BCMA Holiday Gift Guide 2021

This holiday season, consider shopping local! Explore unique gift ideas from your favourite local museums, galleries, and cultural organizations.

Nikkei Soap - Hinoki Cypress, Nikkei National Museum

$6.50 After 20 months of washing our hands non-stop, having a nice soap really makes a difference! This soap was developed together with Beauty Secrets of Japan, and sold exclusively at the Nikkei National Museum. "Did you know the two pillars in the Nikkei Centre lobby are douglas fir and hinoki cypress, representing the two cultures of Nikkei - Canadian and Japanese."

Cherry Blossom Old Tokyo Jigsaw Puzzle, Nikkei National Museum

$19.95 What better way to spend the holiday break than putting together a puzzle with friends and family? This lovely scene depicts a courtesan and her courtiers and servants enjoying an evening stroll through the Yoshiwara entertainment district in Edo (old Tokyo) during the springtime Cherry Blossom Festival.

Beachcombers T-Shirt, The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives

$25.00 The perfect t-shirt for your beloved hipster. Represent local BC pride (and nostalgia) with this t! Show your love for Gibsons and the beloved CBC series "The Beachcombers" with these silk-screened T-Shirts. $25.00. Sizes range from Small to XXLarge.

Silver Eagle and Frog Bracelet - by Robert Cross, Haida Gwaii Museum

$180.00 For that special someone on your list!

Pacific Umbrella - Whale - Maynard Johnny Jr, Umista Cultural Center

$50.00 They don’t call it the wet coast for nothing! This beauty will keep your loved ones dry and stylish. Stainless steel and fibreglass construction make for a quality art-brella sure to brighten your mood on rainy days. A seamless (1-piece) canopy also allows for uninterrupted artwork of the umbrellaês Coast Salish design.

Whitewater Cookbooks, Touchstone Nelson

$29.95 For the gourmand on your list! These award winning cookbooks are a delight! Shelley Adams was the original owner of the Fast Tracks cafe at Whitewater and her menu and cooking are what made the food at our local ski hill famous! The original book contains many of the recipes from the cafe, and the following books are full of more wonderful ones to try...

Old Salt Hat, Maritime Museum of BC

$21.95 For your sea-loving pal!

Train Whistle, BC Forest Discovery Centre

$12.95 Celebrate the polar express with your very own train whistle

Magic Moments in BC Sport: A Century in Photos, BC Sports Hall of Fame

$24.95 A sports fan on your list would love this coffee table book!

Astronaut Ice Cream Sandwich, Science World

$9.99 A future astronaut would love this stocking stuffer

Historic Hikes – Geocache Edition, Valemount Museum

$3.00 Already thinking of long summer days spent hiking?

Die-Cast Pencil Sharpener, Revelstoke Railway Museum

$8.99 Some of us are still working from home, some have returned to the office. We could all use a fun desktop pencil sharpener.

Jelly Advent Calendar, The Grist Mill

$99.99 This advent calendar would make every morning special!


The gift that keeps on giving!

If your loved one enjoys museums, consider gifting them an annual membership at the BCMA!

Individual Members receive many benefits, including an Owl Card which provides complimentary admission to participating galleries, museums and historic sites throughout the province.

Learn more and give the gift of a BCMA Membership!

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