Updated: Apr 15
With the weather cooling down, not much sounds cozier (and safer) than curling up with a good book, a vinyl spinning on the phonograph, and a warm drink in hand. Bisbee has multiple options for you to shop local, support small businesses, and find the perfect gift! This is a list of gifts for the intellectuals and music lovers in your life. The ones who would prefer to stay in with a book, record, or journal even before they were required to do so.
Bisbee Books and Music offers a wide selection of books from top sellers to local authors. You can find Bisbee history or Bisbee-inspired children and coloring books. Get a book shipped to you, gift an ebook, or surprise someone with a gift card to choose their own. You can also find a wide collection of vinyl and musical instruments for the music lovers on your list. There are endless ways to show support to this independent bookstore this year!
Have a history buff on your gift list? Visit Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum for a collection of books on Bisbee's history as well as history of the wild west. Learn about what life used to be like for the miners and others that came to strike it rich back in the day. They have a nice assortment of options to learn more about our special town and other great gift items, so give them a call at (520) 432-7071 to make an appointment to shop.
Is your intellectual an art enthusiast? If so, then Artemizia Gallery is the spot for you to shop. A contemporary art gallery that champions diversity in gender, ethnicity, and worldview; Artemizia Gallery offers a vast collection of books on artists like Warhol, Banksy, Annie Leibovitz, and plenty others that you can browse for yourself!
Looking for more vinyl? Miners and Merchants Antique Center has tons of antique collectibles and a wide variety of vinyl records. You'll have to do some in-store browsing to find a great listen for someone on your gift list. Another spot in town, Shapeshifter Gallery; which recently opened in Bisbee's Lyric Plaza; carries records, art, incense, and more.