Learn About the History of Basket Weaving During Your Next Visit to the Neema Fine Art Gallery

Neema Gallery is Charleston’s newest art gallery featuring original art and jewelry by southern African-American artists. Located on Charleston’s Gallery Row, just steps from Waterfront Park and Pineapple Fountain, Neema Gallery features original works of art from highly collected and award winning African-American artists as well as original works from standout emerging artists.

Join us at Neema Gallery every Thursday from 10:00am to 11:30am for Sweetgrass Basket Thursday where Neema Gallery artist and 9th generation Sweetgrass basket artist, Angela Stoneworth will answer all of your questions about sweetgrass baskets.

Some of the topics covered will include: the function of sweetgrass baskets past and present; the difference between basket weaving and sewing; the origin of sweetgrass baskets; sweet grass basket designs and materials. Angela will also discuss what to look for in an heirloom quality basket.

Baskets will be available to purchase for all interested parties along with a drawing for a FREE small basket held at the conclusion of each session! Visit us online at to reserve your seat. Each session is $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Private group sessions are also available by request. See you there!

Parks at Nexton, an extraordinary blend of comfortable and convenient apartments in Summerville, South Carolina, would like to remind our friends and neighbors of this event! Make the most out of your free time and check it out before it’s too late.

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, June 13, 2019—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Neema Fine Art Gallery
3 Broad Street Suite 100
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

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