Basketry Showcase | Basket Weaver Expo | Book Signing

Photos of eight basket weavers who will be at this event.

Basketry Showcase | Basket Weaver Expo | Book Signing

Saturday, March 23, 2024

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
On the Front Lawn | Free Museum Admission

Join us to celebrate the publication of Woven from the Center: Native Basketry in the Southwest, by Associate Curator Diane Dittemore (UA Press, 2023). Bring your copy for the author to sign or buy one onsite ($75).

Basket weavers from around the region, many highlighted in the book, will be showing and selling their wares. Buy directly from these artists (and others):

  • Annie Antone (Tohono O'odham)
  • Sally Black (Diné)
  • Ruby Chimerica (Hopi)
  • Austin Coochyamptewa (Hopi)
  • Rikki Francisco (Akimel O’odham)
  • Angelina and Elsie Holiday (Diné)
  • Iva Casuse Honwynum (Hopi/Navajo)
  • Terrol D. Johnson and Tohono O’odham Basket Weavers
  • Kathy Kooyahoema (Hopi)
  • Chris Lewis (Zuni)
  • Jessica Lomatewama (Hopi)
  • Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache)
  • Mary Pablo (Tohono O’odham)
  • Leona Romero (Tohono O’odham)
  • Evelyn Rope (Western Apache)
  • Alberta Selina (Hopi)
  • Lola Thomas (Tohono O’odham)
  • August Wood (Salt River Pima-Maricopa)

See the exhibit, Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry and Fiber Art.

This event is just one of several occurring on March 23, as part of the University of Arizona’s Museum Day.

Event Contacts

Darlene Lizarraga
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