Gamble House Bookstore

Gamble House Bookstore The Gamble House Museum Bookstore and Gift Shop
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The Gamble House Bookstore, located in the original garage structure adjacent to the main house, is known for its extensive collections of books and periodicals on Greene and Greene, the Arts & Crafts movement, and guidebooks for Pasadena and Los Angeles. We also offer a unique selection of locally and US made pottery, glass, lamps, and jewelry. Visit the bookstore to purchase Gamble House tour tickets! Go to www.gamblehouse.org for more information.

Featured Item: Gamble House Custom Wine Glasses make a perfect housewarming gift for the architecture lover. Visit the l...
07/06/2016
Gamble House Wine Glasses : | Gamble House Bookstore

Featured Item: Gamble House Custom Wine Glasses make a perfect housewarming gift for the architecture lover. Visit the link below or in store to purchase. Mix and match at $14.95 each!

Gamble House Wine Glasses

Visit us on Sunday, May 15th, for Museums of the Arroyo Day! Six museums, including the Gamble House, will have FREE ADM...
05/12/2016
Gamble House Events

Visit us on Sunday, May 15th, for Museums of the Arroyo Day! Six museums, including the Gamble House, will have FREE ADMISSION from 12-5pm (last entry at 4pm) with shuttle service between museums. Click the link below for more information on MOTA Day and our Garden Restoration Project, which includes activities for kids and adults!

Gamble House Events

05/06/2016
Mother's Day

Mother's Day is only 3 days away! If you need a gift fast, visit the bookstore for scarves, jewelry, vintage purses, tiles, and much more!

04/09/2016

Visit the bookstore for 30% off books! All titles except for Gamble, Greene & Children's books are on sale for a limited time. We have a large supply of books on Art, Architecture, Landscaping, Metalwork, and much more!

Check out this sneak peak of a new Gamble House documentary coming out this year!
01/28/2016
Gamble House Documentary

Check out this sneak peak of a new Gamble House documentary coming out this year!

New Gamble House Documentary by Don Hahn

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the donation of the Gamble House to USC and the city of Pasadena. Check out this...
01/26/2016
Gamble House in Pasadena celebrates 50 years as museum

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the donation of the Gamble House to USC and the city of Pasadena. Check out this feature that aired on abc7 last week with an interview of our very own director, Ted Bosley. Visit gamblehouse.org/events for special events throughout the year in celebration of this milestone.

Pasadena's famed Gamble House celebrated a milestone as the perfectly-preserved craftsman home marked 50 years as a museum open to the public.

Need a gift idea for the Arts & Crafts enthusiast? We offer gift certificates that can be used on merchandise as well as...
12/20/2015
Gift Certificate : Featured | Gamble House Bookstore

Need a gift idea for the Arts & Crafts enthusiast? We offer gift certificates that can be used on merchandise as well as tour tickets. Follow the link below and get yours now! We'll even ship them to you or the recipient for free!

Gift Certificate

The Bookstore is now offering iron bell ornaments from Tampopo. They range in size from 1.5-2in tall and 1.5-3in long. V...
12/04/2015

The Bookstore is now offering iron bell ornaments from Tampopo. They range in size from 1.5-2in tall and 1.5-3in long. Visit us in store to purchase or order online by clicking the "Shop Now" link at the top of our page!

12/03/2015

ALL Holiday Notecards are now on sale! Take 20% off in store until supplies last--we will not be receiving any more stock, so get yours now!

Japan 1908: The Adventure of Fourteen-Year-Old Clarence James Gamble is a wonderful look into the lives of the Gamble fa...
11/01/2015
*NEW* Japan 1908: The Adventure of Fourteen-Year-Old Clarence James Gamble : Books | Gamble...

Japan 1908: The Adventure of Fourteen-Year-Old Clarence James Gamble is a wonderful look into the lives of the Gamble family and their extensive tour of Japan. Clarence's journal along with over 100 photographs of the trip document their 10 week journey and are the basis of this book. For further description and to purchase, click the link below.

