12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas

Published December 12, 2014 By Julie Talley
#AMoAGifts Day 8: School’s out today for holiday break! Remember the special child in your life by giving the gift of experience. Museum school classes meet once a week and give children an opportunity to explore various art media and techniques under the supervision of experienced art educators. http://www.amarilloart.org/pagesmith/23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo: #AMoAGifts Day 8: Schools out today for holiday break! Remember the special child in your life by giving the gift of experience. Museum school classes meet once a week and give children an opportunity to explore various art media and techniques under the supervision of experienced art educators.
 
#AMoAGifts Day 7: It’s TBT! Remember when George Rodrigue brought the Blue Dogs in Texas Exhibition to AMoA in 2012? An exhibition poster and lapel pin makes a fun and colorful gift for kids of all ages! http://ow.ly/FKmsa
 
Photo: #AMoAGifts Day 7: Its TBT! Remember when George Rodrigue brought the Blue Dogs in Texas Exhibition to AMoA in 2012?  An exhibition poster and lapel pin makes a fun and colorful gift for kids of all ages! http://ow.ly/FKmsa
 
 
#AMoAGifts Day 6: Give a gift that doesn’t need batteries! Head to your local craft store and wrap up some basic art supplies: brushes, paint sets, sketch pads and pencils are a good start for the beginning artist. For those with more experience include pastels, watercolors, charcoal or oil paints. Just remember to make room on the wall for the finished work of art!
Photo: #AMoAGifts Day 6: Give a gift that doesnt need batteries! Head to your local craft store and wrap up some basic art supplies: brushes, paint sets, sketch pads and pencils are a good start for the beginning artist. For those with more experience include pastels, watercolors, charcoal or oil paints. Just remember to make room on the wall for the finished work of art!
 
 
#AMoAGifts Day 5: Georgia O’Keeffe lived and taught in the Amarillo and Canyon areas in the late teens and is an important part of the history of the Panhandle. The art catalogue Georgia O’Keeffe & Her Contemporaries accompanied by a poster of Train at Night in the Desert, from the AMoA Permanent Collection, is a thoughtful gift for the local historian in your life.http://ow.ly/FKbEB
Photo: #AMoAGifts Day 5: Georgia OKeeffe lived and taught in the Amarillo and Canyon areas in the late teens and is an important part of the history of the Panhandle. The art catalogue Georgia OKeeffe & Her Contemporaries accompanied by a poster of Train at Night in the Desert, from the AMoA Permanent Collection, is a thoughtful gift for the local historian in your life. http://ow.ly/FKbEB
 
 
#AMoAGifts Day 4: Our kids love dinosaurs…don’t yours? Give them Dinosaurs from the Encyclopedia Prehistorica Series of pop-up books and watch their eyes pop! Then follow up with a visit to AMoA in early 2015 for Wizards of Pop and explore other works by Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda. http://ow.ly/FK9YP

 

 

#AMoAGifts Day 3: AMoA has copies of this fun book which explores Andy Warhol from his beginnings as a commercial artist to his apotheosis as a society portrait painter. Want to truly make this a gift to remember? Add tickets to the AMoA Achievements in Art Gala on January 24, 2015 highlighting the Wesley and Missy Cochran Collection, including Warhol prints. http://ow.ly/FK9nV

Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, "If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just...
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#AMoAGifts Day 2: You decided to skip the mall? Give yourself a high five! This t-shirt, created to accompany the exhibition Scott Hyde: Making Pictures, would make a cool addition to the closet of any hipster on your gift list. http://ow.ly/FK8IB
Photo: #AMoAGifts Day 2: You decided to skip the mall? Give yourself a high five! This t-shirt, created to accompany the exhibition Scott Hyde: Making Pictures, would make a cool addition to the closet of any hipster on your gift list. http://ow.ly/FK8IB
 
 
 
We think art makes a great gift, so we want to share some of our favorites with 12 Days of #AMoAGifts in preparation for the holidays. Some of these items will be from our own gift shop, while others are just fun goodies we want to share. All items from our gift shop are available by clicking here.

 

#AMoAGifts Day 1: Her Art: Women Artists in Panhandle Collections is in its final days and Helen Frankenthaler is part of the exhibition. Why not give your favorite lady a piece of artwork to remind her how special you think she is? Click on the image below to visit the MoMA website.

Frankenthaler:-Sunset-Corner | MoMA Store
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A reproduction of the 1969 work by Helen Frankenthaler, who has work in the MoMA collection, is laminated and comes in a hand-stained frame made...

 


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