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1000Museums.com Announces the ART CARD, Ideal for Holiday Shoppers, Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Available at Costco.com, Redeem for Special Offers on Stunning Archival Print Collection of More Than 4,000 Museum-Curator-Approved Works (Many Previously Unavailable) From the World's Greatest Museums (December 14, 2011)

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- This holiday season, wouldn't it be great to walk into a museum like the Louvre, pick out a few great works and pass them out as gifts (or keep a few for yourself)? With the ART CARD, available now from Costco.com and 1000Museums.com it'll feel just like shopping at a museum when browsing the stunning new Archival Print Collection from 1000Museums.com with more than 4,000 museum-curator-approved works from the world's greatest museums and collections such as the Guggenheim, Phillips Collection, Musée d'Orsay and many more.

The Archival Print Collection from 1000Museums.com are not posters but super high-quality art reproductions; once framed and matted, many would be hard-pressed to tell the difference from the original. Each print has a color permanence rating of greater than 100 years, and is published on an acid free 300gsm archival cotton rag paper that yields a slight watercolor texture and bright white tone, making them ideal gifts for home, office or for corporate décor.

"At 1000Museums, our goal is to make the greatest works of art not only accessible but as visually stunning as possible for our customers. Every item at 1000Museums.com is a digital reproduction sourced from the original artwork hanging in the museum, and all our reproductions are approved by the museum curators to ensure that colors match the original works. Essentially, there is no way to get a more accurate and representative reproduction of the original art," said 1000Museums.com founder Kirsten Söderlind.

The ART CARD can be purchased through December 31st at Costco.com or at 1000Museums.com. As part of the holiday promotion, shoppers can purchase two $50 ART CARDS for $79.99; or cards can be redeemed for discounts on custom frame and matted prints in different sizes:


  • One 16"x20" framed and matted print for $129.99
  • One 22"x28" framed and matted print for $189.99
  • One 32"x40" framed and matted print for $299.99

Shopping with the ART CARD at 1000Museums.com is easy: browse by style, subject, or period; by artist, collection or museum; or see our Best Sellers or What's Hot lists. Then customize a mat design and choose from a large selection of Traditional and Contemporary styled frames with multiple finish options. All items can be previewed before final purchase.

For museums interested in getting content online, 1000Museums.com offers a comprehensive program including museum-in store marketing, kiosks, promotions, etc.

"For our museum partners we bring a range of their content online, from iconic images to works that may not have been showcased in public recently. This is a great solution for museums and collections looking to bring on new sources of revenue. 1000Musuems gives back a portion of every sale to support the arts and our partner museums," continued Söderlind.

About 1000Museums.com
1000Museums.com
is the premier provider of archival reproductions of museum-curator-approved art works from the world's greatest museums and collections including the Guggenheim, Phillips Collection, Musée d'Orsay, National Gallery of Art, the Louvre, the Van Gogh Museum, and many more. A visit to 1000Museums.com opens the door to thousands of artworks in styles ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary, Abstract to Impressionism. Browse by style, period or collection or by artist or museum; or check out Best Sellers or What's Hot, then customize a mat design and choose from one of our high-quality Italian frames. All reproductions are approved by the museum curators to ensure that colors match the original works, and a portion of every sale goes to support the arts and our partner museums. For more information and to view the company's full catalog of available art work for purchase please visit www.1000museums.com.

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