*NEW* Japan 1908: The Adventure of Fourteen-Year-Old Clarence James Gamble

The Gamble House Bookstore is very excited to be offering this new book by our very own Edward Bosley (director), Anne M...
10/24/2015
Building Paradise in California

The Gamble House Bookstore is very excited to be offering this new book by our very own Edward Bosley (director), Anne Mallek (curator), and Ann Scheid (head of the Greene & Greene Archives at the Huntington Library), with contributions from Robert Winter (author) and Alexander Vertikoff (photographer).

The Gamble House: Building Paradise in California is the first publication in almost 12 years on the house, and contains newly discovered material on the Gamble family and home, as well as stunning new photography of both the exterior and interior.

For more information on this book and how to order your very own, click the link below, or call us at 626-449-4178.

The Gamble House: Building Paradise in California documents the history, craftsmanship, and enduring aesthetic impact of this renowned cultural landmark.

California Poppies $42
10/17/2015

California Poppies $42

Elizabeth Cohen
10/17/2015

Elizabeth Cohen

Please visit/call the bookstore for information on these items. They are not available on our website as we only carry o...
10/17/2015

Please visit/call the bookstore for information on these items. They are not available on our website as we only carry one of each.

Beautiful lamps from various vendors available now in our bookstore! This is everything we have in stock, so they are no...
10/17/2015

Beautiful lamps from various vendors available now in our bookstore! This is everything we have in stock, so they are not available for purchase online. To order, please give us a call or visit the bookstore to get an up close look!

The bookstore is celebrating mothers this month by offering a 20% discount on ALL jewelry. We offer Silver Seasons, Magn...
05/07/2015

The bookstore is celebrating mothers this month by offering a 20% discount on ALL jewelry. We offer Silver Seasons, Magnolia Lane Studio, David Howell, Danforth, and Shari Dixon. Shari is new to our store; her work pictured below features jewelry with pressed flowers and leaves. Happy Mother's Day from the Gamble House Family!

Visit the bookstore to see a variety of new items delivered this week: Schlabaugh & Sons, Motawi, and Silver Seasons pic...
04/17/2015

Visit the bookstore to see a variety of new items delivered this week: Schlabaugh & Sons, Motawi, and Silver Seasons pictured below are just a small sampling. Grab a Gamble House bookmark for 10% off your entire purchase of any of these and other beautiful items in our store!

Join us for Paul R. Williams:A Gracious Legacy, at the Scottish Rite Temple in Pasadena on Saturday, April 18th at 11 a....
04/04/2015
Gamble House tours, lectures and special events

Join us for Paul R. Williams:A Gracious Legacy, at the Scottish Rite Temple in Pasadena on Saturday, April 18th at 11 a.m. This lecture will be given by Karen Hudson, Director of the Paul R. Williams Architectural Collection. For more information and tickets, click the link below!

Gamble House lectures, tours and special member events including Sidney D. Gamble lecture series and tours of architecturally significant homes.

Join us this weekend for a Paul Williams Home Tour in La Canada Flintridge. This event is on Saturday, March 28th from 1...
03/26/2015
Gamble House tours, lectures and special events

Join us this weekend for a Paul Williams Home Tour in La Canada Flintridge. This event is on Saturday, March 28th from 10am-1pm and tickets are still available! Visit the link below for more information on Paul Williams and to purchase tickets.

Gamble House lectures, tours and special member events including Sidney D. Gamble lecture series and tours of architecturally significant homes.

Join us for the Taliesin East & West Lecture by Sean Malone, CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. It will be held a...
02/18/2015
Gamble House tours, lectures and special events

Join us for the Taliesin East & West Lecture by Sean Malone, CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. It will be held at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts/Carnegie Library on Tuesday, February 24th at 7pm. For more information and tickets, click the link below.

Gamble House lectures, tours and special member events including Sidney D. Gamble lecture series and tours of architecturally significant homes.

Here is a small sampling of the beautiful glass pieces available in our store. Artists include Evan Chambers (local arti...
02/13/2015

Here is a small sampling of the beautiful glass pieces available in our store. Artists include Evan Chambers (local artist) and Lundberg Studios in Northern California. These are one-of-a-kind pieces available in store or by telephone. $50-$600

These gorgeous scarves from the Metropolitan Museum of Art are available in the bookstore! Please visit or call to purch...
02/13/2015

These gorgeous scarves from the Metropolitan Museum of Art are available in the bookstore! Please visit or call to purchase; prices range from $60-$75.

