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Cancelled! Walt’s Garden

Now cancelled!

Save the date for Ed McCarthy’s presentation about this project on Oct 10, 5-6pm at Methow Arts, 204 N. Glover St, Twisp, WA. A sculpture garden honoring the late Walt Foster is being planned along the Community Trail on Foster Guest Ranch property in Mazama. The project, called “Walt’s Garden,” will honor Walt’s contributions to… [Read More]

Homestream Park Opening Celebration

Sun, Oct 13, 11-2pm, 2019

Come celebrate the opening of Homestream Park, a community gathering place that honors the rivers, fish, and native people of the Methow Valley. The Park is made possible thanks to the many partners, volunteers, advisors, and supporters throughout the Valley and beyond. It is a place to pause, reflect, and enjoy a floodplain under restoration,… [Read More]

A Brief History of Encaustic Painting

Fall 2019

Encaustikos, a Greek word that means “to burn in or fuse” is a combination of beeswax and resin, a tree sap. Due to its excellent preservative qualities the Greeks used it to weatherproof their ships as early as the 5th century BC. Pigmenting the wax allowed them to decorate war and merchant ships. (Artwork, Summer… [Read More]

The M.V.I.C Presents, Remembering the Old Ways

Sunday, September 29, at 5PM

Indian Rancher and Methow descendant, Jimmy Timentwa shares stories from his mother, Julliane Michelle and father Alexander Jack Timentwa. His paternal grandparents were Louis and Rosalie Timentwa. Louis was chief of the Lower Okanogan. Jimmy has run his family ranch on the Colville Reservation for over four decades. Jimmy shares stories of a time when… [Read More]

Omak PAC Presents, SUPAMAN

Fri, Oct 4, 7pm, 2019

Back by popular demand! As a member of the “Apsaalooke Nation”, Supaman makes his home on the Crow reservation in Montana. He is a humble Native American dancer and hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering youth and educating listeners with a message of hope through culture and music. 2017 MTV video… [Read More]

Youth Arts Initiative Pilot Grant

Methow Arts has received a generous grant from Icicle Fund that will support a Youth Arts Initiative (YAI) for students in grades K-3 in the Methow Valley Elementary School as well as students in grades K-2 in North Omak Elementary School. The Initiative is a three-year pilot grant that has a goal of increasing the… [Read More]

Methow Arts + Town of Twisp team up to lead Creative District Process

Fall 2019

Update August 2019 From Amanda Jackson Mott, executive director – Methow Arts Alliance (featured artwork by artist Tania Gonzalez Ortega.) Hello everyone, Thank you to those of you who have expressed enthusiasm for the Creative District Certification (CDC) program and for our upcoming application for Twisp. We are ready to move forward! Annette Roth, ArtsWA’s Creative District… [Read More]

Visit Twisp this Fall – the heart of the Methow Valley

Fall 2019

If you’re a regular subscriber to Methow Arts Magazine, then you know that Twisp is home to an active artist community comprised of galleries, studios, theater, and more. No matter which time you visit this fall, get a start on the day with a locally-made award-winning coffee or organic smoothie and head down Glover Street… [Read More]

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