Open Mon to Fri: 10am to 4pm, Sat: Noon to 4 pm

The Best Place to Shop Local in Kitimat

Find original art and unique handmade items created by local artisans here at the Museum. Stir up some holiday spirit and come enjoy one-stop shopping in downtown Kitimat. The Museum will be filled with a variety of original art and unique handmade items – something for everyone on your list. After shopping, enter a draw to win a gift basket featuring items from participating vendors to be drawn on December 22, 2023.

Methods of payment accepted are Cash, Debit, VISA and MasterCard

Shop local this Christmas at the Kitimat Museum & Archives. The Artisan Christmas Gift store will run from November 24th to December 23rd, 2023.

About the Christmas Gift Store

The Museum’s Christmas Gift Store has been held since 1998 for browsing and sales to the public, and is a popular event known for being the place in Kitimat to support local artisans. As a visitor, you will have a variety of crafts to consider. In previous years the Museum has featured a variety of handcrafted items; including original art, quilted items and table runners, jewelry, woven scarves, furniture, soap and bath salts, creams, home décor items, cards, knitted wearables and stained glass.

Thank you to the participating vendors of our 2023 Artisan Christmas Gift Store. And local this Christmas.

2023 Vendors

Adrian Tryssensaar: stained glass
A M Cullen Artwork: original art, block prints, cards
Beyond Grateful: gift baskets
Bhappy Knitting: knitting
Charlotte Philtjens Art: items featuring original art
Clay by Courtney: pottery
Cocooncabs: jewelry
Creations by Heather: décor
Creekside Esthetics: soaps, candles, small packaged gifts
Designs by Love Lucy:  candles, cards
Donna Rinquinha: home décor items
Essie's Chalk Corner: wood décor
Green Bee Natural Body Products and Pottery: pottery, soaps
Handmade by Debora Pacheco, crocheted items
Janice Reinert: quilted items
Joanne Havery: gift baskets
Josée Anne Beaupré
Joyce McLeod : Art
Judy Scott: Art
Kathy Ouwehand: wood décor, photography prints
Kitimat Stamping Roots: handmade cards
Laura Pick: ceramic ornaments
Made on Charles: knitting, quilted items
Maggie Hauki: quilted items
Maria Torres: crochet ornaments
Muddy Marsh, Pottery by Marg: pottery
Mistic Clay & Kreations: ceramics
Missy Loo Bags: handmade bags, totes
November Knits Canada: knitting
Ruff by Design: décor and jewelry
Shirley Calder
Sonia Sarell: wall décor, dreamcatchers
Soulweaver:  knits and fibre arts
TRG Trinkets: pottery
Trash Panda Crafts: handmade journals. birdfeeders
wee lil’ birdie designs: fabric garlands
Wild North Kids
An image of a poster with red berries and spruce boughs on a wood surface. Layered on top is white text with details on an open house for a Christmas Gift Store in Kitimat


November 24 to December 9

Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays: Noon to 4 p.m.


December 11 to 22
Mon to Fri: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

December, 16, 17 and 23
Saturday, Dec. 16: Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec.17:  Noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 23: Noon to 4 p.m.

Reopening, Wednesday, January 3 at 10 a.m.

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