MVCAC 2016 Winter Retreat Feb 5-13

Come visit the MVCAC for a 8 day pottery intensive designed to help ceramic artists of all levels find and develop a unique and concise voice in clay. The retreat will start Friday February 5 at 7pm with introductions, snacks and beverages, a brief orientation, and plenty of conversation. Gain 24 hour access to the MVCAC studio and its multitude of equipment and firing styles. Then meet each evening for a group conversation and critique hosted by MVCAC founder and Read the Rest…

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North Cascades National Park & eqpd Partner

TwispWorks partner eqpd (pronounced “equipped”) and North Cascades National Park and North Cascades Institute have collaborated to pilot the “Partners Project”.   The program, designed to celebrate organizations with strong missions and good intentions, applies a partner’s logo to the exterior of a bag and prints their mission statement on the inside. The “Last Bag”, eqpd’s signature line of bags that stand for something, serves as the perfect canvas for the program.   Founder and senior designer Jonathan Baker comments that “the Read the Rest…


For Lease: Studio in Bernard Hosey Founders Building

Looking for an inspiring, collaborative environment to launch or grow a business in the creative industries? Join an all-star cast in one of the finest buildings in the Methow Valley, the Bernard Hosey Founders Building. THE BERNARD HOSEY FOUNDERS BUILDING Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, this 6,700 sq.ft. warehouse was used for 70 years by to coordinate and equip fire fighting on the Twisp Ranger District. The building is named for sculptor Bernard Hosey, who Read the Rest…

Some of the TwispWorks family of board members, staff and campus partners.

Put the Works in TwispWorks! Calling all Volunteers…

Ever wondered what makes TwispWorks tick?  Find out by volunteering.  TwispWorks is looking for community and arts minded folks who can lend their time, expertise and dashing good looks to keep TwispWorks ticking! Gardening get you going? Tool belt your go-to accessory? Help  keep the TwispWorks campus beautiful and the buildings in tiptop shape by volunteering to help with landscape and maintenance projects. Ever fantasized about being Julie from the Love Boat for a day?  Volunteer to be TwispWorks very own Read the Rest…

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Summer at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center

The Methow Valley Interpretive Center hosts events, videos and displays that highlight the cultural and natural history of the Methow Valley with a mission is to create, fund and operate an interpretive center that recognizes the pre-European native inhabitants and portrays the geology and natural history of the Methow Valley. The Native Plant Garden continues to grow and evolve with new plants and zones being added all the time.   Stop by to see all the hard work and loving care Read the Rest…

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Bernard Hosey Founders Building Opens

On Friday, May 22, TwispWorks dedicated the Bernard Hosey Founders’ Building. The building, known by the Forest Service as the “fire cache” building and more recently as the North Warehouse, was built in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The building is a carbon copy of ranger station warehouses built throughout the West during that era. Thanks to our dry weather, the 6,000 square foot building is in excellent condition. However, it was never used year-round and required updated plumbing Read the Rest…


Economic Development Survey

The Winthrop and Twisp Chambers, in partnership with TwispWorks, are looking at ways we can increase the economic vitality of the Methow. We’d like to hear your ideas. Please click here to take a short survey.    


SBA Recovery Resources for Business, Individuals

The Small Business Administration has declared our area a disaster, and SBA representatives have set up an office in Twisp to offer the following services: Answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan programs Explain the application process Help individuals and business owners complete their loan applications Types of Disaster Loans Available: Home Disaster Loans – Loans to homeowners or renters to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate or personal property owned by the victim. Renters are eligible for their personal property Read the Rest…


Classic Car Cruise-In

Wednesday, August 20 5:30-8:30pm   The Methow Motorheads return to TwispWorks for the August Class Car Cruise-In. Hot Rods, trucks, and more will gather in the TwispWorks parking lot from 5:30pm until 8:30pm with hot dogs and soda available to all. Contact Don for details, 509-860-1610


4th Annual Community Harvest Potluck

CLICK HERE TO TELL US WHAT YOU’RE BRINGING! Sunday, September 28 5pm til dark Please bring a potluck dish to share   Join TwispWorks, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center and your neighbors in celebration of the harvest, changing seasons and our hard working local farmers and food producers. Bring a chair and blanket, plus a main dish, side dish, dessert or beverage to share! There will be lawn games, live music and fun for all. Please let us know what Read the Rest…