Bring Home a Piece of Sarasota From These Terrific Museum Gift Shops

Not only will you have a treasured memory of our region, you'll be supporting our local institutions.

By Megan McDonald April 1, 2020 Published in the April 2020 issue of Sarasota Magazine

Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve

Or around your neck, in the case of these colorful necklaces by Ebijou. Ebijou owner Elma Felix, who grew up in St. Lucia, handcrafts each necklace using traditional West Indian textiles; the results are unique statement pieces that add a pop of color to any outfit. Find a special capsule collection, starting at $95 for necklaces, at Sarasota Art Museum, 1001 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota,, (941) 309-7662 

Drink Up

These glasses combine two Sarasota classics: Tervis Tumbler and Historic Spanish Point. Made from Tervis’ signature double-wall insulated, BPA-free technology, these easy-to-carry, durable tumblers feature a pretty photo of Historic Spanish Point and a matching purple lid. $12.95, Gift Shop at The Point, 377 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey,, (941) 966-5214

Floral Fantastics

The next best thing to bringing home one of Selby Gardens’ lovely orchids? Tying this pretty scarf around your neck. Inspired by the gardens’ collection of rare botanical prints, they’re wearable art, and a lovely way to keep a piece of the gardens (and Sarasota) close to your heart. $31.99, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota,, (941) 366-5731 ext. 242   

Ring No More

Sarasota’s circus history is part of the fabric of our city, and it’s still celebrated today. These pretty coasters—a Ringling Museum exclusive—feature female equestrians in beautifully detailed circus costumes and are a tasteful place to rest your coffee or your cocktail. $20, The Ringling Museum Store, 5401 Bay Shore Road,, (941) 366-5700 ext. 1110

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