February 8, 2022 Blog

2022 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

All we need is love and we have the perfect way to catapult positive vibes into the atmosphere. Spread the love by supporting local creatives and presenting gifts of adoration, admiration, and affection to all the special people in your life with help from the Cherry Street Pier Valentine’s Day Gift Guide!

The person who can never have enough wall art…
Purchase a portrait of James Baldwin or Maya Angelou from Athena Scott’s shop on Society6.com .

Peruse Portside Art Center’s online art gallery, which features work by students, staff, and members of the Portside community. Not only is the work amazing, but 20% of the proceeds go towards Portside’s Children’s Scholarship Fund.

Maya Angelou by Athena Scott

The person who’s hard to shop for…

Give the gift of warmth and comfort with a We are the Seeds Lenapehoking sweatshirt ($35), variety of tees, hoodies, and more from the We are the  Seeds online store.

Snag a copy of I Will Carry You ($17.95) written and produced by Crow author, Colleen Farwell, which reflects on the love an Indigenous mother has for her child and how that bond continues through time.

Or gift someone near and dear with a sterling silver feather bracelet ($185) by Tchin Art. Tchin interprets tradition, culture, and history into undeniably contemporary, sophisticated, wearable art. He has been featured in Vogue, collaborated with Cartier, and received numerous national awards for his silverwork.

The person who’s loves one-0f-a-kind finds…

Pick up specialty items while supporting artists and entrepreneurs of the Cultural Arts program at SpArc Services by shopping their online Winter Market featuring handmade gifts. The Cultural Arts program helps adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities by providing access to meaningful experiences and opportunities in the arts. Gifts in the Winter Market are handcrafted by these artists, and your support directly benefits an artist with a disability in Philadelphia. 

The person who’s witty and appreciates cultural satire…
Shop vibrant, custom creations (decor, merchandise, prints) oozing with humor from Thomcat23’s online shops at TeePublic.com , Etsy.com , DesignedbyHumans.com, and Society6.com . There is a wide price range and a lot to choose from.

Custom furniture by Thomcat23


Loved what you saw? Learn more about our talented resident artists behind these amazing gift ideas.