Museum Store

Shop for unique gifts at the Museum Store!

The Museum Store is located inside the Ackland Art Museum at 101 S. Columbia St. and is open during the Museum’s open hours.

All proceeds from the Museum Store support the Ackland Art Museum’s exhibitions and education programs.

50% Off Holiday Cards and Ornaments!

Christmas tree ornament made of red glass with a painting of a pink-faced man with a flowing white beard

The Ackland is clearing out a limited quantity of holiday cards and ornaments to make way for new merchandise! Click on the button below to see the selection of letterpress cards and handmade glass ornaments on sale for a limited time!

Shop 50% Off Sale!

Shop for Kusama Merchandise

cover of a book that says Yayoi Kusama Open the Shape Called Love, the James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach Collection. The book is the exhibition catalog for the exhibition by the same name.

While the Museum is closed, we are pleased to offer a limited virtual shopping experience. Click the button below to see select Kusama merchandise for sale, and fill out the order form to have a Museum Store associate reach out to you.

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What We Offer

The Museum Store carries unique gifts and products related to the Ackland’s permanent collection and changing exhibitions, including:

  • Chapel Hill’s largest selection of letterpress cards
  • Stationery, Blackwing pencils, art supplies, and craft kits,
  • Art and design books, cookbooks, and bookplates
  • North Carolina pottery
  • Handmade jewelry from American artisan Carolyn Keys and many others
  • Accessories and fair trade crafts from around the world
  • Children’s toys

Questions? Contact the Museum Store at 919-962-0216.


We offer FREE gift wrapping for the winter holidays!

UNC employees and UNC students receive a 10% discount at the Museum Store! Show your OneCard at checkout.

Ackland Art Museum members receive a 10% discount on most Museum Store purchases. Members also receive invitations to exclusive Member Sales during the year. Memberships may be purchased in person at the Museum Store or online.

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