Showpack ("Show Kits") for art shows and gallery bins
Welcome to Showpack Central! The mat, back and clear, resealable bag combination is now a staple of the art world. Perfect for transportation and protection of matted art and perfect for gallery display bins. We have one of the largest offerings if not the largest offering of Show Kits in the industry. We offer the Show Kits in all of our in-stock mat variations. Click on image to see size and color choices.
SHOWPACKS...Archival Cotton Picture Mats\Archival Cotton Foam Core\Archival Clear Bags
PRESERVATION, Archival Cotton, 4 Ply
Our best-selling 4-Ply archival cotton rag mats, archival backing and archival resealable clear bags combined to make a show kit. Buffered mats have 1/8" archival foam core backs. Unbuffered, Photo Rag, have 4 ply Photo Rag backs for a consistent unbuffered environment. All museum grade material. Choice of White or Super White color. Mat window is centered so show kit can be used for horizontal (landscape) or vertical (portrait) images. Use at outdoor art shows, gallery bins or simply combined with your art for a decades fresh gift. 1 click away!
SHOWPACKS...Archival Cotton\Archival Cotton Foam Core\Archival Clear Bags
PRESERVATION, Archival Cotton, 8 Ply
Get the Best of the Best in one simple click. 8-ply archival cotton picture mat, archival back and crystal clear, resealable bag. Buffered mats have 1/8" archival foam core backs. Unbuffered, Photo Rag, have 4 ply Photo Rag backs for a consistent unbuffered environment. Mat window is centered so it can be used as a horizontal or vertical picture image. These archival cotton mats use museum grade matboard used to frame fine art from around the world for centuries. Cotton mats are the highest quality mats in the mat and frame industry. Choice of White and Super White color. Approximately .120 of an inch thick (8 ply). Great for art shows, art bins and simply as a gift.
SHOWPACKS...Archival White Core Picture Mats\Archival Foam Core\Archival Clear Bags
CONSERVATION, Archival White Core, 4 Ply
One click to get it all: 4 ply white conservation picture mats, 1/8" white conservation foam core plus archival clear bags in a show kit. Our 4 ply conservation mats are archival paper mats created to emulate archival cotton mats. Choice of four great colors: Gallery White, White, Black and our new Grey Mist. Mat windows are centered so they can be used horizonally or vertically..
SHOWPACKS...8 Ply Archival White Core\Archival Foam Core\Archival Clear Bags
CONSERVATION, Archival White Core, 8 Ply
Conservation mat with centered window so it can be used as a horizontal picture mat or a vertical mat. They are the finest alpha-cellulose mats in the industry. The mat board has been treated with calcium carbonate to retard acidification. Twice the thickness of standard mats.. They come in White, Gallery White and Black.
SHOWPACKS...4 Ply Archival Black Core\Archival Foam Core\Archival Clear Bags
CONSERVATION, Archival Black Core, 4 Ply
A great Showpack 4 Ply Black Core with 1/8" White Archival Foam Core and Archival Clear Bags. Combine the contrast of black core bevels with White, Gallery White or create a Black on Black monochromatic look.. A mat, a back and a bag kit ready for your next show or presentation. Mats openings are centered so they can be used with horizontal and vertical images unless noted..
SHOWPACKS...Tru-White ™ Core Picture Mat\Foam Core Back\Clear Bag
STANDARD, Tru-White™ Core, Acid-Free, Lignin Free, 4 Ply
One "add to cart" gives you our best selling standard Tru-White™ core picture mat (.050-055 of an inch, 4 ply). 1/8" white acid free foam core back and super clear, resealable bag. So simple!. Mat window is centered so show kit can be used with horizontal (landscape) or vertical (portrait) images. This is our best selling Showpack because the mat is so crisp and clean and, unlike so called economy mats, is both acid free and lignin free. Your customers will see quality and value. Available in White White and Black.
STANDARD, Tru-White™ Core, Acid-Free, Lignin-Free, 7 Ply
Just added to our popular Tru-White™ core line. 7 ply, .095 thick mat versus standard .050. Tru-White™ mats are not only acid free, they are lignin free (the property that produces acid and is still present in economy mats). Avilable in White White and Black. Mat window is centered so it can be used with portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) images. Mat is combined with 1/8" white foam core and clear as glass, resealable bag. This is a show kit that will attract customes to your presentation because of its clean appearance and huge window bevel. Try this profit maker at your next show.
SHOWPACKS...Black Core Picture Mat\Acid Free Foam Core\Clear Bags
STANDARD, Black Core, Acid-Free, 4 Ply
Add drama and contrast to your images with our 4 ply Black Core standard mat, 1/8" white foam core back and clear, resealable bag in a 1 click show kit. Surface papers are heavy so black core does not show through mat color. Black core is clean and defect free. Mat windows are centered so they can be used with vertical (portrait) or horizontal (landscape) images. Available in Bright White and Black face color.
SHOWPACKS...Economy White Core\Backing\Clear Bag
ECONOMY, White Core, Acid-Neutral, 4 Ply
Fast becoming the new standard for shows, white core! Inexpensive 4 ply, economy white core picture mat in Paper White, Off White and Black, inexpensive back and reclosable, clear bag in a show kit package. Your choice of foam core backing or mat board backer. Mat window is centered and can be used with horizontal or vertical art work. Economy mats (often sold as standard mats) are slightly thinner, .045, 100% recycled materials and use less expensive dyes for the face color.
SHOWPACKS...Economy Black Core\Backing\Clear Bag
ECONOMY, Black Core, Acid-Neutral, 4 Ply
You do not have to give up drama and contrast because you have a tight budget. Our economy Showpacks provide 1 click show kits. Each kit has economy black core mat available in Paper White, Off White and Black, your choice of economy foam core or matboard backer and resealable, clear bag. Mat window is centered for use with either landscape or portrait images. Economy mats are slightly thinner, .045, have thinner face papers and are made of 100% recycled materials. They are "acid neutral" mats.
SHOWPACKS...Economy Cream Core\Backing\Clear Bag
ECONOMY, Cream Core, Acid-Neutral, 4 Ply
Although white core mats are now the standard in most commercial work, sometimes you just need a temporary and inexpensive mat. Economy mats are "acid neutral" and are slightly thinner, .045, than standard mats They are buffered with calcium carbonate. This showkit offers a basic economy, 4 ply, cream core mat, economy mat board backer and minimal cost clear, resealable bag. The objective of this showkit is an inexpensive package for maximum volume. Show kit is made up of one cream core mat with centered window, matboard backer and clear, resealable bag. Economy mats are acid-neutral mats, are slightly thinner (.045) and use 100% recycled material.
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