Schools and Craft Centers that offer basketry and fiber instruction in the form of
seminars, conferences, workshops, classes, internships, Artists-in-residence and fiber
Gatlinburg, TN. One of the best craft schools in the country offers year round
workshops and conferences on subjects including basketry.
Art League School, Fiber
Alexandria, VA. Full term weaving and surface design classes and shorter workshops in a
wide variety of fiber techniques are offered.
Brookfield Craft Center
Arts and crafts school in Brookfield, CT offers a varied hands on workshop program
providing high quality education for all ages and interest levels. Visiting faculty
provide instruction in a variety of media, including basketry.
California State University Long Beach
Undergraduate and Graduate majors in the field of fibers. Program Head:
Canberra School of Arts
Institute of the Arts, Canberra School at The Australian National University.
Undergraduate, graduate and workshops in fiber.
Centre des Metiers d'art en
Located in Montreal, Canada, this school offers individual programs or a college degree.
Fiber Arts Store and Learning Center located in Solano Beach, CA that offers classes on
Coupeville Art Center
Located on Whidby Island, WA, they offer a Fiber Forum event for fiber enthusiasts the
third week of each September and individual workshops throughout the year.
Oxford, OH. CraftSummer is a series of week long, hands on, workshops taught at
Miami University by local, regional and nationally known artists.
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, MI. A graduate school. The Academy accepts only full-time
students who have earned a bachelors degree. Fiber is one of the areas of concentration.
Eliot School of Fine and Applied
Community based school based in Jamaica Plain, MA offers basketry and seatweaving
instruction among its choices of workshops.
Fletcher Farm School
for the Arts and Crafts
Situated among the picturesque Green Mountains of Vermont, Fletcher Farm not only
provides you with quality professionals for teaching crafts, it also has dining and
lodging on site!
Middlebury, Manchester and Burlington, VT. A private, non-profit visual arts
organization dedicated to advancing appreciation of fine Vermont craft through education
School of The Arts
Haliburton, ON. A branch of Sir Sandford Fleming College in the heart of Ontario,
Handweavers Guild of
Tutorials, slide shows, video library and other educational support for members.
of Excellence program is available for basketry.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
School of Arts and Crafts located in mid-coast Maine on Deer Isle. Offers
workshops and intensive sessions in a variety of crafts, including fiber/basketry.
An educational, exhibition and resource center for the visual and performing
arts located 150 miles north of San Francisco in the quiet coastal village of
Teaching opportunities are available in addition to the chance to learn
basketweaving or other fiber arts.
Pacific Northwest College
Portland, OR. This school offers undergraduate and graduate programs and a Joint
MFA in Applied Craft and Design with the Oregon College of Art and Craft.
Traditional and ancient skills school based in Central VT offers periodic
workshops, camps and events in primitive skills including basketry, natural
materials processing and cordage making for basket making. Nick Neddo is a
San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego, CA. Home of a large collection of bamboo species along with a large
variety of other plants used in basketry. Their calendar of events regularly
offers workshops in pine needle, gourd and seaweed basketry. Host to Misti Washington Gourd and Basket Guild's Weekend
In the Garden.
Savannah School of Art and Design (SCAD)
The fibers program offers a comprehensive, balanced curriculum of fine arts, studio production and design for industry, supplemented by partnerships with artists, designers, industry and the local community.
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI. A degree granting school of design. The Department of Textiles offers
a broad-based education in many aspects of design, fiber and pattern.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Department of Fiber and Materials Studies in this Chicago, IL school
offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fibers along with
continuing education events, summer camps, adult and children's
School of Fiber Art
Fiber school in Washington Island, Wisconsin regularly offers basketry
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) unveiled November 13, 2006 that an
Associate in Fine Arts program focusing on Native American art is to be
offered in collaboration with Southwestern Community College The program is to
be offered at the
Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts (OICA) in Cherokee.
The studio arts curriculum offerings will include both contemporary and
traditional Cherokee arts such as basketry/weaving, pottery, beadwork, mask
making, sculpture, woodcarving, and stone carving.
Thousand Islands Craft School
Adult, children, young adult and Elderhostel classes and programs in basketry are offered
at this Clayton, NY craft center.
University of Alaska
Northwest Coast Art Certificate Program includes a Basketry emphasis option on its Sitka,
Ketchikan or Juneau campuses.
of Washington Seattle - Certificate in Fiber Arts
Nine month program will help you explore your creative process in the fiber arts
and build your proficiency and professionalism. Several prominent basketmakers
have been involved as students or are presently on the advisory board for this
An international centre of willow-work and basketry in Jutland, Denmark. Offers
courses in different types of baskets with international teachers. Annual May
Market/Big Willow and Basketry Day.
Willow Winds Primitive Skills
Mikado, MI. Workshops will include topics such as: willow basketry, cordage & natural
fibre twining, birch bark baskets, split ash baskets and quillwork. Often taught by
Ne Mook Na Na.
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