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Posted on: November 12, 2021




Date: November 12, 2021
Contact: Bonnie Farmer, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
410-326-2042, ext. 8067 Email:

Shop local for unique gifts on November 28 & 29

SOLOMONS, MD – November 12, 2021 – For the fifth consecutive year, more than 1,700 museum stores representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 24 countries, and 5 continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday (Nov. 28). The Museum Store at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is thrilled to participate in this signature annual initiative and join museum stores worldwide in offering quality gifts filled with inspiration and educational value to consumers, with all purchases supporting CMM’s mission. This year, CMM will extend the event to Monday, Nov. 29 to allow patrons to shop safely with fewer crowds.

“This year we are focused on carrying products from small, specialized artisans” said Kim Zabiegalski, Director of Retail Operations at CMM. “This not only helps with supply chain issues we are currently facing, but also offers a wide variety of gift choices as well. We are still dedicated to keeping our customers safe while enjoying their in-person shopping experience.”

On Nov. 28 and 29, the Museum Store at CMM is offering members 25% off their entire purchase, with the opportunity to increase their discount to 30%, 35%, or 40% off their purchase. One lucky member may even get their entire purchase for FREE! Additionally, non-members will receive a special 20% discount on both days. 

Founded by the Museum Store Association (MSA), Museum Store Sunday has quickly become the global annual day that invites everyone to Be A Patron – and shop quality gifts that are exclusively found in museum stores and related non-profit retailers. While there is only one Museum Store Sunday each year, everyone is encouraged to Be A Patron of museums and shop museum stores all year round.

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 for adults; $7 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $4 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, or to make a reservation for your next visit, please go to our website at Keep up to date with the latest from CMM by following us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

About the Museum Store Association (MSA)
The Museum Store Association is a 501(c)3 international organization with the mission of advancing the nonprofit 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 nonprofit retail professionals better serve their institutions and the public. For more information, visit

For more information about the Calvert Marine Museum Store, please contact Kim Zabiegalski at (410) 326-2750 or

For more information about Museum Store Sunday, please contact Emily Kowalski at

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