Schools Or Colleges With Academic Basketry Or Fiber
Schools and colleges that offer basketry and fiber instruction in the form of
Artists-in-residence, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Ancient Arts Center
Offers a textile arts program in Alsea, OR that allows students to come to
Oregon to focus on basketry and weaving from around the world with an emphasis on Western Native American basketry. Workshops frequently taught by Dr. Margaret Mathewson.
Appalachian Center for
Smithville, TN. A division of Tennessee Technological University. Artists-in-residence
teach degree programs, seminars and workshops in fibers.
Artisan Center at
Moscow, OH. This location near Cincinnati, Ohio offers traditional artists with
a permanent location to display, promote and demonstrate their crafts. Students
can learn the techniques needed to create traditional handcrafted work such as
basketry, brooms, pottery, blacksmithing and woodworking.
Offers one of the most varied hands on workshop curriculums in the nation. Workshops are
offered in a variety of basketry media in Brookfield, CT.
Lakes Crafts Center
Crafts school in Ripley, WV offers a full range of resident and commuter craft
classes that routinely include basketry workshops.
Crafts school housed at two locations in St. Louis, Missouri offers periodic
fiber classes and workshops.
Shadow Institute of Arts
Pendleton, OR is home to this non-profit art facility dedicated to bringing
technology and cultural exchange to artists on the Umatilla Indian Reservation
in Eastern Oregon. Pat Courtney Gold is a recurrent instructor.
Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts
Ludlow, VT. Numerous weekly and day-long workshops offered in a residential setting
in the beautiful hills of Vermont.
Gualala Arts Center
Workshops, exhibits, special events and basketry interest groups are all part of
this art center located on the Northern California coast in Gualala, CA.
Guilford Art Center
Basketry workshops are held regularly at this Connecticut based craft center,
formerly named Guilford Handcraft Center, in Guilford, CT.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Two and three week sessions are offered each summer in various crafts at this Deer Isle,
John C. Campbell Folk School
Located in Brasstown, NC, this school offers classes on many subjects, including
Leesburg Center for the Arts
Classes in craft and fine arts, plus summer arts programs for children. Basketry
classes are held the 4th Saturday of every month in Leesburg, Florida.
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
A basketry guild is one of nine guilds in this organization located in Lexington, MA. Each
guild has its own schedule of meetings, workshops, classes and seminars.
Seaside Craft School
This craft school in Nova Scotia, Canada offers instruction in basketry
including willow basketmaking.
Mannings Handweaving School
This facility in East Berlin, PA is primarily a school of spinning and weaving, but it does offer classes on
dyeing and felting.
Mille Lacs Indian
This museum and trading post focusing on northern Minnesota's Mille Lacs Band of
Ojibwe Indians. They offers history and cultural events at their location in
Onamia, MN. Birch Bark, Black ash and Sweetgrass basketry workshops are
frequently offered in their educational programs calendar.
North House Folk School
Created to promote and preserve knowledge, skills and crafts of the past and present.
Located on Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota at the foot of the Gunflint Trail.
Birch bark, black ash, willow, pine needle, cattail, cedar bark, dogwood and other naturals basketweaving and seatweaving
topics are among the classes offered. Published
Celebrating Birch - The Lore, Art, and Craft of an Ancient
Located in central Oxford in the UK, this school regularly offers
basketry workshops by such notable tutors as Mary Butcher and Polly Pollock.
Ozark Folk Center
Located in Mountain View, Arkansas, this school features instruction in crafts
and American folk arts. You will find programs in many including white oak
woodsplint and coiled pine needle basketry, hickory bark chair seats and
woodworking workshops on topics such as building your own shave horse.
Peninsula Art School of Door County
Fish Creek, WI. Provides opportunities for expression and exploration in three dimensions
in various 3 dimensional media.
Penland School of Crafts
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, Penland School attracts people who come seeking
instruction in ten craft media.
Peters Valley Craft Center
Layton, NJ. An art education center that is devoted to the teaching of craft as an art
Porcupine Mountains Folk
The School is run by the Friends of the Porkies in cooperation with the
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon, MI. Porcupine Mountains
Wilderness State Park is located on the southern shore of Lake Superior in the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
One of the Great Camps of the Adirondacks. Bill Smith demonstrates rustic
furniture and ash pack basket making. Sagamore programs include room, board and tuition. You will stay in
historic buildings overlooking Sagamore Lake.
Sievers School of Fiber
Jackson Harbor Rd., Washington Island, WI 54246, 414-847-2264 Fax: 414-847-2676. Write or
call for brochure.
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program is located in Williamsburg, Western
Massachusetts. Workshops designed for adults, high school students and
Elderhostel programs are periodically scheduled with basketry faculty that has
included the likes of
Elizabeth Whyte Schulze.
Taos Art School
Taos, NM, offering classes and related tours in painting, weaving, pottery making,
creativity, Native American arts, basketry and photography. College credit available.
The Textile Center is a national center for fiber art in Minneapolis, MN. They offer workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and other programs and events in all forms of textile media including weaving, quilting, knitting, sewing, needlework, lace making, beading and basketry.
Fine Art Center/The Bascom-Louise Gallery
Art Center in Highlands, North Carolina offers arts and crafts workshops
including basketry along with lectures, films, special events and exhibits in
Worcester Center for Crafts
This Worcester, MA arts and crafts center offers workshops as well as two year certificate
programs in fiber.
Individual workshops taught by highly respected basketry studio artists are
often listed in the BasketMakers
Events Calendar or the Google
Basketry Events Calendar.
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