The Carlos Museum Bookshop

New in the Bookshop, For a Limited Time: The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio
In conjunction with the exhibition of The First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, the Museum Bookshop will stock a wide variety of books and gifts celebrating the Bard. Click here to see a small selection of books and gifts that are available for mail order, and visit the Bookshop during the exhibition to see our large selection of uniquely curated Shakespeareana!  Or contact the Museum Bookshop at 404.727.2374 to order specific items by phone.

Annual Two-Day Holiday Sale
Friday December 9 from 10am to 4pm
Saturday December 10 from 10am to 5pm

It's that time again: the big holiday sale at the Carlos Museum Bookshop, with everything discounted 20% for two days only. 

The Bookshop is filled with unique books on art, history, world cultures, religion, folktales, and more, for both adults and kids, and also features a quirky selection of jewelry, ancient statuary, 2017 art wall calendars, world music, notecards and holiday cards, and educational gifts. As always, the discount will also apply to our expanded selection of sale and bargain books in front of the bookshop for even greater savings. Don't miss our largest sale of the season!

Note: Discounts do not combine. 20% maximum discount during the sale.

A SHRINE FOR TIBET companion catalogue
The companion catalogue to the Carlos Museum exhibition is also the catalogue to the full collection of the Alice S. Kandell Collection, which was assembled with the purpose of creating an authentic Tibetan Buddhist shrine room complete with ritual arrangements and equipment according to the practice of Tibetan and Mongolian lamas of the highest level.  Contact the Museum Bookshop at 404.727.2374 to order a copy by phone.

Hours of operation alert:  The new permanent hours for the bookshop are Tuesday through Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 11am to 5pm, and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Please NOTE that during the summer, student staffing shortages may result in the store being closed for part or all of some days. On Tuesday May 31 and Tuesday June 7, the Bookshop will open at 12:15pm. Contact the bookshop at 404.727.0509 or the museum front desk at 404.727.2163 for more information.  FREE PARKING ON WEEKENDS at the Fishburne and Oxford Road parking decks.

The Carlos Museum Bookshop stocks hundreds of titles on art, archaeology, history, and mythology for both adults and children, with an emphasis on the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Because our stock changes so frequently, online shopping is currently not an option, so please visit us to enjoy our inventively curated selection of books. For general information, call 404-727-0509 or email