Museum Store Gift Guide
Elaine Nichols, supervisory curator of culture at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, offers a look at many items the museum store has to offer.
The curated gift selections honor African American history and culture. Purchases at the gift shop support the museum’s artistic, community and education programs.
Assorted jewelry: Various prices
Assortment of pins featuring words of affirmations: $12-15
Barbie Inspiring Women Rosa Parks Doll: $45
Baseballs with NMAAHC logo: $10
Blank journal with Smithsonian sunburst logo: $17.50
Bronze-colored silk scarf with NMAAHC corona logo: $115
Carolyn Crump’s quilted fiber art, “The Bass Man,” signed with certificate of authenticity: $425
Deck of playing cards with NMAAHC Logo: $10
Large and small wooden art pieces by Cheryl and Don Olney: $25-$85
NMAAHC mini building blocks: $12
NMAAHC pins in various colors: $2
NMAAHC umbrella: $30
Socks with NMAAAHC Logo
Unique handmade three-dimensional cards by folk artist Della Wells: $15/card
Books & Museum Publications
“A Is for All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book”
“Across That Bridge”
“And Still I Cook”
"Begin with the Past"
“Black Reconstruction in America”
“Blues Poems: (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series)”
"Brave. Black. First."
“Carla Hall's Soul Food, Everyday and Celebration”
“Dream a World Anew"
“From No Return"
"Hip Hop Coloring Book"
“I Color Myself Different”
“Lead from the Outside"
“Make Good the Promises"
"Marvel's Black Panther"
By Nvanyika Band, a Malawian-American chef
"Official Guide to the Smithsonian NMAAHC"
Sweet Home Café Cookbook
“The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke”
“The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom”
"Portable 19th-Century African American Women Writers”
“The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington"
By poet and culinary anthropologist Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor