"Woven Traditions: Basketmaking in Maine" by Theresa Secord

"Woven Traditions: Basketmaking in Maine" by Theresa Secord

Image:
Sarah Sockbeson (Penobscot, born 1983), "Basket," 2011, Brown ash, sweetgrass, antler, 4 x 3 1/2 inches, Hudson Museum, University of Maine, HM8622

Theresa Secord shares the tribal legacy of basketmaking and her own story as a basketmaker who learned ash and sweetgrass basketry. Learn about the world of today’s generation of Wabanaki basketmakers, their challenges, and the exciting directions in which they are taking this ancient traditional art. Stick around for a basketweaving demonstration by Jeremy Frey at 1 p.m.

Bernard Osher Foundation Auditorium.
$8; free for PMA members.

Public programming related to the Biennial is supported by the Peggy L. Osher Endowment at the PMA.

Admission

$8; free for PMA members.