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Methow Arts is open and here to help.

April 2020

FREE COVID – 19 RESOURCES HERE. Find links below for ARTists, ART Lessons, Resources and more. Methow Arts is open and our employees are working remotely to assist our ARTists, ARTs & Cultural organizations, students & parents, with free resources, application assistance and advice. While our doors are closed we have new student ART in our windows and a vast amount of positive art… [Read More]

Resources for Freelance Artists

Freelance ARTISTS in NCW. During these uncertain times, consider alternate streams of revenue or markets if public events and classes are canceled. Here are resources for you. COVID-19 Freelance Artist ResourcesAn aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines. Includes emergency funding opportunities, best practices for online… [Read More]

IG Class with Nicole Ringgold

Tues, Apr 21, 3pm, 2020

TUES, APR 21, 3pm ARTISTS, MAKERS, CREATIVE SECTORS. A second class offering due to popular demand. Grow your brand from brick and mortar to virtual in next week’s free virtual workshop with Nicole Ringgold. This offering is for NCW artists, makers and creative industries. Participants should have Instagram accounts and have social media savvy. Registration required… [Read More]

Information and Emergency Funding for Artists

This list is from ARTready. Artist Trust Relief Fund. The COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund provides rapid response grants supporting critical needs of artists whose livelihoods have been impacted by COVID-19.  The Actors Fund fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Freelance Artists can access this rich… [Read More]

ARTists online


Shop online. And be inspired. Let’s support our local artists through their online shops, understanding that shipping may be impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Resources to Help Nonprofits

By Margie Fleming Glennon  Whether you are guiding staff about travel or remote work arrangements, wonderingwhat other groups are doing in response to Covid-19, fielding donors’ questions about your nonprofit’s response or the impact on planned events, or worrying that the virus will dampen your fundraising, it’s a lot to handle. e, help you plan swiftly, and keep you focused on… [Read More]

Methow Valley 3rd graders create Textured Trees

March 2020

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance   Third graders at Methow Valley Elementary School learned about the use of texture in art by creating engraved trees and soil. Scratch art is a type of direct engraving, which means cutting or incising an image into a surface.   Scratchboards are a means of creating an… [Read More]

ARTtoday: Poems to Lean On

ARTtoday from Methow Arts. As part of our new community engagement during these uncertain times we offer “Poems to Lean On”, from Claudia Castro Luna, WA State’s Poet Laureate, a space where we can share with each other poems to offer fortitude, hope, resilience, humor. The idea is to share a link to a poem and… [Read More]

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