Museum Shop Sunday - An International Cultural Shopping Day
Join us at Salford Museum & Art Gallery to celebrate Museum Shop Sunday on Sunday 25 November 2018 between 11.30am and 4pm.
Supported by the Association for Cultural Enterprises (ACE), Museum Shop Sunday invites members of the public to experience the inspirational gifts offered by cultural organisations nationwide. Encouraging shopping with a conscience, sales made will contribute to each venue directly and provide a valuable contribution to culture in the UK.
Salford Museum & Art Gallery is delighted to announce the relaunch of their By Hand Gallery on Museum Shop Sunday. The selling gallery features prints and cards by local and national artists, with jewellery, textiles and homeware at affordable prices. Customers can browse from the handpicked selection of work and take home quirky and original products.
Sunday 25 November promises to be a day to enjoy a relaxing and inspiring shopping experience after the chaos of Black Friday! It is the ideal occasion to purchase Christmas gifts. Shoppers can expect to find quality products inspired by exhibitions and events, there is certain to be something for everyone.
Over 100 UK venues are participating on Museum Shop Sunday alongside over 600 venues across 10 countries worldwide.
Conscientious shopping will be part of everyone’s Christmas in 2018.
‘We are delighted to be relaunching the By Hand Gallery to link with Museum Shop Sunday. It highlights the incredible work being produced by local designer-makers. This international event shows how consumers can make a real difference to these venues and recognises the calibre of retail offer available in our cultural institutions.”
Amy Senogles - Head of Retail, Catering and Venue Hire at Salford Community Leisure said:
“Supported by the Association for Cultural Enterprises, the UK is excited to participate in this global event. Following the huge success and buzz of 2017, the Association for Cultural Enterprises is proud to be part of this exciting venture for the second year running and is delighted to have the opportunity to encourage consumers far and wide to further discover the UK’s cultural shops and their fabulous product ranges.”
Jill Fenwick - Association for Cultural Enterprises said:
"The Association for Cultural Enterprises (ACE) promotes commercial best practice in the cultural and heritage sector by providing training and networking opportunities and facilitating the sharing of information and experience between their members."