Vintage Leather Purses currently available at the bookstore. These 1905-1920's era purses were very lightly refurbished ...
02/13/2015

Vintage Leather Purses currently available at the bookstore. These 1905-1920's era purses were very lightly refurbished to maintain their beautiful design; they sell for $250 each in the bookstore or by telephone order.

Join us for the annual Craftsman Weekend today, October 18th, and tomorrow. If you head to the Pasadena Convention Cente...
10/18/2014
Pasadena Heritage

Join us for the annual Craftsman Weekend today, October 18th, and tomorrow. If you head to the Pasadena Convention Center, don't forget to visit our booth! For tickets and more information on all the events, click the link below. Hope to see you there!

The 2014 Pasadena Heritage Craftsman Weekend will include an exceptional variety of architectural tours including walking, bus, self-guided and an all-day drive-yourself tour of unique examples of Pasadena's extraordinary Craftsman-era homes. The Craftsman Exposition features exhibitors of period fu…

08/22/2014
2012-2013 Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series: Gamble House Special Events

FoGH MEMBERS ONLY EVENT: Greene & Greene Home Tour of the Earl C. Anthony House on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. To become a member and for information on reservations for this event, visit the link below.

Designed in 1909 for Earl C. Anthony, a Packard automobile dealer and radio station owner. The house plan is L-shaped and designed for an urban lot like the Thorsen house in Berkeley, but with spaces to better suit a Southern California lifestyle. The exterior has split-shake cladded open porches an…

Join us for the Colorado Street Bridge Party tomorrow, July 12th from 6:00 -11:30 pm. There will be live music and danci...
07/11/2014
Pasadena Heritage

Join us for the Colorado Street Bridge Party tomorrow, July 12th from 6:00 -11:30 pm. There will be live music and dancing, children's activities, an array of food and beverages, and a rare car display! For more information and for advance discounted tickets, visit the link below.

Pasadena’s biggest block party featuring a night of music, dancing, vintage cars, children’s activities, beverages and food

Join us today for Museums of the Arroyo Day! Six museums including the Gamble House are open for free with last admissio...
05/18/2014
The Museums of the Arroyo

Join us today for Museums of the Arroyo Day! Six museums including the Gamble House are open for free with last admission at 4pm, closing at 5pm. Click the link for more information on which museums are open and for shuttle information.

Join us for the 25th anniversary of Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 18, 2014, where six museums located in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors — free of charge — from noon to 5 p.m. Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and history of…

Tickets for the 2013-14 Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series are still available. Dates are as follows: Hearst Ranch Lecture:...
02/02/2014
The Gamble House - Historic Home & Walking Tour, What to do in Pasadena, CA

Tickets for the 2013-14 Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series are still available. Dates are as follows: Hearst Ranch Lecture: Feb. 11, Storybook Style Lecture: March 25, Esther McCoy Lecture: April 29, and Esther McCoy Tour: May 3. Visit the link below to find out more and purchase tickets. We hope to see you there!

The Gamble House in Pasadena, California, is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for Davi

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Colorado Street Bridge, the bookstore is pleased to be carrying The Colorado...
12/27/2013

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Colorado Street Bridge, the bookstore is pleased to be carrying The Colorado Street Bridge: Restoration Project Photographs 1991-1993 by photographer Tavo Olmos. Please visit us in the bookstore to purchase a copy. Happy Holidays!

11/22/2013

Some new items have made their way onto our website! Holiday cards are on sale online only, and we have a beautiful porcelain ornament in the design of the front door of the Gamble House. There are many other gift items available in store and online, so don't forget to check it out. We at the bookstore appreciate your support and would like to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving and Channukkah!

Please join us for Craftsman Weekend this Friday-Sunday! You can purchase tickets for various workshops and tours by cli...
10/18/2013
Pasadena Heritage

Please join us for Craftsman Weekend this Friday-Sunday! You can purchase tickets for various workshops and tours by clicking the link below, and don't forget to visit our booth at the Craftsman Exposition at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday!

