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Cascadia Music Presents George Winston

Tues, Sept 25, 7pm, 2018

Renowned pianist George Winston returns to the Methow Valley to perform at the Community Center in Twisp Tuesday, September 25. George grew up mainly in Montana, and spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental Rock and R&B. Inspired by Jazz, Blues and Rock, George began… [Read More]

Artist Spotlight: Joanne Marracci

Fall 2018

For jewelry maker Joanne Marracci of Marracci Designs, the natural world of the Methow Valley serves as inspiration for the unique pendants, rings, and earrings she creates in her Twisp studio. Using sterling silver, gold, and gemstones, Marracci looks to the landscape, the weather patterns, and the ever-changing colors of the skies and the seasons… [Read More]

The art of art collection

September 2018

By Rose Weagant “We buy what we like, what we can afford, and what will fit into our apartment.” These were the rules established by some of the most prolific art collectors in New York, Herb and Dorothy Vogel. The Vogel amassed a collection of nearly 5,000 works of minimalist and conceptual art worth millions.… [Read More]

Methow Arts integrates art into International Baccalaureate units of study

Fall 2018

Last year the Methow Valley School District (MVSD) received International Baccalaureate (IB) certification for its Primary Years Program (PYP) and Middle Years Program (MYP). IB is an internationally-recognized program that offers a framework for education for students ages 3-19, which focuses on “teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care… [Read More]

Winthrop Gallery: Basket Making Through Time by Lauralee Northcott

The following is an excerpt from Lauralee Northcott’s book:  A Cowgirl’s Life in the Mountains, describing her encounter with the baskets of famous Washoe basketmaker Dat So La Lee.  They are an inspiration for her own pine needle baskets.  The book with the entire story will soon to be available through Northcott’s website:  www.lauraleenorthcott.com In… [Read More]

Rebecca Gallivan – Cascadia Music’s New Executive Director

August 2018

By Rebecca Gallivan Ever since I was a little girl, music has been an important part of my life. At six or seven years old my parents recognized my love of music and began encouraging me, supporting my goals by signing me up for voice and violin lessons. I am forever grateful.  As the new… [Read More]

Kathy Meyers Wins Equine Art Award

August 2018

Winthrop Gallery artist Kathy Meyers was recently awarded two honors for her acrylic painting “Move to Spring Pasture” from Equine Art 2018.  Equine Art 2018 is made up of the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association and Emerald Downs, of Burien, Washington. Kathy was awarded the “Dr. Donald & Beverly Turner… [Read More]

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