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Northeast Basketmakers Guild Membership

The Northeast Basketmakers Guild (NBG) was founded in 1985 by a group of five Connecticut basketmakers. Since then, the organization has grown to include hundreds of artists.

Members are predominantly from the northeastern United States, but now include artists from around the world.

The mission of the Northeast Basketmakers Guild is to further the art of basketry by nurturing the development of new basketmakers, while celebrating and supporting accomplished basketmakers.

Your membership gives you access to information about events and basketry news available through the website and email.

The members-only page on the website will contain the newsletters published throughout the year.

There are also yearly scholarships awarded to members for furthering their knowledge and skills of basketweaving.

Northeast Basketmakers Application

The NBG membership year is from July 1st to June 30. Dues are payable on or before July 1st. Notice about renewing membership will be sent in June and one reminder notice in July.

Individual member dues are $25 per year.
Business member dues are $35 per year.

Individual members are able to participate in the Gathering, the Retreats, any events sponsored by NBG, and receive access to the website for newsletters, membership lists and other pertinent information.

Business Members have the same benefits as the Individual Member (above), with the added benefits of being listed as a basketry business in NBG publications and on our website as well as being able to vend at NBG events

Your photo may be taken at NBG events and used for website and promotional materials.

If you are a new member, you will receive a welcome email within a few weeks with information for accessing the website.

Renewing members need to log into this website to renew.  If you do not know your password, the “Lost your password” link will let you set a new one.  If this is renewal and you have a new mailing or email address, please let us know.

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2021 NBG Membership

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

2021 NBG Business Membership

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Includes a listing on the Business Members page.

If you prefer not to fill out this form online, you can download a paper Membership Application to mail to Maureen Smith, Membership Coordinator, 8 Fernando Dr., Pawcatuck, CT 06379.