• Virginia Museum of Fine Arts gift shop

    Creating a Connection

    Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) has been a cultural destination committed to “enriching the lives of all.” The Richmond museum... more »
  • Old Idaho Penitentiary gift shop

    Small But Mighty

    The Old Idaho Penitentiary is part of the Idaho State Historical Society and has been open as a museum since 1974. From 1872-1973 it operated as the I... more »
  • Dayton History Museum Gift Shop

    Q&A with Emily Teters

    Gift Shop® Plus connected with Emily Teters, museum store manager for Dayton History to learn more about the importance of impulse buys and works bes... more »
  • Shedd Aquarium

    Adventurous Retail

    Like many cultural institutions, Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had to adapt during the pandemic closures. In a highly successful move, the marketing depar... more »


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From the Editor

One of my favorite quotes about springtime is: "Where flowers bloom, so does hope." – Lady Bird Johnson.  Lady Bird Jonson’s quote reminds me that blossoms sprout and bring with them a refreshing change. This... more »
Dessert Botanical Garden gift shop, interior image

A Commitment to the Community

The Desert Botanical Garden Gift Shop is a popular destination for visitors to the garden. In this behind-the-scenes look at the 140-acre Phoenix-based Desert Botanical Garden and its retail offering, we take a look at... more »
Gettysburg National Military Park Battlefield Gift Shop

Authentic Connections

More than a million people, which includes 100,000 school-aged children, visit Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center annually. This historic Pennsylvania landmark is situated on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863)... more »
The White House History Shop White House Christmas Ornament

The White House History Shop

The White House Historical Association, is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1961 by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. The mission is “to protect, preserve, and provide public access to the rich history of America’s... more »
The Hotel Hershey

The Sweetest Place on Earth

The Hotel Hershey was built in 1933, overlooking the chocolate factory owned by Milton Hershey. This resort is well-known for its elegance, excellent service and luxurious amenities. The hotel provides 276 guest rooms and welcomes... more »

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