Festive gifts from the Modern Art Oxford Shop

The Modern Art Oxford gift shop is filled with beautiful and ethically produced gifts for all ages. From fair-trade decorations to illustrated books and games, unique pieces by local designer-makers and Kiki Smith inspired ornaments, there is something for everyone.

Visit the Modern Art Oxford gift shop to browse and purchase the gifts on our wishlist, and discover many more.

Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm. Please see our Visit page for our Christmas opening times.

Spread light this festive season! These Paper Starlights are hand-made and fair-trade, and come in many different colours and patterns. Hurry before they sell out.

Challenge your mind and adorn your table with a fun memory game based on Bryan Nash Gill’s intricate woodcut prints of arboreal rings. Or update your games night with a series of trump cards for art lovers, bike lovers, and many more, for creative (or just a little bit competitive) card players of all ages.

Spread festive cheer and spice up the air with these Potters Crouch Christmas Candles. They are vegan friendly, cruelty free, and free from palm oil, soy allergens and GMO waxes.

Do you love Christmas but hate waste? Embellish your home with hand-made recycled paper decorations by East End Press, or stars made of brass and recycled glass with a recycled sari hanging tie from Nkuku Life.

Discover unique creations by local designer-makers, including this candle holder and small basket by Aiden Canaday.

Treat someone to some Kiki Smith this Christmas. Make someone’s house sparkle with starry skies and fantastical beasts on our postcards, greetings cards and notebooks, or with a bird and stars porcelain tray. Delve deeper into the world of Kiki Smith in our selection of books and catalogues about her life and work.

Turn an empty bottle into a designer vase! These vase covers are made of coated paper and hand folded by the women of Tiny Miracles in Mumbai, an innovative social enterprise with the ambition to develop a working business model to break poverty cycles in any community in the world.

Sock Story is a hilarious tale of friendship and identity, which questions what it means to be a pair. Written in comic book form, it is printed in four beautiful colours.

Take Kiki Smith’s cat Ginzer with you wherever you go on one of our organic and fair-trade tote bags, exclusive to our current exhibition.

You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? Mix and match the backs and fronts of the mythical creatures in this fantastic Myth Match flip-book to create endless wondrous beasts of your own. 

We Are Artists by Kari Herbert takes its readers on an inspiring journey through the world of art to discover the stories of some remarkable women artists.

Looking to brighten up someone’s bookshelf? Browse books celebrating powerful women, fantastical animals, medieval imagery and storytelling in this reading list inspired by our current exhibition Kiki Smith: I am a Wanderer. Many of them are available in the Modern Art Oxford gift shop.

Wrap your presents sustainably and in style with these reusable organic cotton wraps by Ola Studio. Inspired by the ancient Japanese art of Furoshiki, this simple square of fabric can be exchanged, treasured, and reused year after year.

Why not give a gift that will inspire all year long? For just £30 a year Friends of Modern Art Oxford recieve behind-the-scenes access, invitations to exclusive events and discounts in the café and shop. Give the gift of membership.

There may be limited availability on some of these items. If you are visiting us to purchase a particular item, you may wish to contact the shop beforehand to check availability on (01865) 722 733.

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