Pippin (1888–1946) taught himself to paint in the 1930s and quickly  earned international renown for depictions of World War I,...
    $50.00
  • 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