ARTbreak: Black Ash Basketry: A Story of Cultural Resilience

Please note, this event has expired.

Presented by Kalamazoo Institute of Arts at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo MI

Jul 11 2017
ARTbreak: Black Ash Basketry: A Story of Cultural Resilience

The documentary explores the Anishinabe art of making baskets from the black ash tree, a tradition now threatened by the invasive emerald ash borer. A story of family, the connectedness of life, the value of traditions, hope for the future, and a spirit of resilience in the face of change is told through the voices of local Native elders and basket makers.
Note: Look for a lecture on black ash basketry on August 24 by local experts John and Johnny Pigeon of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Free

    Official Website

LOCATION

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

314 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Full map and directions

CONNECT WITH Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

    Email
/
    Website
/
    Facebook
/
    Twitter
/

The ACGK office is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Masks are required for entry. Social distancing guidelines are also in place.

Please feel free to also reach us at: 269-342-5059 or info@kalamazooarts.org

Thank you for your generous support of our programs.