Welcome to the new SSI Basketry Guild year. It is time to renew your membership annual fee of $25. Print off the membership form PDF and mail it to the address provided. Cheques are payable to the SSI Basketry Guild. E-transfers are welcome. All renewed members will receive regular email updates about the program and upcoming workshops.
Highlights for this fall focus on our guild's 20th anniversary celebrations. For the month of October, the guild will have a display in the library lobby showcase featuring "then and now" baskets, books the guild has donated to the library, basketry tools and materials.
On Saturday, October 21st, there will be a day of basketry at the library. From 930-noon, guild members will be demonstrating basketry. From 1-330pm, the public, especially kids 5 and up, are invited to make a basket. All materials are provided.
From October 12-31, "Woven Together : Celebrating the Basketry Guild's 20 Years", will feature new work by the guild at the Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art, http://www.saltspringgallery.com/ Opening reception will be on Friday, October 13, 5-7pm.
Check out the program for other events and workshops in the works.
You can also find program updates and new photos of Guild activities on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ssibasketryguild