Curated by the National Basketry Organization in collaboration with the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri, ninety-three objects in this exhibition provide an historical overview of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the contemporary fine art world.
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America is on view at South Dakota Art Museum October 19, 2018 to January 12, 2019. A public reception will be hosted at the museum on October 26 from 5-7 p.m. with a talk at 5:45 p.m. by co-curators Jo Stealey and Kristin Schwain. Visit our news story for more details about this exhibition.
The exhibition is a collaborative endeavor between the University of Missouri and the National Basketry Organization, curated by Jo Stealey and Kristin Schwain and generously sponsored in part by the National Basketry Organization, University of Missouri, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, and numerous private donors.