• Melissa Melero-Moose

Contemporary Expressions of Basketry


Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin

November 2021 - extended through September30, 2022

Great Basin Native Artists Gallery

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum

1 Jacobsen Way, Carson City, NV


Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin is a contemporary art exhibition that will display pieces from invited artists from the Great Basin Native Artists, the Great Basin Native Basket Weavers Association and the permanent collection of the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum. This basketry exhibition will cover an array of mediums from woven willow cradleboards and basket hats to paintings and drawings all showing how basketry is interwoven into the Indigenous consciousness from generations before and generations to come.


Some of Great Basin Native Artists in the Inheritance exhibition include: Ben Aleck, Leah Brady, Loretta Burden, Rebecca Eagle, Sandra Eagle, Karma Henry, Micqaela Jones, Topaz Jones, Monique Sonoquie and Tanaya Winder.


Reno News and Review article, November 22, 2021


Carson Now, April 15, 2022


The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum is open Monday-Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and closed on state and federal holidays