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Movie Lineup at Barnyard Cinema through June 27

Through June 27, 2019

Wednesday 19, June The Souvenir Rfor some sexuality, graphic nudity, drug material and language Wednesday 19, June 5:00 PM The Russian Five Wednesday 19, June 7:30 PM Thursday 20, June The Russian Five Thursday 20, June 5:00 PM The Biggest Little Farm PGfor mild thematic elements and brief language. Thursday 20, June 7:30 PM Friday… [Read More]

Owl migration? East Omak 5th graders paint owls using oil pastel/watercolor resist technique

Arts Education Spotlight

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts A parliament of owls seems to have nested at East Omak Elementary School, in the waning weeks of the school year. This recent art residency with 5th grade students integrated visual art with animal science. Working with Methow Arts teaching artists Annie Venable, Bruce Morrison, and Bethany Wray… [Read More]

Brewster 5th graders unite poetry with painting

Spring 2019

Each winter, Brewster 5th graders participate in a 5-week poetry residency, working with Methow Arts teaching poet Kelleigh McMillan. Students become familiar with “painting pictures with words” and with relating their emotions to the natural world. Each week they experiment with a different poetic concept: simile, metaphor, free verse, stanza, etc. Students write poems about their bedrooms,… [Read More]

Who’s Who in TwispWorks’ Artist Studio Spaces?

Summer 2019

BUILDING 1 – The Gateway Building A love of nature and light is captured in the artwork of Mary Appfel.   Her work portrays nature through enchanted realism using paint and collage on canvas and woodblock. Shivelight Studio is open by appointment. Alchemy on Demand is a full service creative agency with a passion for clients… [Read More]

TwispWorks Ice Cream Social

Sat, June 26, 2019

Mark your calendars for a cake and ice cream social on the Plaza lawn where TwispWorks will receive the official deed transfer ceremony! A generous donor purchased the TwispWorks campus in 2009 with the agreement they would hand us the deed if in 10 years we were operationally self-sufficient. We’ve achieved that milestone and on… [Read More]

Two Hours in Twisp: spring

Brought to you by the Twisp Chamber of Commerce #twispwa #visittwisp #playintwisp#winterintwisp Lucky you! You’re charging your electric car at Twisp, WA’s EV charging station at TwispWorks and now you are in possession of two unscheduled hours in which to explore this eclectic town at the base of the North Cascades. So what are you going to do… [Read More]

Unicorns and Alligators and Turtles, Oh My!

Spring 2019

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance The third grade animal studies program at Virginia Grainger Elementary School uses Common Core standards to integrate biology, literacy, art, and geography. Working with third grade teachers Patty Caryl, Nancy Bishop, and Amy Sullivan, students begin the process by selecting an animal and using the internet and… [Read More]

ARTscapes – Beyond the Frame: To Be Native

Spring 2019

The ARTscapes project is facilitated by Methow Arts. It is designed to activate empty commercial storefronts and vacant space in Okanogan County. ARTscapes brings more foot traffic into downtown and offers more exposure to the creative sector.  Our current program fills storefronts with images and informational posters about the work of Edward S. Curtis and BEYOND… [Read More]

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