Basket Weaving Class in Los Angeles
- Native American Basket Weaving Class
Saturdays, January, 10, 17, and 24 at the Autry Museum of Western
1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Using natural materials such as reed, yucca, and juncas (deer grass)
learn the art of basket weaving from three California native
artists. Students will learn step-by-step basket weaving
techniques. The use and selection of natural materials will also be
discussed. Students will actively learn about the history, art and
diverse cultures of Native America, and have a better appreciation
for these cultures through these hands-on classes.
January 10: REED BASKETS Marian Walkingstick (Mission Indian) will
teach students how to
create their own reed basket. Students will complete the project in
January 17: YUCCA BASKETS Donna Largo (Cahuilla) will teach students
the art of yucca basket weaving. Students will complete the project
January 24: JUNCAS BASKETS Master basket weaver, Abe Sanchez
(Laguna), will teach students how to create their own juncas basket.
Students will partially complete the project in class.
Admission for the full class is $50.00 for members; non-members are
$60.00. Admission for individual classes is $20.00 for members; non-
members are $25.00. All materials and tools are provided. For
information visit www.autry-museum.org. Call Ticket Web for
reservations at (866) 468-3399, or visit www.ticketweb.com.
Autry Museum of Western Heritage
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027