Founded in 2016, Pin Museum is owned and operated by art school sweethearts, now husband and wife in Dana Point, CA. Born out of a love for art history, and a need to give something back, our seemingly small pin company has made a big difference.
Introducing the work of our favorite and most notable works of art history in pin form has been both challenging and fulfilling. Pin Museum has a strong dedication to artists that thrive on alternative tenants, and takes pride in producing inspired pins that support the original intent of the piece. We present an accessible experience to a broad viewership beyond institutional barriers, and consistently exceed formal expectations of a traditional pin company. We have placed pins in prestigious local and international collections, and would love to help build yours.
For every pin you add to your collection we donate a dollar to Inner-City Arts, a Los Angeles based charity supporting art education for children.
Inner-City Arts, widely regarded as one of the nation's most effective arts education providers, is an oasis of learning, achievement and creativity in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. For more information about this amazing charity, visit Inner-City Arts
The Pin Museum Experience doesn't end when you receive your delivery. We implore you to research, explore and inform yourself on the pins you purchased. Go to your local art museum, enroll in an art history class, start a conversation with your barrista, your professor, or your friends.
The links we provide in our product listings are a great start and the internet is a boundless resource of information. Wear your pin proudly knowing you know the true meaning behind the original work.
Mark Twain once said, “To do good is noble. To tell others to do good is even nobler and much less trouble.” Show your love for the arts by using #pinmuseum on your social media posts, donating to a local art charity, or gifting a pin museum product to an art-loving friend.
Websites such as Charity Navigator can be helpful in finding the right cause to donate to, and of course, by purchasing any Pin Museum we donate a dollar to Inner-City Arts, a Los Angeles based charity supporting art education for children.