Public Art

Twisp Ponds Discovery Center

Spring 2021

A Methow River Collaborative Project. There are few better places to spend a sunny autumn afternoon than at the Twisp Ponds Discovery Center located at 53 Twisp River Road, Twisp, WA. Located just a half mile out of Twisp on Twisp River Road, the Twisp Ponds site is a complex of streams, rearing ponds, meandering… [Read More]

Better watch out: Yeti-Claus came to town

Winter 2020.21

Like his more conventional namesake, Yeti-Claus appeared in the night, while not a creature was stirring to see him make his grand entrance. But unlike Santa, Yeti-Claus has remained in Twisp past Christmas and into the new year. The brainchild of artists Bryan Putnam (who owns Twisp’s Printmade Apparel Co. and Pinetooth Press) and Jessica… [Read More]

Art Videos – Public Art Tours

School Year 2020.2021

The communities served by Methow Arts are filled with public art pieces, ranging from sculpture to mural to chainsaw art! Led by local and regional teaching artists, our public art tours help you learn more about the artist who created the piece, what story the art might tell, the process behind creating the art. We… [Read More]

The Methow River Poems of William Stafford

Summer 2020

by Ashley Lodato, Methow Arts staff writer Settled in scenic spots along the Methow River from Pateros to Washington Pass, the Methow River Poems invite readers to feel the grandeur of the watershed’s stark beauty through the words of the late Poet Laureate William Stafford. Seeking an alternative to the natural history interpretive signs the… [Read More]

DECEMBER: Critters in the Rivers

December 2019

The 2019 ‘Living with the Methow River Calendar’ offers monthly information about our river habitat. It also showcases students’ artwork created in Methow Arts Education Programs after learning about our rivers from biologists. Learn more about our critters by visiting some the following sites: Twisp Ponds Discovery Center, Cottonwood Trail, The Winthrop Barn Trail, and Whitefish Island.… [Read More]

NOVEMBER: Critters in the Rivers

November 2019

The 2019 ‘Living with the Methow River Calendar’ offers monthly information about our river habitat. It also showcases students’ artwork created in Methow Arts Education Programs after learning about our rivers from biologists. Learn more about our critters by visiting some the following sites: Twisp Ponds Discovery Center, Cottonwood Trail, The Winthrop Barn Trail, and Whitefish Island.… [Read More]

OCTOBER: Critters in the Rivers

October 2019

The 2019 ‘Living with the Methow River Calendar’ offers monthly information about our river habitat. It also showcases students’ artwork created in Methow Arts Education Programs after learning about our rivers from biologists. Learn more about our critters by visiting some the following sites: Twisp Ponds Discovery Center, Cottonwood Trail, The Winthrop Barn Trail, and Whitefish Island.… [Read More]

SEPTEMBER: Critters in the Rivers

September 2019

The 2019 ‘Living with the Methow River Calendar’ offers monthly information about our river habitat. It also showcases students’ artwork created in Methow Arts Education Programs after learning about our rivers from biologists. Learn more about our critters by visiting some the following sites: Twisp Ponds Discovery Center, Cottonwood Trail, The Winthrop Barn Trail, and Whitefish Island.… [Read More]

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