Ann Chaves is well known in the Arts & Crafts community as a textile curator, collector and teacher. She will once again lead a class on Arts & Crafts embroidery for both beginners and experienced embroiderers. The class will work on a project with Ann who will provide each participant with a kit, w...

We are now offering these and other beautiful pieces by Elizabeth Cohen in our bookstore. We cannot offer them online as...
09/07/2013

We are now offering these and other beautiful pieces by Elizabeth Cohen in our bookstore. We cannot offer them online as they are one of a kind pieces, so please visit or call to purchase.

These beautiful terra-cotta clay tiles would make a great addition to your home as well as make a great gift! Available ...
09/07/2013

These beautiful terra-cotta clay tiles would make a great addition to your home as well as make a great gift! Available in store and select items online, please call or visit for more information. 6x6in.; Welcome 6X11.25in.

These new and exclusive items are now available in the bookstore! Two beautifully designed padfolios with images of the ...
08/17/2013

These new and exclusive items are now available in the bookstore! Two beautifully designed padfolios with images of the Gamble House and a laser engraved Gamble House Pen in "Greene". To purchase, visit the bookstore or order online at store.gamblehouse.org.

In memoriam: Randell Makinson
08/16/2013
In memoriam: Randell Makinson, 81 | USC News

In memoriam: Randell Makinson

In memoriam: Randell Makinson, 81By Allison EngelRandell Makinson ’56, for decades the acknowledged expert on the work of architects Charles and Henry Greene, died of cancer on Aug. 13 in Pasadena, Calif. He was 81.Makinson, who graduated from the USC School of Architecture, returned to the universi...

From August 1st through the 18th, our docents will be conducting "Upstairs Downstairs" tours of the Gamble House. Some o...
07/27/2013
Greene Brothers Architecture - See Historic Gamble House in Pasadena - Los Angeles (CA)

From August 1st through the 18th, our docents will be conducting "Upstairs Downstairs" tours of the Gamble House. Some of the areas featured on this tour have never been open to the public before, and we are excited to be offering this tour for a limited time. Please book your tickets on www.zerve.com/GambleHouse/Upstairs as this will be the best guarantee that you can experience this exclusive tour. Tickets will also be available at the bookstore, day-of only, on a first come, first served basis.

Don't miss out on this limited-time-only tour of Servant's hall and rooms, available for the first time in Gamble House's history! (The Gamble House)

Now available in the bookstore: In the Greene & Greene Style--a great how-to for any woodworker wanting to create those ...
07/27/2013

Now available in the bookstore: In the Greene & Greene Style--a great how-to for any woodworker wanting to create those details the Greene brothers were known for. You can purchase this book in store or on www.gamblehouse.org/bookstore/ for $24.95.

2014 Calendars are available in the bookstore! Some of our selection include: Wright, Harper, Klimt, Rice, and Motawi. A...
07/11/2013

2014 Calendars are available in the bookstore! Some of our selection include: Wright, Harper, Klimt, Rice, and Motawi. A few exclusive items will also be available shortly on our online store: The Gamble House Calendar, Gamble House Coasters, pins and pendants, and crane bookmarks imaged below.

05/17/2013

Join us on Sunday, May 19th for the 24th anniversary of the Museums of the Arroyo Day. Five museums in the LA/Pasadena area, including the Gamble House, will open their doors for free from noon to 5:00 (the last tour will be held at 4:00 for the Gamble House). We hope to see you there!

05/03/2013

Pasadena Heritage Presents: "Pasadena 1940 Forward"

A lecture will be held on May 16th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with architectural historians: Alan Hess, Barbara Lamprecht, and Daniel Paul, at the 1975 Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $18 for members, and $20 for nonmembers.

A tour of 6 modern-era homes will be held on May 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The homes included in this tour are Lawrence Test's own home, the 1983 Hamlin House, 1954 Norton House, Ted Tyler House, Dorland House, and Harold Zook's own 1951 home where Mr. Zook will be present. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers.

Visit www.pasadenaheritage.org to purchase tickets or for more information.
*Tickets purchased by May 3rd will be discounted.*

Address

4 Westmoreland Pl
Pasadena, CA
91103

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 14:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(626) 449-4178

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