Loading Events


This event has passed.
Holiday Gift SHow
November 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
December 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
9 Water Street
Mystic , CT United States
« Back to Calendar

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
Fabric Garlands

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

Holiday Market
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


Participating Artisans:

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


iCal Import + Google Calendar