Education

Methow Valley Tenth Graders Write Their Journeys

Winter 2015

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by Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director Help us continue funding for programs like this! Give Big TO ART on Tuesday, May 5th. LEARN MORE HERE     Tenth graders in Kelly Grayum’s Liberty Bell High School English classes took a journey this past winter: a writing journey. The assignment was to narrate a personal journey, either… [Read More]

The Best Flowers for Mother’s Day

Spring 2017

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by Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director Are you debating which flowers to get for Mom for Mother’s Day? Omak fourth graders have a beautiful solution: custom watercolor paintings. The five fourth-grade classes at East Omak Elementary School worked with teaching artist Margaret Kingston last week to create these vibrant paintings. After a lesson in the… [Read More]

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Spring 2015

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by Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director Help us continue funding for programs like this! Give Big TO ART on Tuesday, May 5th. LEARN MORE HERE April 30 is National Poem in Your Pocket Day and students at Methow Valley Elementary School gave the day the honor it is due. Some students arrived at school with their pockets… [Read More]

The Poetry of Place

Fall 2016

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by Ashley Lodato, Methow Arts Alliance – Arts Education Director no one    comes                        to     relieve me  of this     solitude         presented     to me                     on a     silver platter              in all its     splendor and i welcome    the heartache ~ from “Abandoned Tree” by Liliana Hart-Beck For a kid raised in the valley, the Methow… [Read More]

Young Writers’ Celebration and Conference at Methow Valley Elementary School

Thu, June 1, 2017, 5:30-7pm

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As the school year draws to a close, the excitement is palpable at Methow Valley Elementary School. Students are thrilled by the prospect of summer, true, but they’re also eager to participate in the upcoming Young Writers’ Conference, which engages students in writing activities, including attending seminars of their choice presented by adult writers, artists,… [Read More]

Design by Nature: Wil Chandler’s Gallery Night

Gallery Night- Thu May 14, 2015, show dates May 1-30, 2015

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Liberty Bell High School senior Wil Chandler’s senior project–an exhibit of nature prints– can be seen throughout the month of May in the creekside room of the Rocking Horse Bakery in Winthrop. On Thursday, May 14th from 3-6PM, Wil will host a” meet the artist event” with food. Those who wish to bid on Wil’s prints may do so; all proceeds will… [Read More]

Tools of the Trade

Spring 2015

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by Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director Help us continue funding for art supplies! Give Big TO ART on Tuesday, May 5th. LEARN MORE HERE         Behind nearly every residency in Methow Arts’ Artist-in-Residence program lie the tools of the trade: the paper, paint, clay, ink, scissors, fiber, glue and other art supplies that… [Read More]

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