Holiday Gift Show
Visit Mystic Museum of Art during the Holiday Gift Show to purchase original works of fine art and handmade artisan wares. Support local artists and artisans and give something special to your loved ones this holiday!
The Holiday Gift Show includes items such as: hand carved wooden spoons, bowls and cheese boards, candles, jewelry, sailor bracelets, paper trees, stoneware pottery, notecards, fiber items, natural soaps/balms, stained glass, hats, silk scarves, neckties, ornaments, fine art and more!
Open everyday from 11am-5pm (except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
To submit fine art, see details here: fine art prospectus.
Special events during the Holiday Gift Show at MMoA:
Holiday Preview Party
Friday, November 13, 6pm – 8pm
Join us for the opening of the Holiday Gift Show. Festive food, drink and good cheer!
Members $20 / Public $30
Wednesday, November 18, 5:30-8pm
Members $15 / Public $20
Art in the Evening
Stop in for shopping at MMoA during the downtown evening gallery stroll. MMoA will be open for shopping til 9pm!
Friday, November 20, 6-9pm
Mystic River Lighted Boat Parade
Join downtown Mystic for their festive tree lighting at promptly 6:00pm in Mystic River Park, and then stay for a spectacular light parade down the Mystic River! The boats will parade down the Mystic River at 6:20 pm and return to the Mystic River Park, where spectators will be gathered. MMoA will be open for shopping til 8pm!
Saturday, November 28, 5-8pm
Downtown Mystic Stroll
Stroll the festive streets of the historic downtown and listen to the carolers rejoice in the holiday spirit and Santa plays the saxophone. Merchants will keep their shops open late so everyone can get a head start on their holiday shopping. MMoA will be open for shopping til 8pm and will have a special performance by The Jabberwocks, Brown University’s all-male a capella group!
Tuesday, December 1, 5-8pm
Thursday, December 3, 5:30-7:30pm
Festive Features with Sue Palmer
Members $15 / Public $20
Sunday, December 6, 11am-5pm
Day of shopping, food: NORA Cupcake Truck and a family friendly craft!
Art of Wine
Monday, December 7, 7-8pm
Art of the Wine Label with James Kaczman
Members $20 / Public $25
Join downtown Mystic for a night of lights, wonder and entertainment on the shortest, but brightest night of the year! The evening will begin at 5:00pm with hundreds of luminaries shining bright throughout Historic Downtown Mystic. MMoA will be open for shopping til 8pm!
Sunday, December 20, 5pm-8pm
Annie Chittenden Textiles – coiled textile bowls and baskets
Birch Mountain Pottery – handcrafted decorative stoneware pottery
Blue Anchor Candles – natural soy candles
Burly Stone – mens soap, beard oils, hand balms, solid cologne, dog soap
Caje Design – hand crafted jewelry
Carol A. Watson Art – collages, art tiles, sketchbooks, wood block art, notecards
Colleen O’Connor – handmade fused dichroic jewelry
Deborah Dear Pottery – pottery mugs, casseroles, bowls, pitchers, vases
Drift – driftwood ornaments and trees, sail bags, trays, votives
Elizabeth Conlon – polymer clay salt and pepper shakers and ornaments
Flatland Alpacas – alpaca fiber items, bird nesting balls, ceramic necklaces/gift tags/shawl pins
For the Birds – recycled and repurposed material gifts
Frank Mason – artwork prints, photographs, notecards
Hook, Line and Sweater – crotched hats, scarves, earwarmers, headbands
Karen Cartier – cement trees
Lila – pencil cases, aprons, bags, pillow covers, key fobs, table linens and more from locally handprinted cottons and linens
Linda Theadore – beaded jewelry
Little Hat Design – hats, jewelry, wraps, scarves, wedding accessories
Little River Studio/Gallery – greeting cards, glass tree sculptures, ornaments, block centerpieces
Mary Anne Sherman Jewelry Designs – handmade sterling silver jewelry
Mystic Knotworks – sailor knot bracelets, coasters, trivets, ornaments, wine stoppers
Mystic Zen Healing Jewelry – Reiki-infused gemstone healing jewelry
Nelson Designs – wooden snowflakes, cutting boards
Patti Murphy Design/Salt – art prints, tea towels, cards
Pottery Shed – functional pottery
reLook by Julianna Cameron – artful designs in refurbished wood
Saltwater Design House – earrings and necklaces, whale ornaments, cards, bracelets
Silks by Lucia – marbled silk scarves and neckties
Summer Glass – stained glass ornaments, suncatchers, panels
Susan Shaw Pottery – porcelain pottery and small wall paintings
Swift Farms – beeswax candles
The Firesign Studio – lampwork beaded, fine silver and copper earrings and pendants
Treefort Naturals – handcrafted soap, lip balm, gift baskets
Trees of Light by Diana Baker – small paper cones lit by LED lights
Turkeywoods Farm – hickory and berry syrup, cutting boards, BBQ sauce, garlic ghost pepper sea salt
Two Bees Design – notecards, tote bags
Whole Harmony – handcrafted teas
Why A Spoon – handcarved wooden spoons, bowls, cheese boards, serving utensils