VOCA: Methow Arts announces its newest Initiative and Call to Artists of Color

September 2020

As part of Methow Arts’ commitment to advancing racial equity and committing resources to support regional artists, leaders, students and communities of color, we are thrilled to announce a series of new initiatives aimed at amplifying voices of color through the Arts. VOCA, Advancing Voices of Color in the Arts, is the newest initiative of… [Read More]

What do you Stand For?

Methow Arts announces a design competition for teens (Application and more information coming soon.) Deadline Friday, September 25, 5pm. Methow Arts challenges teens across Okanogan County to create a unique design inspired by a cause they care about. The top designs will be displayed in an exhibit at Methow Arts in downtown Twisp, WA and… [Read More]

POSTPONED: Poems from the Earth Poetry Workshop with Cindy Williams Gutiérrez

Sun, July 19, 2020 10am-12:30pm

Poems from the Earth: Finding our Way Home This workshop has been postponed and will be scheduled for September. Date TBA. Poetry workshop taught on Zoom video by Cindy Williams Gutiérrez In this year commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, let us invoke the words of Chief Seattle, “Man does not weave this… [Read More]

Tracing the Map of Injustice

Thurs, Aug 13, 3-4pm, 2020

A Poetry Reading Featuring Cindy Williams Gutiérrez Cindy Williams Gutiérrez’s new collection, Inlay with Nacre: The Names of Forgotten Women, was awarded a 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship and the 2018 Willow Books Editor’s Choice Poetry Selection. She was selected by Poets & Writers Magazine as a 2014 Notable Debut Poet for the small claim of bones (Bilingual Press), which placed second… [Read More]

Exhibit: Treespeak

July 25-Aug 29, 2020

Caryl Campbell, Curator Trees speak to everyone , whether in the language of wonder or of practicality. Saying that trees are life may be trite but remains solidly true. Now during stressful times nature calls us to relax, reflect, and commune with its most enduring and steadfast companion. Artists were asked to produce work that… [Read More]

The Methow River Poems of William Stafford

Summer 2020

by Ashley Lodato, Methow Arts staff writer Settled in scenic spots along the Methow River from Pateros to Washington Pass, the Methow River Poems invite readers to feel the grandeur of the watershed’s stark beauty through the words of the late Poet Laureate William Stafford. Seeking an alternative to the natural history interpretive signs the… [Read More]

Update: Icicle Fund’s Conservation, History and Arts (CHA CHA) Artist Residencies

May 21-23, 2021

As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Icicle Fund is hosting two Artist-In-Residence events to celebrate the Conservation, History and Arts (CHA) of North Central Washington at the Methow River (October 2-4) and the Wenatchee River (May 21-23, 2021). The goal of the residencies is to honor, celebrate and record the unique environmental aspects of each location, inspired by revisiting past work created by poet William Stafford in the Methow (1993) or Watershed Artists in the Wenatchee (2001).

Cascadia Music Presents: Building Artist Community

Building Artist Community and The Magic of Collaboration The life of an artist is very personal and can sometimes feel solitary and a bit lonely. It is often difficult to share the trials and tribulations and even the joys of creation with friends and family who are not artists themselves. Building a community of fellow… [Read More]

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