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7:26 am on Saturday July 23, 2011

Sweetgrass basket exhibition held this afternoon at Penn Center (update: A bit more on the exhibit)

Flickr user calliope Updated July 23: Lowcountry Weekly has a much fuller profile of this exhibit, which runs through Aug. 26. You can check it out here. Reported July 16: The York W. Bailey Museum at Penn Center will hold the debut exhibition of "...
6:54 am on Sunday January 2, 2011

Large sweetgrass basket found on eBay stars in local museum exhibit

Flickr user Muffet Staring in the Coastal Discovery Museum's "Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art" is an 18-inch by 24-inch basket made in the early 20th century at Penn School on St. Helena Island — one that was recently purchased on...
7:40 am on Tuesday November 11, 2008

Local sweetgrass basket weaver wins another grant

Image by Mary JacksonImage by 20081111-sweetgrass.jpg Vase with Handle, 1998, sweetgrass, pine needles, and palmetto, 19" x 15" Sweetgrass basket weaver Mary Jackson has won another prestigious award, this one is for an unrestricted $50,000 from The...