25 Art Gifts That Practicing Artists and Creative Enthusiasts Will Love

Art Gifts

What are your earliest memories of art? Perhaps you recall scribbling on your walls with a marker or decorating your prized coloring book in a rainbow of hues. Whatever your experiences were, it’s safe to say that your life has been touched by art—even if you don’t consider yourself a creative person. And you're not alone; this is why art gifts are some of the most unique presents you can give someone. At My Modern Met Store, we’ve curated a selection of these types of items for those that love to create art as well as those who prefer to appreciate it.

Painting enthusiasts will want to try our best-selling Viviva Colorsheets. It’s an innovative watercolor palette that’s the size of a smartphone and comes equipped with 16 vibrant hues. Packaged in a small, thin booklet, the supersaturated colors are deposited on sheets of paper. To use them, simply run a wet brush over a hue and start painting.

If your gift recipient is someone who values artists and artwork, check out our selection of art you can wear. Enamel pins have proven timeless and popular—plus their cost won't break the bank, so you can easily pick up two or three! We have portraits of famous artists as well as a collection of pins in which iconic creatives (think Picasso and Van Gogh) have been transformed into charming kitties with punderful names.

Scroll down for some of our favorite art gifts and head to My Modern Met Store for our specially curated collection.

Know someone that would like an art gift? Scroll down for our curated selection from My Modern Met Store.


Color Problems by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel


Manifesto Poster

Manifesto Poster

Holstee | $28


Dot Kokeshi Doll

Dot Kokeshi Doll

Sketch.inc | $55.95


Color Wheel Crew Socks


Brief History of Art Mug


Artists and Their Cats Book


Coffee then Create Mug

Coffee Then Create Mug

My Modern Met | $16.95


Paint Brush & Palette Earrings


Frida Kahlo Keychain

Frida Kahlo Keychain

Sketch.inc | $25.95


Pablo Picatso Enamel Pin

Unique Gifts

Niaski | $12.50


The KissCandle

Unique Gifts

Flatyz | $17.95


Salvador Dalí Action Figure


642 Things to Draw Book


Museum Collection: Impressionists Page Flags Set


Bird on a Cherry Blossom Branch Paint-by-Numbers Kit


Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models Book


Viviva Colorsheets


Modern Artists Socks Gift Set

Art Gifts at My Modern Met Store

ChattyFeet | $39.95

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Cat Book

A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Cat Book

Nia Gould | $16.95


‘Saguaro Cactus and Forms' Foil-Stamped 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Saguaro Cactus and Forms Jigsaw Puzzle

Galison | $19.99


Basquiat Skull Tote Bag

Skull Bag

LOQI | $14.95


Starry Night Candle

Unique Gifts

Flatyz | $17.95


Bob Ross Mug


Pocket Frida Kahlo Wisdom

Frida Kahlo Book

Hardie Grant | $9.99


Screamy Ed Socks

Screamy Ed Socks

ChattyFeet | $12.50


This article has been edited and updated.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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