At the Science Museum, Exhibition Rd, London SW7 2DD. Not strictly a basketmaking exhibition but there are some interesting examples and how basketmaking was used to combat stress. Open daily 10- 6pm. www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
http://americanbasketry.missouri.edu This exhibition is in 5 sections, Cultural Origins, New Basketry, Living Traditions, Basket as a Vessel, Beyond the Basket.
The Premiere of Exhibition is at the Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, 115, Business Loop 70West. Columbia, MO65203 from Jan 28-May 14 2017 http://maa.missouri.edu/
The exhibition will visit 7 other galleries during 2017, 2018, 2019.
June2-July 17 2017. 108 Contemporary Tulsa, OK 74103. Http://108contemporary.org
Aug 22-Nov 12 2017 Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Mississipi39440. http://lrma.org/
Feb 2- May 6 2018 Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA 98225. http://whatcommuseum.org/
June 1- August 5 2018 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston. http://crafthouston.org/
Feb 2-April 14 2019 Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York. http://mag.rochester.edu/
May 18-Aug 18 2019. Fuller Craft Museum. Brockton MA02301 http://fullercraft.org/
Sept 21-Dec 14 2019 The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne,FL32901. http://textiles.fit.edu/
At Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1LF. It includes a fish trap and a replica made by Sue Kirk.
Open Tues-Sun 10-5pm Free but last admission at 4pm. www.vivacity-peterborough.com
Tel: 01733 864663.
Caroline Dear’s Heather footprints are going on a journey. The Flow Country Exhibition on Tour celebrates the peatlands of the Flow country in the North of Scotland. The exhibition begins its journey at the John Hope Gateway, Royal Botanic Gardens, 20A, Inver Leith Row, Edinburgh.EH3 5LR. Open 10-5pm www.rbge.org.uk
An exhibition of several artists including Caroline Dear, artist/basketmaker at the Dovecot Studio, 10, Infirmary St, Edinburgh. EH1 1LT
Tel:0131 550 3660 https://dovecotstudios.com email@example.com
Open Mon-Sat 10.30-5.30pm Aug 10-6pm www.carolinedear.co.uk
By the Flow Gallery, London at Forde Abbey, Chard ,Somerset TA20 4LU. Tel: 01460 221290. www.fordeabbey.co.uk BA member Annemarie O’Sullivan is one of the artists taking part.
An exhibition of work by Lizzie Farey & Antoine Leperlier’s work at the Scottish Gallery, 16, Dundas St, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ Open Mon- Fri 10-6pm Sat 10-4pm www.scottish-gallery.co.uk
Laura Ellen Bacon, artist/basketmaker has been selected as one of the 12 makers in the running for the inaugural £10,000 Woman’s hour craft prize. All 12 will feature in a show at the V&A before going on a UK wide tour. The winner will be chosen by Tristan Hunt, Martha Kearney and Rosy Greenlees and will be announced in a live broadcast from the V&A on Wed, Nov 8th.
Jenny Crisp will be opening her workshop and garden, see the new willow beds alongside a selling exhibition of indoor and outdoor willow products.
An exhibition of work by Northumbria Basketry Group to celebrate their 10th Anniversary. A touring celebration & exhibition which will include workshops, drop-in sessions, demonstrations, book launch and traditional basket research. To be held at Beamish Museum, Durham DH9 0RG. Open 10-5pm. Last admission 3pm. Admission costs. www.beamish.org.uk firstname.lastname@example.org
This exhibition will then go to:
Nov 2-5 12-4pm Watchtower, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2HE
email@example.com and www.northumbriabasketrygroup.co.uk
Work by Lois Walpole will be at the Herdla Museum, Herdla Fort, Herdla, Norway. There will be a Workshop here but date to be arranged. 16 Jan-28 Feb Weaving Ghosts will be then be going to An Lanntair, Stornaway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland
(This exhibition includes works by her friends and her inspirations one of them is basketmaker Lizzie Farey) Edinburgh City Art Centre, 2, Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE. Tel: 0131 529 3993 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/venues/City-Art-Centre This exhibition will then travel to Dumfries and then Inverness but no dates as yet.
Afternoon speaker Dr John Dransfield, who has worked at Kew and in Borneo and Malaysia researching rattans. He will give an illustrated talk and bring a collection of baskets. Raj Puri , a lecturer in Anthropology at Kent University will show a short film on Rattans and bring baskets in the morning. Full details nearer the time.