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Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry & Fiber Art

Phone: (520) 621-6302

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Event By: Arizona State Museum

Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Admission: Adults 18+ years: $5 (buy tickets online) Admission is free for: Children and youth, 0–17 years;

Description:

Arizona State Museum's new permanent exhibit opens April 8, 2017 and features a sampling of the more than 35,000 specimens of basketry and other fiber art in the museum's extensive collection, ranging from millennia-old objects to modern-day masterpieces that celebrate the Southwestern U.S. region's ancient and abiding fiber-weaving traditions. ASM’s total assemblage of basketry and fiber art specimens dating back some 8,000 years represents the major indigenous basket-making cultures from across North America. The museum's unparalleled collection of basketry and pottery has been designated an American Treasure by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Save America’s Treasures Program.

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