Cherokee Basketry: Woven Culture

January 23, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

This exhibition looks at the early basket-making history of the Cherokee, including the early-20th-century revival of the craft and the work of modern Cherokee basket makers. Examples of both traditional and modern design are included. It coincided with the 8th Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts in February 2016 and is accompanied by an exhibition catalogue published by the museum.


Janice Simon, Mary C. Scales English and Dale Couch, curator of decorative arts


Community Foundation for Northern Virginia—MOTSTA Fund, Peggy Galis, William D. Wansley in honor of Stevi Smith Wansley and Elizabeth Dunn Wansley and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art