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Be A Patron On Museum Store Sunday

Nov. 19, 2018
SHSU Media Contact: Megan Buro

museumstore700On Sunday, Nov. 25, more than 700 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, ten countries, and three continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions. The Wigwam Neosho Museum Store at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum is thrilled to participate in this initiative and support our institution.

During the day, as part of our participation in Museum Store Sunday, Sam Houston Memorial Museum will offer 25 percent of your entire purchase, the first 25 patrons will receive a gift, and patrons can enjoy punch and cookies while shopping from noon to 4:30 p.m.  Each purchase supports the missions and programs of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.

Museumstore600“We are thrilled to be participating in this year’s Museum Store Sunday and be able to interact with our patrons and community,” said Megan Buro, museum marketing coordinator and gift shop manager. “This year, we are excited for the special shopping experience we’ll be bringing our visitors, and to showcase a broad assortment of items in the store.” 

Ione Saroyan, president of the MSA Board of Directors and director of Merchandise Operations at The New York Historical Society Museum and Library, says she is eager to see the momentum of the event in year two.

“After the success of 2017, we are excited to have a number of great institutions be part of Museum Store Sunday,” Saroyan said. “This initiative gives people a chance to support local businesses, give back to the community through local non-profit museums, support good causes, find unique holiday gifts, and enjoy an entertaining and educational experience at favorite museums, all at the same time.”

The mission of Museum Store Sunday is of global reach. In partnership with the United Kingdom’s Association for Cultural Enterprises and the Museum Shops Association of Australia and New Zealand, MSA’s Museum Store Sunday aims to be the global annual day to be a patron -- shop conscientiously and support museum stores and their missions worldwide.

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Megan Buro,, 936-294-3839

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