If you’re figuring out what to give the people on your holiday list, there are fun gifts and experiences available through Duke.
Share the fun of the Nasher Museum of Art, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the Duke Lemur Center and check out some Duke-themed treasures at Duke University Stores’ campus locations and through the Duke eStore.
Through Dec. 19, Duke staff, faculty and students can take advantage of a 25 percent discount on clothing and gifts from The University Store in the Bryan Center, the Duke Team Store across from Cameron Indoor Stadium, and the Medical Center Store in Duke Clinic.
Here are some fun Duke gift ideas.
AN ANNUAL TRADITION
Each year, Duke University stores commissions a series of hand-painted glass ornaments featuring beloved parts of campus. The 2022 edition shows Clocktower Quad lit by luminaries. Ornaments from previous years showing Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke University Chapel, Duke Gardens and more are also available.
The vintage look of Hillflint sweaters have made them a popular product for Duke University Stores. Combining Duke’s gothic lettering and clean stripes with soft cotton and acrylic knit, these sweaters will delight any serious Duke fan.
GET READY FOR 2023
Featuring stunning views of campus and images depicting student life, the 2023 "This is Duke" calendar, which is available through Duke University Stores, will be a pretty addition to your home or office all year long.
TOAST THE BLUE DEVILS
Duke University Stores carries a wide array of Duke-logoed drinkware, including pub glasses, glass party cups and graceful pilsner glasses.
With simple elegance and a touch of Duke pride, these understated Fossil watches will fit just about any style. The water-resistant watches, which feature leather bands, come in styles for men and women and are available at Duke University Stores.
Help the Duke fans in your life show their Blue Devil pride with timeless T-shirts from Duke University Stores. Available in sizes for toddlers, kids and adults, and with long sleeves and a variety of colors, there’s bound to be a shirt that will delight your Blue Devils.
GIVE A GARDEN EXPERIENCE
Help a loved one grow closer to nature with a Duke Gardens gift membership. This includes access to the members-only plant sales and special events, reduced prices on educational programs and, with a family membership, discounts on summer camps. Members also receive subscriptions to Better Homes and Gardens or Martha Stewart Living magazines, discounts in the Terrace Shop, and special admissions privileges at more than 300 other gardens in North America. Plus, you’ll be helping Duke Gardens grow and thrive for all to enjoy.
FOR THE LOVE OF LEMURS
In 2020, artist and writer Rachel Hudson collaborated with the Duke Lemur Center on the “100 Days of Lemurs” project, creating a series of fun paintings of the critically endangered residents of the center. Hudson recently published a book entitled “100 Endangered Species” which features a few of Duke’s lemurs.
The book is available at the Duke Lemur Center’s gift shop. If you can’t make it there, however, there are an assortment of lemur-related shirts, ornaments and gifts available through the center’s online store. All purchases from the Duke Lemur Center help support the center’s education programs and lemur care, housing, veterinary supplies and conservation initiatives.
THE ART OF GIVING
Give a loved one an opportunity to experience one of Duke’s treasures with a membership to the Nasher Museum of Art. A gift of membership directly supports Duke’s on-campus art museum, its exhibitions and a wealth of programs focused on helping visitors engage deeply with the arts. Members receive access to special programs and events as well as discounts to the Nasher Museum Café.
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