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Arts & Craft Centers Offering Basketry

Arts and Craft Centers that include basketmaking in their instructional offerings.

Schools Or Colleges With Academic Basketry Or Fiber Programs
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 Crafts
Smithville, TN. A division of Tennessee Technological University. Artists-in-residence teach degree programs, seminars and workshops in fibers.

Artisan Center at Maple Creek
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.

Cedar Lakes Crafts Center
Crafts school in Ripley, WV offers a full range of resident and commuter craft classes that routinely include basketry workshops.

Craft Alliance
Crafts school housed at two locations in St. Louis, Missouri offers periodic fiber classes and workshops.

Crow's 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, ME school.

John C. Campbell Folk School
Located in Brasstown, NC, this school offers classes on many subjects, including basketry and dyeing.

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.

Lunenburg 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 natural dyeing and felting.

Mille Lacs Indian Museum
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 Tree.

Oxford Summer School
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 (Wisconsin)
Fish Creek, WI. Provides opportunities for expression and exploration in three dimensions in various 3 dimensional media.

Penland School of Crafts (USA-North Carolina)
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 form. 

Porcupine Mountains Folk School
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 Arts
Jackson Harbor Rd., Washington Island, WI 54246, 414-847-2264 Fax: 414-847-2676. Write or call for brochure.

Snow Farm
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 Jackie Abrams, Nancy Moore Bess, Wendy Jensen and 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.

Textile Center
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.

The 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 their gallery.

Worcester Center for Crafts
This Worcester, MA arts and crafts center offers workshops as well as two year certificate programs in fiber.

BasketMakers Events Calendar
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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