Sunday, March 21, 2010

Great Basin Basketmakers

Nevada State Museum
600 N. Carson Street
Carson City

March 25
Interwoven 2010: Visions of the Great Basin Basketmakers
Reception: 5-6:30 pm

6:30 pm: Frances Humphrey Lecture
Basketry as Art: Does a Basket Have to Hold Something?

Presentation and discussion with Great Basin Basketmakers Founder Mary Lee Fulkerson.

Ms. Fulkerson, also founder of Wild Women, explores the very nature and definition of basketry, the question of art versus craft, and the evolution of “old time” basketry to contemporary woven sculptures and constructions.

Joining the discussion Rossitza Todorova, Nevada Arts Council Community Arts Program Development Associate; and Deborah Stevenson, Nevada State Museum Curator of Education

[Graphic from NSM. Click on image to enlarge.]

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