Become a Member


When you join NBO, you join a lively community of people who care about the past, the present and the future of basketry in America. We invite you to watch the video for more information about membership… and we invite you to join with us.

Shown Above: “The Journey” by NBO member Danielle Bodine

Find Out More About NBO Membership


Renew Your Membership!

Your renewal date is now printed on the mailing label of the Quarterly Review. If you have questions about your membership, please email NBO at or leave a message at our office number given below. You will always receive an email notification when your membership is about to expire. We will take care of recording your renewal to begin at the end of your current membership. When you renew please consider stepping up to a higher level of support. And thank you for being an NBO member.

All individuals, guilds, businesses, etc., can join at ANY level and receive the benefits associated with that level. In the case of groups with more than one member, the benefits of attending the conference, as well as rates and opportunities for entering into any exhibits, is limited to one representative from the group for each of these areas. You can process your new or your membership renewal online or by mail or phone. Just follow the guides for new memberships below.

Individual memberships may include up to two people living at the same address,  but only one copy of the Quarterly Review magazine and one conference-eligible registration. Please include a mailing surcharge of $10 for Canadian members and $20 for all other international members.

Friend Membership
  • Subscription to Over/Under E-news
  • Early registration for NBO Conference
  • Member rate for entry to “Basketry Now” exhibit
  • Eligibility to enter “More Basketry” exhibit
  • Eligibility to enter the “Members in Print” exhibit
  • Your workshop and event listings on the NBO website calendar
  • NoteFriend level membership does not include receiving the NBO magazine

One Year Friend  $35

Basic Membership
  • All benefits of Friend level plus
  • Annual subscription to the NBO magaziner
  • Eligible to submit to NBO juried exhibitions
  • Your workshop and event listings on the NBO website calendar

One Year Basic $65 // Two Years Basic $125

Enhanced Membership

Includes Teachers and Professional Artists, Museums, Nonprofits and Businesses

  • All the benefits of Basic membership plus
  • Listing and link on the NBO website
  • “Featured Member Friday” eligibility on NBO Facebook and other social media
  • Your workshop and event listings on the NBOwebsite calendar

One Year Enhanced $90 // Two Years Enhanced $175

Advocate Membership
  • All of the benefits of Enhanced membership plus
  • Annual recognition our e-newsletter
  • A recent NBO exhibition catalog

Various Levels Available: $250 and above

Join Online

Click here to be directed to our domestic online membership store.

International Memberships – available at any of the above levels, with a $10 mailing surcharge for Canada and a $20 mailing surcharge for all other international memberships.  (Does not apply to Introductory level.)

This must be paid through PayPal – contact to indicate your membership preferences.

Join by Mail

Click here to download a printable form. Please send this form and a check (made out to NBO) to:
National Basketry Organization, Inc.
PO Box 1524
Gloucester MA 01930-1524 USA

Join by Phone

Call 617.863.0366.  Please leave a message and we will return your call.

Already a member but need to update your address or information? Send us a note here.