Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Above: detail from “Willow Bark Tray 1” by Katherine Lewis. Photo by Steve Lospalluto.

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

July 16 – November 26, 2019
The Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

The Kentucky Museum will be hosting an international show, Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, from July 16-November 26, 2019. The National Basketry Organization has assembled this show of contemporary and traditional basketry with artists employing a variety of both common and uncommon techniques in a wide array of materials. Juror Heather Lineberry selected 84 works of art by 55 artists, including those from the Netherlands, the UK, New Zealand, and Canada.

“Heart of Steel” by David Chambers

This exhibit celebrates the National Basketry Organization’s 20th year and opens during their biennial basketry conference on the grounds of Western Kentucky University. Opening reception on July 16th from 5 to 6PM.

Information and exhibition hours at The Kentucky Museum

For the first time in the ten-year history of this event, work in the exhibition is being made available for purchase exclusively online. Purchased work will not be available until the close on the exhibition.  IMPORTANT: Both the artist and buyer will be given mutual contact information at the time of sale. Once the exhibition at the Kentucky Museum closes in December, the work will be returned to the artist. At that time, the buyer and artist will be responsible to contact each other and the buyer will provide a shipping address and payment for shipping. Visit Basketry Now online to learn more!