FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: October 22, 2018
Contact: Traci Cimini, PR/Marketing Manager
410-326-2042, ext. 62 Email: Traci.Cimini@calvertcountymd.gov
Be a Patron and Shop in the Calvert Marine Museum Store on Museum Store Sunday
SOLOMONS, MD – October 22, 2018 – On Sunday, November 25, 2018, for the second year in a row, 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 Museum Store at the Calvert Marine Museum is proud to participate in the Museum Store Sunday #museumstoresunday initiative from 10:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
The Museum Store will offer all shoppers 25% off their entire purchase (some exclusions may apply). Additionally, CMM members can draw a mystery coupon at checkout and save 25% - 40%. One lucky CMM member may get their entire purchase for FREE! Each purchase supports the mission and programs of the Calvert Marine Museum. Spread the word and invite friends and neighbors to shop!
“We are very excited to be participating in this year’s Museum Store Sunday and to offer our patrons an extraordinary shopping experience! We will showcase an incredible assortment of unique gifts inspired by the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Through partnerships with our vendors, we have developed many exclusive items that are sure to delight that someone special on your holiday list,” said Maureen Baughman, Director of Retail Operations.
Ione Saroyan, President of the MSA Board of Directors and Director of Merchandise Operations at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library, continued, “After the success of 2017, we are excited to have a number of great institutions be part of Museum Store Sunday. 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.
For more information about Museum Store Sunday, please visit www.museumstoreassociation.org or contact Marisa Jones Issa, firstname.lastname@example.org, (323) 452-3310, Mobile (323) 989-2925 or Erinn Cortez, email@example.com, (323) 452-3310, Mobile (323) 813-5211. Follow Museum Store Sunday on Facebook or Instagram for more details. #beapatron, #iamapatron, #museumstoresunday, #patronofculture and #shopmuseumstores.
For more information about the Calvert Marine Museum Store, please call Maureen Baughman at 410-326-2042, ext. 66 or email Maureen.Baughman@calvertcountymd.gov.
Museum Store photos:
Photo 1 – The CMM Store showcases a broad assortment of unique gifts to please everyone on your shopping list.
Photo 2 – The Great Blue Heron tile can be used as a picture or a trivet.
About the Calvert Marine Museum
Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults; $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
About the Museum Store Association (MSA)
The Museum Store Association is a 501(c)3 international organization with the mission of advancing the non-profit retail industry, its museum stores, and the success of the professionals engaged in it. MSA offers educational information and programs throughout the year, culminating in an annual conference and trade show highlighting the best in the industry. By advocating for and encouraging high standards of curated products, knowledge, and professionalism, MSA helps museum stores and their non-profit retail professionals better serve their institutions and the public. For more information visit www.museumstoreassociation.org and follow Museum Store Sunday on Instagram and Facebook for more details.