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Course “Basket weaving” by Imke Günzel
Course for our educational staff to improve their skills for public demonstrations in producing, presenting and using reconstructed prehistoric woven baskets for our visitors; at the same time also our visitors in the Park at that day had beein involved in the course and could take a look at the making process and got explanations.
The course was conducted on a whole day (10.00 – 16.30); the whole day it was open for the interested public at the park; Ms. Günzel presented different finds from prehistoric woven material from neolithic time, after that she showed and explanined the process for different kinds of baskets; it was possible for the participants (also for the visitors) to produce own small baskets with the available material esp. from willow trees; about 12 persons from the educational staff took part and about 80 visitors had been involved in the course; in follwowing up of the course there have been four seminars for schools classes and two courses for adults, where we could use the experiences from this course.
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