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Last Tuesday – Sip and Paint with Bethany Wray

Tues, Apr 27, 6pm, 2021

In this virtual class, students will learn basic watercolor technique from artist Bethany Wray to create a unique and colorful painting. All levels are welcome. Fun is ensured. Spots are limited. Be sure to register now! $45.00 REGISTER/BUY TICKET NOW. SIP & PAINT BASIC MATERIALS NEEDED  We recommend our local Twisp Daily Arts and Business… [Read More]

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

May 21-23, 2021

Announcing selected artists for the Wenatchee CHA CHA Residency!

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).

Mia Stratman’s path to art

Spring 2021

When 2018 Liberty Bell High School (LBHS) graduate and Methow Arts alumni intern Mia Stratman moved to the Methow Valley as a sophomore, she had taken few art classes. But LBHS art teacher Robin Nelson-Wicks “took me under her wing,” says Stratman. “She brought me with her to classes and basically designed a program for… [Read More]

Hannah Viano designs art panels for Twisp Creative District

A series of art panels will soon be installed on buidlings in downtown Twisp, thanks to a recent grant from the Washington State Arts Commission, matching funds from Methow Arts and In-kind support from the Town of Twisp. For the Project Methow Arts hired Hannah Viano to design artwork that would help in connecting different… [Read More]

Three Rivers Hospital features New Exhibits of Student Artwork

Spring 2021

Three Rivers Hospital has two new exhibits on display featuring the works of local students. Framed artwork showcases blockprints and chalk landscapes. BLOCKPRINTS EXHIBIT Ten original block print designs by Methow Valley sixth grade students and ten original chalk pastel landscapes by Methow Valley third grade students are displayed at Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster. Sixth… [Read More]

Youth Bird Fest Poster Competition

March 2021

Students in grades K-8 are invited to submit bird artwork to become the feature image on the 2021 Bird Fest poster. Instructional art videos below can guide you or provide inspiration, but you are free to create any bird art that sparks your imagination. Held on May 13-16, 2021, Bird Fest celebrates the return of… [Read More]

Art connects generations

Spring 2021

Since the pandemic began, Methow Valley resident Carolyn Sullivan has stayed connected with her grandchildren remotely. “I was doing different activities with the kids online, like playing Clue,” says Sullivan. “Then one day I went  to the Methow Arts website and found your art videos.” Sullivan is referring to the art videos Methow Arts began… [Read More]

Hello Spring

Spring 2021

NOTICE: Effective March 22, the entire state will enter Phase 3of Washington State’s “Healthy Washington” Plan. Our community mandates the use of masks, social distancing and proper sanitation at all times. Thank you for your kindness and understanding during this precarious time. Hello, Spring. You know it’s Spring in the Methow Valley when locals have an extra spring… [Read More]

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