Bay Area Basket Makers

Posted By Web Manager on November 28, 2016

Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) will hold 2 separate basketry workshops in February, 2017. They are open to weavers who are already BABM members, and those who pay the $25 annual membership fee at the time of workshop registration: “Four Inset Handle Basket” is a 3 day workshop taught by Peeta Tinay, February 17-19, 2017. … » Read the Rest » …

WOVEN TOGETHER, a fiber art exhibit, Jan 13-Feb 12, 2017

Posted By Wendy Bertrand on October 26, 2016

This is a fiber art exhibit in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please join Loom and Shuttle members in celebrating the fine craft of hand weaving and fiber art. WOVEN TOGETHER: Experience & Expression Open and free to all, ample parking, and wheelchair accessible Sanchez Art Center/East Gallery 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd. Pacifica, California Opening:  7-9pm … » Read the Rest » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House Feb. 13 & 14, 2016

Posted By NinaRy on January 4, 2016

  The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild will hold their Annual Open House on Saturday and Sunday, February 13th and 14th, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento 95816. The theme is “Mysterious Fibers – Asian inspired weaving and spinning”. For information call Nina Rynearson … » Read the Rest » …

Marin Show: Art of the Americas

Posted By Web Manager on February 11, 2015

“Yesterday and Today” will compare 150 historic – seldom displayed – California Indian baskets from the Collection of the California Academy of Sciences with 45 contemporary baskets created by CIBA Master Weavers. A major traveling exhibition of California Indian basketry, “Yesterday and Today,”will premier at “Art of the Americas” in Marin, February 20 – 22, … » Read the Rest » …

Save the Date! SWSG Open House, February 14th and 15th, 2015

Posted By NinaRy on January 13, 2015

The Sacramento Weavers’ and Spinner’s Guild will have their Open House on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14th and 15th, 10AM to 4 PM at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento 95816. Our theme this year is “Spin Me a Yarn, Weave Me a Tale” and will feature demonstrations of weaving, Navajo … » Read the Rest » …

An Afternoon with Four Generations of California Basket Weavers

Posted By Web Manager on September 13, 2014

An Afternoon with Four Generations of California Basket Weavers Friday, September 19, 2014 1:00 PM Free, please RSVP Location: California Historical Society 678 Mission Street, San Francisco I am so proud to extend this invitation to you to attend a very special program at the California Historical Society. On Friday, September 19 at 1:00 PM we … » Read the Rest » …

Let Baskets Inspire You

Posted By Web Manager on May 7, 2014

              San Luis Obispo Museum of Art will be hosting a basketry workshop, “Let Baskets Inspire You” with CNCH weaver Barbara Shapiro from July 25-27… Details about the workshop can be found on the museum’s Adult Workshops page (www.sloma.org/education/workshops.php). All levels of fiber and textile artists are welcomed and the registration covers the cost of most materials. The three-day … » Read the Rest » …

We’d Love To Get You Excited About Basketry!!

Posted By Jill Stanton on May 7, 2014

On Saturday, June 7, 2014, members of the Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) will teach two workshops at the Caning Shop in Berkeley beginning at 12:30. Introduction to Basketry: Twining: Learn to twine with your choice of provided materials, and complete an easy but satisfying basket in 3 hours or less. Three simple basket starts … » Read the Rest » …

Contemporary Basketry at Marin Headlands Visitor Center

Posted By Web Manager on January 12, 2014

Marin Headlands Visitor Center Exhibit Presents Bay Area Basket Makers Now through end of March 2014 Contemporary Basketry: Traditions Transformed Traditional techniques get contemporary interpretations as Bay Area Basket Makers (BABM) artisans transform a variety of natural materials, handmade papers, found objects & uncommon fibers into sculptural forms. www.bayareabasketmakers.wordpress.com The Marin Headlands Visitor Center is located in the historic Fort Barry Chapel, at the intersection … » Read the Rest » …

Bay Area Basketmakers Show

Posted By Web Manager on September 3, 2013

Bay Area Basketmakers (BABM) is holding a show at the Albany Arts Gallery 8/31 – 9/15. We are participating in the Solano Art Stroll, Sunday September 8, 9am – 8pm. Come see basketry demos, music and enjoy the ambiance throughout the length of Solano Avenue.