Calendar

Above: Detail from work by Tressa Sularz. Peter Lee photo.

Please note: Due to changing circumstances, please check with the gallery or organization to confirm availability and operating hours. 

Events of Interest to Basketmakers

 
17 Nov

Basketry and Art of the Great Basin

November 17, 2021 – September 30, 2022    
12:00 am
Exhibition of pieces by invited artists from the Great Basin Native Artists Collective founded by Melero-Moose, (Fallon Paiute/Modoc); the Great Basin Native Basket Weavers Association; […]
19 Nov

Weaving Baskets, Weaving Bridges

November 19, 2021 – October 31, 2022    
12:00 am
WEAVING workshops and presentations will take place from Nov. 2021 thru Oct. 2022 and include 5 weaving workshops led by Corine Pearce among other Indigenous […]
01 Mar

Twining with Soft, Natural Materials (Online/On Demand)

March 1, 2022 – March 1, 2023    
12:00 am
During this on-demand video course (accessible on any device 24/7/365), students will learn how to harvest materials like foliage, bark and vines from your local […]
13 May

This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World

May 13, 2022 – April 2, 2023    
12:00 am
The exhibition highlights the role that artists play in our world to spark essential conversations, stories of resilience, and methods of activism—showing us a more relational and […]
26 May

Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories

May 26, 2022 – December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
In Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories, visitors connect with diverse Native stories and the individuals who share them. Dive deeply into current issues, like […]
14 Jun

Interwoven at Yellowknife

June 14, 2022 – December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
Baskets and non-traditional woven creations using both natural and commercial materials, often interwoven with a tale or two as well. https://www.pwnhc.ca/item/interwoven/
02 Jul

Here, Now, and Always

After 25 years, now fully renewed and reimagined, Here, Now and Always showcases never-before seen items, state of the art technology, and the next generation’s perspectives, […]
11 Jul

Earth, Sky, and Everything In Between

July 11, 2022 – October 10, 2022    
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
An exhibit  of contemporary Native American art curated by acclaimed Pomo basket weaver and cultural educator Corine Pearce. The exhibit includes baskets, paintings, photos, digital media, […]
28 Jul

Every 1 – NBO Members Online Exhibition

July 28, 2022 – December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
Every 1 2022 – NBO presents its second biennial online exhibition of work from the membership. View the exhibition online through December 31, 2022 at […]
01 Aug

The Gullah Geechee and Their African Connections

August 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
The exhibit will showcase artifacts, paintings and Gullah baskets which are made from sweetgrass. Information at The Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center
04 Aug

Telling Stories: Call For Entry

August 4, 2022 – November 9, 2022    
12:00 am
The Glen Arbor Arts Center in Glen Arbor, Michigan, seeks entries for its 2023 exhibit “Telling Stories: Fact, Fiction, Otherwise” Visual art in 2D + […]
08 Aug

Leo and Florence Shay Collection of Wabanaki Brown Ash and Sweetgrass Baskets

Explore the Leo and Florence Shay Collection of Wabanaki brown ash and sweetgrass baskets and basketmaking tools. These extraordinary holdings, collected by Robert Anderson, a […]
17 Aug

Barbara Shapiro in "Traditions Evolve" Online Exhibition

August 17, 2022 – December 28, 2022    
12:00 am
NBO Member Barbara Shapiro is among the juried online exhibitors of this Surface Design Association exhibit. View the exhibition at Traditions Evolve
17 Aug

Form to Freedom – Weaving For Fibre Sculpture (Online)

August 17, 2022 – December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
Self-paced online workshop with multiple sessions. Carefully developed as a deep dive into working with plants, fibres, dyeing and the basketry techniques used to make […]
17 Aug

I Choose, Therefore I Am

August 17, 2022 – January 31, 2023    
12:00 am
This call is open to textile artists worldwide, both amateur and professional. Artworks in 2D and 3D fiber and textile-based materials, methods, and techniques, including […]
26 Aug

Vessels

August 26, 2022 – October 27, 2022    
12:00 am
Juried exhibition of vessels becoming a metaphor for sorting and organizing. Exhibited work interprets vessels in innovative and fresh ways, and demonstrates out-of-the-box thinking about […]
30 Aug

Ojibwe Basketry From Tweed's Permanent Collections

August 30, 2022 – December 18, 2022    
12:00 am
The exhibit and didactics are by former Tweed intern Sophie Stone who was mentored in 2021 by Karissa White Isaacs, PhD (Associate Curator, Tweed) with […]
01 Sep

Gathering Time: Pomo Art During the Pandemic

September 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023    
12:00 am
The exhibition explores how the COVID pandemic has impacted Pomo communities and, at the same time, encouraged Pomo artists to reconnect with their cultural traditions […]
01 Sep

Intellectual Beauty (Online)

September 1, 2022 – February 28, 2023    
12:00 am
An exhibition of 43 artists world-wide, reflecting on the process of evolution and transcendence. View the Exhibition at Museu Tēxtil
15 Sep

