Saturday, September 22

The Fowler Museum's newest exhibit, "Grass Roots: African Origins of American Art," focuses on the history and importance of the art of basketry. It showcases pieces like the one shown here, featuring an African woman carrying a woven basket on her head.

Fowler Museum exhibits show art and tradition of basketry

For many, a basket is just an afterthought, something incidental that you place on top of a picnic blanket and put fried chicken in. Read more...

Photo: The Fowler Museum's newest exhibit, "Grass Roots: African Origins of American Art," focuses on the history and importance of the art of basketry. It showcases pieces like the one shown here, featuring an African woman carrying a woven basket on her head.

The Fowler Museum's newest exhibit, "Grass Roots: African Origins of American Art," focuses on the history and importance of the art of basketry. It showcases pieces like the one shown here, featuring an African woman carrying a woven basket on her head.







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