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 Aug
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
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 + [...]
04 Aug
August 4, 2022 - August 7, 2022    
All Day
The Missouri Basketweavers Guild will hold their 31st Annual Convention with workshops, exhibits, and a silent auction. Information at Missouri Basketweavers Guild
04 Aug
August 4, 2022 - August 22, 2022    
12:00 am
NBO member Cathryn Peters' antler basket sculpture, "Winter's Hidden Antler Gift" was one of 24 selected works by Juror Ann Klefstad for Art on the [...]
08 Aug
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 [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022 - August 12, 2022    
12:00 am
There is much technique to be learned in this process, from basic beginning structures to chase weave and twining, design and finish. We begin by [...]
10 Aug
August 10, 2022 - August 14, 2022    
12:00 am
Explore the processes for gathering and using a variety of natural materials such as willow, bark, iris and daylily leaves, roots, vines and sticks, that [...]
14 Aug
Explore forming a willow bark base, twining, simple weave to a shapely contour. Become familiar with border options and finish techniques. Students ages 14 and [...]
15 Aug
August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022    
12:00 am
Create biomorphic and geometric sculptural constructions out of metal mesh. Explore the world of flame painting by using a propane and butane torch to “paint” [...]
17 Aug
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
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 [...]
17 Aug
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
19 Aug
August 19, 2022 - September 15, 2022    
12:00 am
Call for artworks that explore ideas of predicting, reshaping, and re-predicting — works that offer a glimpse of possible futures, reexamine historical narratives, shed light [...]
19 Aug
August 19, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn to weave a large Williamsburg Style white oak basket. Students will weave a basket over a mold, which is provided for use in the [...]
20 Aug
August 20, 2022    
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Materials will come from White Oak trees selected, cut and prepared by instructor. Students will weave a basket over a mold, which is provided for [...]
26 Aug
August 26, 2022 - August 30, 2022    
12:00 am
Explore the possibilities of woven wire for sculpture. Using variations on traditional wire basketry techniques, participants will learn multiple weaving techniques to make everything from [...]
26 Aug
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 [...]
27 Aug
August 27, 2022 - August 29, 2022    
12:00 am
Learn ways to use basketry techniques to manipulate wire and create both flat and three-dimensional forms. A multitude of samples will be generated by each [...]
30 Aug
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 [...]
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Grand Marais
10 Aug
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Grand Marais
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Mountain View
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Mountain View
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Glen Arbor
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Farmington
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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

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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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