NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Saturday, Dec. 17, THNOC’s award winning museum store, The Shop at The Collection, returns with its popular local shopping experience, the Holiday Market. The event features 17 local artists, drinks and refreshments will be available at Café Cour and visitors can enjoy free admission to THNOC exhibits including “Spanish New Orleans and the Caribbean” and “Notre Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition”.  

As a museum store, The Shop at The Collection carries a carefully curated array of merchandise that reflects the mission of THNOC – stewarding the history and culture of the city of New Orleans, the state of Louisiana, and the surrounding Gulf South region. 

Local vendors participating in this year’s Holiday Market include: 

  • Alison Ford Metals: jewelry 
  • Beatrix Bell: handcrafted jewelry and gifts 
  • Bonnie Miller: prints 
  • Carnival Sculpture: papier-mâché art by Brian J. Bush 
  • Matt Haines: author of “The Big Book of King Cake” 
  • Jill Shampine: textiles and mixed media art 
  • Juneau Metalworks: jewelry sculpted
  • Maison NOLA: baby clothing and accessories 
  • Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience: Jewish gifts
  • Nola Mask: handcrafted holiday fascinators 
  • NOLA Pens: handcrafted, locally sourced pens, wallets, coasters 
  • Passion Lilie: fairtrade clothing 
  • Pete’s Papercrafts: diarahmas
  • Renee Dodge: beaded jewelry 
  • SeaGem Studios: pottery
  • Statement Goods: gifts, candles and cards
  • The Historic New Orleans Collection publications 

The Shop at The Collection carries works by dozens of independent local and regional artists who specialize in ceramics, jewelry, woodworking, fashion apparel and textile design and children’s goods, including many products from women-owned and BIPOC-owned artists and businesses.

For more information about The Shop at The Collection’s Holiday Market visit shophnoc.com

WHEN:      
Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. 

WHERE:    
The Shop at the Collection

520 Royal St.

New Orleans, LA 70130 

HOW:          
Free to attend

THNOC members are eligible for special discounts on qualifying in-store purchases