Murakami Product FAQs

 

 

Murakami Prints In-Store Release - Saturday, August 19, 10 am CST
The MCA Store will release signed, limited-edition prints by Takashi Murakami on Saturday, August 19, at 10am CST. Please line up at the MCA Store Chicago Avenue entrance. It will include new prints and a restocking of some others. Prices range from $595 - $17,500. Purchases are limited to one per style, two prints maximum per person. In-store only, first-come, first-served. All sales final, no returns. The are on display for viewing in the store. An MCA Store online-only release of Murakami prints will take place  Saturday, August 26, 10 am CST (see details below). Follow the MCA on social media for all major Murakami product announcements.

Q: May I order prints by phone?
A: All prints will be sold in person at the stated date and time, on a first-come, first served basis. Phone orders will not be accepted for Murakami merchandise. 

Q: Will the restocked prints be sold at the same prices they were in June?
A:  No. These are limited-edition prints, so as editions sell through, prices increase.

Q: What kind of prints are these, and how large are these editions?
A: They are offset prints. Each print is an edition of 300. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist. 

Q: When will the online prints release be?
A: That will be announced in August via the MCA's social media channels.

Q: Will the same prints be offered online that are being offered in-store now?
A:  It will be a different assortment of prints. Many of the online prints will be new to the MCA Store.

Q: Will you ship the prints worldwide?
A: Prints will ship to the contiguous US only.

Q: What time should I get in line outside the store?
A: People may arrive as early as they can manage, it is likely that the line will begin to form the night before the sale as prints are available on a first come, first served basis. The area will be monitored by MCA Security.


Murakami Prints Online Store Release - Saturday, August 26, 10 am CST
The MCA Online Store will release signed, limited-edition prints by Takashi Murakami on Saturday, August 26, at 10am CST.

Q: Will the online prints be the same as those offered in-store on August 19?
A: No, the online assortment will be different.  This release will be online only.  These prints will not be offered in-store.

Q: What is the price range?
A : Prices will range from $695 - $2,895, not including shipping. 

Q: May I order prints by phone?
A: All prints in this release will be sold online only. Phone orders will not be accepted.

Q: What kind of prints are these, and how large are these editions?
A: They are offset prints. Each print is an edition of 300. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist. 

Q: Will the prints ship worldwide?
A: No, they will ship to the contiguous US only. There will be no Air shipping: choose Ground shipping at checkout. Allow up to 3 weeks for delivery. There will be shipping surcharges, as listed on the individual product pages, because these items will be insured for their full value. A signature will be required on delivery.

Q: Are there quantity limits?
A: Purchases are limited to one of each print style per customer. Quantities are limited; we reserve the right to cancel orders. All sales final, no returns.  

Follow the MCA on social media for all major Murakami product announcements. 
 

Murakami Plush
Q: Some Murakami plush items that are available in-store are not available online. Why?
A:  Whenever possible we sell these items through both channels. However, visitors attending the exhibition are the first priority, so some items are available in-store only.

Q: Will you have another Murakami online plush release?
A:  If we do, it will be announced on social media first. Follow the MCA on social media for all major Murakami product announcements.

 

Murakami Hardcover Exhibition Catalogue
The hardcover edition of Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg has been reprinted and is back in stock!  It may be purchased here online or in person at the MCA Store.

 

New, MCA Exclusive Murakami Octopus T-Shirts
Our new, MCA-exclusive Murakami Octopus T-Shirts have arrived and are available in both men's and women's sizes. They  may be purchased here online or in person at the MCA Store.