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 empathetic world. It centers more expansive definitions and acknowledgments of often-overlooked histories and contributions of women, people of color, and other marginalized communities. Information at Smithsonian Renwick Gallery 

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 threats to Native land and the rights of tribal nations to govern themselves. Information at Field Museum

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. Information at Interwoven at Yellowknife

Here, Now, and Always

July 2, 2022 – July 9, 2026 @ 12:00 am – 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, illustrating the ways in which the past informs the future, and further positioning MIAC as a world-renowned resource for understanding Native lives, arts, and cultures today. Information at Museum of […]

Creative Splendor: Japanese Bamboo Baskets from the Thoma Collection

July 15, 2022 – January 2, 2024 @ 12:00 am – A series of three installations of approximately fifteen baskets each that will survey the outstanding accomplishments of Japanese basket makers active since the nineteenth century to the present day from three regions of Japan. Information at San Antonio Museum of Art

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 Every 1 2022 

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

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

August 8, 2022 – December 31, 2022 @ 12:00 am – 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 Penobscot tribal member, documents basketmaking from the 1800s to the present. Information at Merritt Gallery

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 sculptural objects and woven lighting unique and original. Information and registration at Form to Freedom

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 rug hooking, tufting, punch needle, woven, quilted, embroidery, and knit, are eligible. Work must be pro-women and created after November 9, 2016. Collaborations are accepted. Work that depicts graphic violence […]

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