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 theMuseum 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.

The Great Blue Heron tile can be used as a picture or a trivet.

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 betheglobal annual day toBe a Patron— shop conscientiously and support museum stores and their missions worldwide.

 The CMM Store showcases a broad assortment of unique gifts to please everyone on your shopping list. Credit: Calvert Marine Museum / Calvert Marine Museum

For more information about Museum Store Sunday, please visitwww.museumstoreassociation.orgor contact Marisa Jones Issa,, (323) 452-3310, Mobile (323) 989-2925 or Erinn Cortez,, (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