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
Important Announcement about the upcoming NBO Biennial Conference !
If you’re working in isolation because of the pandemic, post an image of your work-in-progress to Instagram, including #basketryjoinhands — then follow the hashtag on Instagram to connect with other artists in the same situation. We’re all in… Read More
Take time for some self-care and inspiration…
Enjoy a wonderful (and colorful!) profile on NBO member Sally Metcalf in “What Women Create” magazine. (Click on image below).
This award recognizes the work of individuals whose work has influenced the field of American basketry and acknowledges superior achievement over the course of an entire career. Those who win this award are living role models that have… Read More
NBO works to support the many guilds throughout the country and in Canada. These guilds are the bedrock of basketry education, offering a local or regional welcome to people interested in basketry. Each guild is independent and plans its own programs, welcoming new members and visitors alike. Following is a compiled list of the many guilds and their locations, along with the website or Facebook link for contact information.