Fall Gift Guide

Updated Aug 23, 2023

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Back to school or back to the office? Either way, give your work zone a refresh with a sleek new backpack, a pencil case, or an arty sketchbook, all available now at the Detroit Institute of Arts shop.  


Burnt Orange Hackney Backpack 

This backpack stays streamlined no matter how much you jam into it, and the interior pockets keep everything organized. 

$99.95 / Member $89.96

A woman with a short afro faces away from the camera, showcasing her large orange backpack.
Three small zippered bags reading "Tiny Secret Stuff," "Small Secret Stuff," and "Medium Secret Stuff."

Big Secrets Pouch Set

Stow all your secrets (or just your pencils, earbuds, keys) in these lightweight pouches. 

$21.95/ Member $19.76

DIA Medallion Water Bottle 

Caffeinate or hydrate, whichever you prefer; this travel bottle handles both hot and cold. 

$34.95/ Member $31.46 

A black steel water bottle with a flat, round top and gray DIA logo
A Buddha board, featuring a gray background and a dark gray grass and floral design drawn on it.

Buddha Board   

Instead of a study break, take a meditation break and draw pictures that disappear as you make them. 

$49.95 / Member $44.96

Kaweco Sketch Up Pencil with Lead Sharpener  

From a German company that’s been hand-assembling writing tools for 140 years, a pencil that feels great in the hand and never needs sharpening. 

$49.95/ Member $44.96 

A thick mechanical pencil and gold aluminum case
Van Gogh's Portrait of Postman Roulin graces the front cover of a spiraled sketchpad.

Portrait of Postman Roulin sketchbook

Sketchpad, notebook, journal; keep this around for when inspiration strikes.

$19.95/ Member $17.96

DIA Blueprint T-shirt

Something new for the T-shirt drawer: a classic navy T with the DIA’s Beaux-Art façade on the front.

$29.95/ Member $26.96


A grayscale blueprint of the Detroit Institute of Arts on a navy blue t-shirt.
The book 365 Days of Art featuring a teal book cover and black watercolor smudges.

365 Days of Art Journal

Delve into deep thoughts with the prompts in this art journal.

$20.99/ Member $18.89

Color-Changing Umbrella

Gray days aren’t so dreary when your umbrella makes its own rainbow.

$34.95/ Member $31.46

An image showing graphic raindrops on an umbrella changing colors when wet with rain.

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