About the Museum Shoppe


Gifts that Elevate the Everyday

At the Balloon Museum Shoppe, you’ll find balloon inspired classics of yesterday and today. You’ll find traditional to very inspired items, including items created exclusively for the Balloon Museum Shoppe.


Proceeds from your purchases are used by the Foundation to support education programs and exhibits at the Museum.

Explore the NM Artist Series, exclusively at the Balloon Museum Shoppe

Esteemed local artists partner with Museum Foundation to celebrate the Balloon Museum’s 15th anniversary and the unique relationship ballooning has with NM culture, including inspiring artists. Each artist created an original fine art piece featuring hot air balloons to be exhibited in the Balloon Museum.


Collectible Balloon Art Mugs and prints of the artists’ work are exclusively available in the Balloon Museum Shoppe.

Meet the Artists

Amy Baca Lopez

Amy trekked the Camino de Santiago in Northwestern Spain in 2009, and came back an artist. Based out of Albuquerque, NM, her North Valley studio is an old barn with outdoor decks facing the bosque trails. Amy’s bright and joyful art draws inspiration from natural light, fresh air and the idea that positive thoughts turn into positive things.

Gloria Grace Blinn

Gloria Grace Blinn is a self taught artist with a studio in the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, NM. An award-winning artist, Gloria is passionate about painting en plein air. Timeless and classical, Gloria’s art creates a nostalgia for today’s beautiful and quiet moments.

Zahra Marwan

Zahra grew up in two deserts which vary drastically yet have many similarities. Kuwait is close to the sea and New Mexico is close to the mountains. She studied the visual arts in France. Zahra currently lives in Albuquerque’s Barelas neighborhood and her studio is at the Harwood Art Center. Zahra’s depictions of daily life mix touches of her cultures, humor, and tender magical realism.

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