Small Expressions 2022

September 15, 2022 – October 20, 2022    
All Day
Small Expressions is an annual juried exhibition created by the Handweaver’s Guild of America, Inc. (HGA) that showcases contemporary small-scale works using fiber techniques in […]
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August 30, 2022 - December 18, 2022    
12:00 am
The exhibit and didactics are by former Tweed intern Sophie Stone who was mentored in 2021 by Karissa White Isaacs, PhD (Associate Curator, Tweed) with [...]
01 Sep
September 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023    
12:00 am
An exhibition of 43 artists world-wide, reflecting on the process of evolution and transcendence. View the Exhibition at Museu Tēxtil
01 Sep
September 1, 2022 - January 15, 2023    
12:00 am
The exhibition explores how the COVID pandemic has impacted Pomo communities and, at the same time, encouraged Pomo artists to reconnect with their cultural traditions [...]
08 Sep
September 8, 2022 - September 9, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Students learn and practice traditional weaving techniques while creating beautiful and functional harvesting baskets. Students will also learn about the cultivation and processing of this [...]
10 Sep
September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022    
12:00 am
Learn to create a round-base basket from willow. Learn to make a slath for a base, staking up, 3-rod wale, and a handle of your [...]
10 Sep
September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this two-day workshop, open to all levels, students will learn how to make a beautiful and functional willow basket. Students will learn the basics [...]
14 Sep
September 14, 2022 - September 18, 2022    
All Day
In addition to a full slate of classes, retreat activities include an attendee gallery show, a marketplace, and a keynote presentation by the year's featured [...]
15 Sep
Learn simple basketry techniques to weave a vessel for your hopes and dreams, fears, raw emotions, your favorite poem, or the names of everyone you [...]
15 Sep
September 15, 2022 - October 20, 2022    
All Day
Small Expressions is an annual juried exhibition created by the Handweaver’s Guild of America, Inc. (HGA) that showcases contemporary small-scale works using fiber techniques in [...]
17 Sep
September 17, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this workshop, students will start with a simple spoked base using rattan. Students will taper a second set of stakes to create this double [...]
20 Sep
September 20, 2022 - September 22, 2022    
12:00 am
This project is really a bag that hangs from the shoulder, attractive and convenient for many uses. Students can weave a small backpack-style or bicycle [...]
23 Sep
September 23, 2022 - September 25, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Using a multi-shaft table or floor loom, participants will be walked through the entire process of creating and beaming a 3 yard warp, weaving the [...]
23 Sep
September 23, 2022    
7:00 pm
Contemporary basket makers have pushed this familiar object in dynamic, sculptural directions, using both traditional and unorthodox materials. The results transcend the functional forms associated [...]
24 Sep
September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Create a utilitarian pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. On the first day, students weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut [...]
01 Oct
October 1, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Class attendees can expect a guided beginning coiling knotting, and twinning course, lasting about 6 hours. Information and registration at Craft in America
Events on August 30, 2022
Events on September 1, 2022
Events on September 10, 2022
10 Sep
10 Sep 22
Gloucester
Events on September 14, 2022
Events on September 15, 2022
15 Sep
15 Sep
15 Sep 22
Aiken
Events on September 17, 2022
17 Sep
17 Sep 22
Loudon
Events on September 20, 2022
20 Sep
Events on September 23, 2022
Events on September 24, 2022
24 Sep
Events on October 1, 2022
01 Oct
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Los Angeles

Arts Festival

Next Event

5th World Wicker and Weaving Festival - Poznań International Fair - Poznań , Wielkopolska - August 23, 2023 - August 27, 2023

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Auction

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Basket Making Workshops

Basket Making Workshops

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Weaving Baskets, Weaving Bridges - Middletown Art Center - Middletown, CA - November 19, 2021 - October 31, 2022

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Basketry workshops taught by National Basketry Organization members or Master Basketmakers.

Basketry Conferences

Next Event

Annual Convention of the Association of Michigan Basketmakers - The Plaza - Grand Rapids, MI - October 19, 2022 - October 23, 2022

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Basketry and fiber conferences, retreats and symposiums.

Basketry Exhibitions

Next Event

Basketry and Art of the Great Basin - Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum - Carson City, NV - November 17, 2021 - September 30, 2022

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Exhibitions featuring baskets and fiber art.
Call to Entry

Call to Entry

Next Event

Telling Stories: Call For Entry - Glen Arbor Arts Center - Glen Arbor, MI - August 4, 2022 - November 9, 2022

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Calls to entry, calls for proposals, submissions and opportunities for basketmakers and fiber artists.

Conferences

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Demo

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Demonstration held in conjunction with an exhibition of fiber arts or basketry.

Exhibits

Next Event

Basketry and Art of the Great Basin - Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum - Carson City, NV - November 17, 2021 - September 30, 2022

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Film Screening

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Gallery Talk

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Gallery talks and artist presentations held as part of exhibitions featuring basketry and basket artists.

Lectures

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Lectures, presentations and demos about basketry.

Markets

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Markets and festivals that feature basketry.
NBO Sponsored

NBO Sponsored

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Events sponsored by the National Basketry Organization, Inc. May include events such as conferences, exhibitions, workshops, lectures and receptions.

Online Basketry Exhibitions

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Every 1 - NBO Members Online Exhibition - - , - July 28, 2022 - December 31, 2022

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