February 7, 2023

Let’s Shop: Museum Store Sunday


Black Friday, Small Business Saturday — for the last couple of years Museum Store Sunday has joined the retail holiday weekend that ate Thanksgiving.

On Dec. 1 stores at more than 1,400 museums, cultural institutions and historic sites in all 50 states and 18 countries will offer sales and specials. The Museum Store Sunday web site offers a searchable map of participants:

Here in Texas there’s 50 shops signed up for Museum Store Sunday, from the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock to Blue Star Contemporary in San Antonio to the Science Mill in Johnson City.

In Austin, the 10 participating museums have the organized their own site:

In addition to discounts on merchandise, many of the museums offer discounts on memberships as well as deals if you shop their online stores.

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