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

 
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 […]
02 Oct

Amie Adelman: Moving Lines

October 2, 2022 – January 8, 2023    
12:00 am
NBO member Amie Adelman is exhibiting her craft on how, “The taut canvas traditionally used by painters becomes a tension device to stretch threads like […]
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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
02 Oct
Baskets are coiled together using native materials grown naturally by the marsh - sweetgrass, pine needles, bulrush, and palmetto palm. Lynette brings storied knowledge and [...]
02 Oct
October 2, 2022 - January 8, 2023    
12:00 am
NBO member Amie Adelman is exhibiting her craft on how, "The taut canvas traditionally used by painters becomes a tension device to stretch threads like [...]
02 Oct
October 2, 2022 - October 7, 2022    
12:00 am
Use naturally shed antlers to create stunning and unique artisan basketry creations. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
04 Oct
October 4, 2022 - October 6, 2022    
12:00 am
For students who are confident with the basic stake and strand form, learn two challenging willow techniques: the rectangular basket and an ’open work’ technique [...]
04 Oct
October 4, 2022 - October 6, 2022    
12:00 am
Participants will complete two baskets- one that uses woven strips of bark, and one using a sheet of bark that will be folded and stitched [...]
04 Oct
October 4, 2022    
12:00 am
This unique one-day workshop with April Stone offers students the chance to pound black ash logs in order to stock-pile raw splint material for future [...]
04 Oct
October 4, 2022 - October 6, 2022    
12:00 am
Learn the techniques behind the terms slath, twining, 3-rod wale, French randing, and border weaves. Class discussions will cover willow cultivation and harvest, traditions, and [...]
05 Oct
October 5, 2022    
12:00 am
Determining which pieces to use as uprights or weavers or lashings or rims impacts the quality of the final basket. The focus of this workshop [...]
06 Oct
October 6, 2022    
12:00 am
Using hand tools, students will split and shape fresh billets starting with a fresh black ash log. Each student will rough out one rim and [...]
08 Oct
October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022    
12:00 am
Starting with either a pliable birch bark base or an elegant agate base, work with a variation of the spiral stitch to form a basket [...]
08 Oct
October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022    
12:00 am
Learn the art of coiling a beautiful sweetgrass basket. Hands-on instruction provides students with an introduction to the traditions and skills of basket weaving, and [...]
08 Oct
October 8, 2022 - October 11, 2022    
12:00 am
From basic round stake-and-strand baskets to more complex oval forms to trays and other willow treasures, students will make a variety of items. Information and [...]
08 Oct
October 8, 2022 - October 16, 2022    
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The nearly 50 artists in the exhibition reflect diverse perspectives and experiences. Allies for Art: Work from NATO-related Countries will include art created under occupation, [...]
16 Oct
October 16, 2022 - October 21, 2022    
All Day
In this experimental workshop, learn methods for building skeletal structures with rattan, wood, wire, and found materials. Techniques will include lashing; chaotic plaiting and wire [...]
16 Oct
Be immersed in Cherokee culture and tradition working with river cane, the most traditional of the Cherokee basketry. Mary Thompson is an Arrowmont Appalachian Craft [...]
19 Oct
October 19, 2022 - October 23, 2022    
All Day
The Association of MI Basketmakers will hold  "It's Basket Time Somewhere" annual convention, with many basket classes, an exhibit room, public days, and vendors. Information [...]
23 Oct
October 23, 2022 - October 27, 2022    
12:00 am
Explore netting textile structures that reserve space for air and push the limits of your imagination. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Arts and [...]
25 Oct
This event is designed to be a time to share ideas, techniques, and stories with each other as we will all be the “designated teachers”. [...]
30 Oct
October 30, 2022 - November 4, 2022    
12:00 am
Texture and surface from hand woven fibers to sculpture and vessels. Information and registration at Arrowmont School of Crafts
03 Nov
November 3, 2022 - November 6, 2022    
12:00 am
This four-day intensive class for beginners or returning students will cover the ecology and harvest of the birch, bark preparation, methods of proper layout and [...]
04 Nov
November 4, 2022 - November 6, 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 [...]
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Los Angeles
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Clinton
02 Oct
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Gatlinburg
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06 Oct
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Grand Marais
08 Oct
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Grand Marais
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Williamsburg
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Gatlinburg
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Washington Island
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Arts Festival

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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

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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

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This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World - Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C. - May 13, 2022 - April 2, 2023

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Exhibitions featuring baskets and fiber art.
Call to Entry

Call to Entry

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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

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This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World - Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C. - May 13, 2022 - April 2, 2023

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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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