Canastromania: Or How Basket Fever Transformed American Basketry from 1890 to 1940

Kristin Schwain, co-curator of “Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America” presents a lecture and slideshow, “Canastromania: Or How Basket Fever Transformed American Basketry from 1890 to 1940.” The event took place at the Whatcomb Museum in Bellingham, Washington,… Read More

Lissa-Jane de Sailles

  Lissa is an Australian fiber artist residing on the South Coast of New South Wales where she teaches and exhibits her work regularly. My inspiration comes from the patterns and repetitive cycles of the natural world. Initially… Read More

A Story of Selling: Bilum in the Marketplace

The story of bilum begins in the remote villages where they are weaved in small communities.

A Measure of the Earth: The Cole Ware Basket Collection

A short film by Billy Ray Sims. Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

11 Plant Materials You Can Use to Make a Hat

Enjoy this collection of Asian hats donated by Barbara Park.

How to Add Your Events to the NBO Calendar

Here is a resource to guide you through the process of adding your event to the NBO calendar. There is no charge for this service, and you can at listings at any time. We encourage you to post… Read More