Buyer's Choice Awards

The Buyer’s Choice Awards recognize creativity and innovation in retail products among the exhibitors at MSA FORWARD.

MSA’s Education Advisory Group (EAG) is proud to present the 2021 Buyer’s Choice Finalists, below. This year, winners will be determined by a virtual vote by MSA members via email ballot, and the winners will be announced during the Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony at MSA FORWARD VIRTUAL 2021 on April 29.

MSA 2021 Buyer's Choice Finalists

Books & Multimedia

  • Applewood Books: Maddie and Liam at the Museum 
  • Schiffer Publishing Ltd: Birds in The Barnes Foundation
  • Flatyz Candles: Flatyz Candles

Education & Games

  • Heebie Jeebies LLC: Jet Car
  • The Unemployed Philosophers Guild: Eidos Art Matching Card Game
  • Celestial Buddies, LLC: Our Precious Planet

Custom Design

  • Kinzoku Custom: MADE WITH YOUR ART
  • Modgy: Louis C. Tiffany Field of Lilies Fashion Mask
  • Cat's Meow Village: Custom, Laura Ingalls Wilder Collection


  • The Global Artisan Inc. DBA LIKHA: Sustainable Fair Trade Coco Coir Animal Planters
  • Dunitz & Company: Frida Teardrops
  • The Product of Design: Seed Planter Box - Morse Museum Watercolors


  • Architee, LLC: Saturn V Rocket Tee
  • Popcorn Custom Products: Willie Cole's Black Art Matters Hoodie & T
  • Folkmanis, Inc.: Dragon Wristlet 


  • Christophe Poly: Architectural Earrings
  • Chick Boss: "Sound" Collection
  • KJK Jewelry: Recycled Ancient Roman Glass Necklace

Paper Products

  • Wizhead, Inc.: The Scream with Cats
  • Quilling Card: Quilled Caterpiller Greeting Card
  • Blackbird Letterpress: 3D Pure Sunshine Greenhouse Card

Finalists will also be listed in the April issue of MSA News Brief and on social media. The winners will receive additional exposure in the Fall issue of Museum Store Magazine, as well as placement on the MSA website.