Word on the street is that when in doubt, you should buy jewelry for girls. Let’s take this a step further; make it more original. Instead of getting her a simple silver something-or-other from Tiffany’s, or some diamonds (not always a girl’s best friend), try checking out Bela Dubby’s annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 8 to find a one of a kind designed piece for that special someone. Find her something nobody else has – she’ll love it (and you)!
Jim Hamilton, Timothy O’Connor and Dean Kulhanek are just several of the local and national artists that you will find at Wobblefoot Gallery this holiday shopping season. For those more prudent gift giving types, think of art as an investment vehicle and valuable part of any estate. Large or small it will be a gift that will be treasured for many, many years to come.
This year, why not forget the battery-operated whatsa-magigie or the mass-produced widget and give a one-of-a-kind gift made by an artist? Of course, if you're recession-proof and confident of your taste, you can spring for a contemporary painting or sculpture. If not, remember the holidays are a time when many galleries cater to once-a-year gift shoppers, offering smaller works, decorative objects and even wonderful Holiday decorations—perfect for that stocking(even if it’s yours).
bela dubby13221 Madison Avenue
216.221.4479 Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 am – 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-midnight.
Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Avenue
Local Girl Gallery 16106 Detroit Avenue
216.228.1802 Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 12pm-5pm and Friday-Saturday 12pm-6pm
Pop Shop Gallery and Studio 17020 Madison Avenue
216.227.8440 Hours: Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm, Saturday 2pm-6pm.
Wobblefoot Gallery and Frame Studio1662 Mars Avenue
216.226.2971.Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm.
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