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

 
01 Oct

Coiling, Knotting and Twining

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

Artisan Antler Basketry

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
02 Oct

Lynette Youson – Sweetgrass Basket Weaving

October 2, 2022 – October 7, 2022    
12:00 am
Baskets are coiled together using native materials grown naturally by the marsh – sweetgrass, pine needles, bulrush, and palmetto palm. Lynette brings storied knowledge and […]
04 Oct

Advanced Willow Basketry: Rectangles and Fitching

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

April Stone: Black Ash Basketry Sampler – From Log to Splint

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

Birch Bark Basketry – An Introduction

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

Crafting the Traditional Stake and Strand Willow Basket

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

April Stone: Black Ash Basketry Sampler – From Splint to Basket

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

Black Ash Basketry Sampler: From Log to Rim

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

Pine Needle Basketry

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

Sweetgrass Basketry

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

Willow Exploration Extravaganza

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

Allies for Art: Work from NATO-Related Countries

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

Mary W. Thompson – River Cane, Traditionally Cherokee

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 […]
16 Oct

Skins and Skeletons: New Challenges

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 […]
19 Oct

Annual Convention of the Association of Michigan Basketmakers

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

Pat Hickman – Breathing Baskets

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

Willow Connections 2022

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

Polly Jacobs Giacchina: The Woven Path of New Materials and Fiber Techniques

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

Birch Bark Boxes: Scandinavian Bark Basketry

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 […]
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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 [...]
08 Sep
September 8, 2022 - September 9, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Students learn and practice traditional weaving techniques while creating beautiful and functional harvesting baskets. Students will also learn about the cultivation and processing of this [...]
10 Sep
September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022    
12:00 am
Learn to create a round-base basket from willow. Learn to make a slath for a base, staking up, 3-rod wale, and a handle of your [...]
10 Sep
September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this two-day workshop, open to all levels, students will learn how to make a beautiful and functional willow basket. Students will learn the basics [...]
14 Sep
September 14, 2022 - September 18, 2022    
All Day
In addition to a full slate of classes, retreat activities include an attendee gallery show, a marketplace, and a keynote presentation by the year's featured [...]
15 Sep
Learn simple basketry techniques to weave a vessel for your hopes and dreams, fears, raw emotions, your favorite poem, or the names of everyone you [...]
15 Sep
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 [...]
17 Sep
September 17, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this workshop, students will start with a simple spoked base using rattan. Students will taper a second set of stakes to create this double [...]
20 Sep
September 20, 2022 - September 22, 2022    
12:00 am
This project is really a bag that hangs from the shoulder, attractive and convenient for many uses. Students can weave a small backpack-style or bicycle [...]
23 Sep
September 23, 2022 - September 25, 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 [...]
23 Sep
September 23, 2022    
7:00 pm
Contemporary basket makers have pushed this familiar object in dynamic, sculptural directions, using both traditional and unorthodox materials. The results transcend the functional forms associated [...]
24 Sep
September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Create a utilitarian pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. On the first day, students weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut [...]
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
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10 Sep
10 Sep 22
Gloucester
Events on September 14, 2022
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15 Sep
15 Sep
15 Sep 22
Aiken
Events on September 17, 2022
17 Sep
17 Sep 22
Loudon
Events on September 20, 2022
20 Sep
Events on September 23, 2022
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24 Sep
Events on October 1, 2022
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Los Angeles

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

Next Event

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

Next Event

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

Next Event

Basketry and Art of the Great Basin - Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum - Carson City, NV - November 17, 2021 - September 30, 2022

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Exhibitions featuring baskets and fiber art.
Call to Entry

Call to Entry

Next Event

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

Next Event

Basketry and Art of the Great Basin - Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum - Carson City, NV - November 17, 2021 - September 30, 2022

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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

Next Event

Every 1 - NBO Members Online Exhibition - - , - July 28, 2022 - December 31, 2022

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