Conference Camaraderie

Check out photos from the conference. Our thanks to the faculty who were wonderful and to the “students” who were so eager to learn and so happy to be together. A heartfelt thanks to all who came and helped… Read More

Snow Farm Class: Baskets: Coiled, Covered & Embellished

May 19-25, 2013 Discover the simple yet versatile beauty of stitching pine needles, round reed, and paper rope into pots, bowls and cylinders.  Enhance and embellish the baskets with varied surface design techniques and materials.  Geometric design, collage… Read More

Scholarships and Grants for the 2013 NBO Conference!

  At our conference in 2011, we had a great party, which included a very successful auction to raise money for our Scholarship Fund.  It is now time to spend that money! There are a number of scholarships… Read More

Exhibit ~ Mesilla Valley Weavers: Threads Through Time

  Threads Through Time” is a diverse exhibition that features 44 different woven works from the artists of the Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild.   With everything from items of clothing to decorative arts, the works on display will… Read More

Columbus Arts Council Fiber Arts Show

June 2013 The Columbus Arts Council Rosenzweig Art Center in downtown Columbus, Mississippi. Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists over the age of 18, in the fibers media. Artists are able to submit up to six… Read More

Birch Bark – From Forest to Basket

    Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA Lecture with Master Basketmaker Vladimir Yarish A Look at Birch Bark—From Forest to Home Thursday, May 9, 5:30PM Fee: $7 for Museum Members, $10 for nonmembers. Students registered for one of… Read More

Baskets and Surfaces with Jackie Abrams in Italy

  Sulmona, Italy Arrive 31st July 2013 Class starts 1st Aug Depart 6th August 2013 Registration Deadline is: 22nd May 2013   “There are still spaces for what is sure to be a very great week.” Explore shape, color,… Read More

Haystack Crafts School: Strong Materials, Flexible Mind

Strong Materials, Flexible Mind with Hisako Sekijima Haystack Mountain School of Crafts August 11-23 Application Deadline: April 1, 2013 Scholarships available. Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2013 and Regular (Non-Scholarship) This workshop is for those who want to… Read More

All Things Considered VII, the NBO Member Exhibit

Title: All Things Considered VII, the NBO Member Exhibit Location: Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Sandra J. Blain Galleries in Gatlinburg, Tennessee Link out: Click here Description: “Call to Entry” for All Things Considered VII, the NBO… Read More

Welcome to NBO!

The National Basketry Organization welcomes you. We invite you to explore our website…you will find information about our organization, our publications, our events and our members. This is your gateway to the lively world of American basketry! Please… Read More