Nan MacDonald, a traditional basket weaver and teacher of indigenous basketry, shares ancestral roots from Americas NE and SE Woodland peoples. Utilizing Oregon White Ash, Red Cedar and Natural Dyes allows Nan to explore the cross sharing of… Read More
Images from NBO Close Up. Above from left: Peggy Thrasher, Sherri West, Shirley Albrecht, Michele Hament, Jennifer Zurick Dear Friends of NBO: This has been an extraordinary year, with challenges we never anticipated. NBO is embracing this time… Read More
NBO Presents programs are produced regularly and feature variety of basketry topics, makers, and methods. Missed and event? Watch it here!
My art is founded on a deep respect for the materials I use. A pine tree can be a hundred feet tall, rocks are millions of years old. All of them have stories: how they were formed,… Read More
The Gilcrease Museum is hosting an exhibition of the work by Shan Goshorn, on display through March of 2021. Here are two short films examining the life, legacy and “Weaving History in to Art”. Explore the legacy… Read More
Lissa is an Australian fiber artist residing on the South Coast of New South Wales where she teaches and exhibits her work regularly. My inspiration comes from the patterns and repetitive cycles of the natural world. Initially… Read More
A short film by Billy Ray Sims. Produced in conjunction with the exhibition “A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets” at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Enjoy this collection of Asian hats donated by Barbara Park.
Here is a resource to guide you through the process of adding your event to the NBO calendar. There is no charge for this service, and you can at listings at any time. We encourage you to post… Read More
My very first baskets were made when I was in the Girl Scouts, earning my basket weaving badge. Having grown up in a family where hand skills in many areas were encouraged, basketry was natural for me. Almost… Read More