Museum Store Sunday at Cantigny
SHOP CANTIGNY ON “MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY”
Discounts, giveaways, and inspired gift selections offered on Sunday, November 28
Wheaton, Ill., November 18, 2021 — Cantigny Park invites everyone to get a jump on holiday gift giving and support local museums and cultural institutions on Museum Store Sunday, November 28.
The worldwide shopping event is sponsored by the Museum Store Association (MSA) and is celebrating its 5th anniversary. More than 1,700 stores are involved, representing all 50 states and 24 countries. Participating stores include the Cantigny Shop, located in the Cantigny Park Visitors Center.
Cantigny will offer 10% off all items on Museum Store Sunday, excluding sale merchandise. Cantigny members receive an additional 10% off. The Cantigny Shop’s first 25 customers will receive a free Cantigny soap and free parking pass for future use. Those who spend $50 or more can choose a bonus thank you gift—a choice of Cantigny Teas, available in Garden Therapy, Cherry Blossom, and Earl Grey. All customers may enter a raffle to win a one-year Cantigny membership or a basket of best-selling merchandise.
Shopping hours on November 28 are 9 am to 5 pm. Cantigny’s regular $5 parking fee will be waived for those who mention Museum Store Sunday at the entry gate.
“We are happy to support this event, now in its fifth year,” said Alicia Catalano, Cantigny Park manager of membership and retail operations, and former treasurer of MSA’s Midwest Chapter. “Our gifts are both inspirational and educational. People have fun shopping our store.”
Museum Store Sunday is the global annual day to “Be a Patron” through conscientious shopping that supports museum stores and their missions. For more information and a current list of museum store participants, visit www.museumstoresunday.org.
Cantigny Park hours are 9 am to sunset in November and December. Parking is $5 and free on the first Wednesday of the month.
About the Museum Store Association
The Museum Store Association is a 501(c)3 international organization with the mission of advancing the non-profit 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 non-profit retail professionals better serve their institutions and the public. For more information visit www.museumstoreassociation.org
About Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is the 500-acre Wheaton estate of Col. Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955). It is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, display gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails, and a Visitors Center with banquet and dining facilities. More information, including hours, directions, and upcoming events, can be found online at www.cantigny.org. Cantigny Golf, adjacent to the park, features a 27-hole championship golf course, clubhouse with banquet and dining rooms, Cantigny Golf Academy, and the 9-hole Cantigny Youth Links. For more information, please visit www.cantignygolf.com.