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Mary Jackson demonstrates her sweetgrass basket weaving techniques to students and Museum visitors. Image courtesy of MCG Photography.

Mary Jackson Demonstration

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Gibbes Museum of Art


Mary Jackson is an internationally-recognized master of sweetgrass basketry. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship in 2008, and many awards since then, Jackson's work is in major collections around the world and is prized by collectors and scholars alike. Jackson will demonstrate the Gullah tradition of sweetgrass basketry, one of the oldest art forms of African origin.

Join Mary Jackson in-studio for a can't miss demonstration and discussion of her awe-inspiring process.

Due to limited availability, advance reservations are suggested.

$10 Members | $15 Non-members.