Get Involved


Volunteers help at events, contribute skilled labor, maintain our grounds, and contribute in many other ways! Members of the TwispWorks Board of Directors of the Twisp Public Development Authority (PDA) and the TwispWork Foundation guide the organizations. Contact for more information about volunteering.


The TwispWorks Foundation manages financial donations towards the TwispWorks mission and goals.


Looking to rent a space or hold an event on the TwispWorks campus? We have a wide variety of spaces available for rent short-term, seasonably and year round. Check out the current spaces that are available and then email Tori Karpenko at for more information.

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…

Teen Center Call for Volunteers

A usual Friday night at the Teen Center

A usual Friday night at the Teen Center

The Valley Teen Center needs adult volunteer chaperones! The number of kids attending the teen center is growing every week and the small (but enthusiastic) crew of regular volunteers needs your help. Activities include movie night, ping-pong, and other games and events such as SuperHero Rollerskate Night. Valley Teen Center Orientation Tuesday, November 10 6 PM Valley Teen Center at TwispWorks Call Elan at 997-3300 with questions, or email    

2nd Annual Salmon Celebration and Dinner


The Methow Restoration Council (MRC) has teamed up with Methow Arts Alliance, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center, and TwispWorks to create the second annual Methow Salmon Celebration and Community Dinner to honor the teamwork and community support involved in restoring salmon in the Methow. The event took place on Sunday, September 30 from 1:00-7:30 pm. Following a variety of activities at the Twisp River Ponds restoration site, the festivities moved to TwispWorks for a salmon and potluck dinner, local music, and a bonfire. Over Read the Rest…

Art Walk: A Twispted Treasure Hunt

Steve Ward's Art

Steve Ward's Art

  On September 22nd, the Town of Twisp Art District will transform in to a one-of-a-kind Art Walk tying together local businesses, galleries, studios, and arts organizations in a “Twispted Treasures” scavenger hunt. Discover some of Twisp’s best local art and artists, snack on refreshments, and enjoy live music as you stroll through downtown Twisp looking for scavenger hunt clues at participating locations.     As part of the Art Walk, TwispWorks will be featuring a multi-media installation of the Read the Rest…

Tell us how you feel!


Have you recently attended an event or program at TwispWorks? Excited about a specific aspect of TwispWorks? We want to hear all about it! In an effort to serve you better TwispWorks is welcoming from those who have attended a recent event .   Please help us improve by participating in a short (1 min.) survey about TwispWorks events and programs. Start Survey!

Panel Discussion: Building Partnerships


Tuesday, July 10, 2012, join us for breakfast at TwispWorks to learn more about building effective partnerships. Panelists Mark Wenzel (Methow Valley School District); Julie Muyllaert (Methow Cycle and Sport), Sarah Brooks (Methow Conservancy) and Jennifer Molesworth (Bureau of Reclamation) will offer insights to help TwispWorks’ three VISTA members (and others in the community) approach building partnerships. Tuesday, July 10 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. TwispWorks Conference Room $5 suggested donation for coffee & pastries RSVP to

Call for Applications: Artist Residency


TwispWorks seeks applications from local and visiting artists for its Fall 2012 Artist Residency. Applications for the fall session, September 15-December 15, 2012, are due July 16, 2012. Residencies will be available to two visiting artists and two local artists. Eligible artists include: visual artists of all media installation artists sculptors muralists writers audio/video artists. This residency, we are particularly interested in inviting visiting artists with the following interests: -Large scale mural, sculpture or installation -Teaching (K-12) Participants in the Read the Rest…

Community Foundation Supports TwispWorks


Two grants from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington will help TwispWorks bring AmeriCorps VISTA assistance to the region this year. A grant of $1,000 from the Methow Valley Fund of the Community Foundation will pay some of the costs of renovating the Bunkhouse, where two AmeriCorps VISTA members are living this year; the Bunkhouse is also home to the TwispWorks Artist in Residence program. An additional grant of $2,371 from the Regional Impact Grants will support the administrative Read the Rest…

TwispWorks AmeriCorps VISTA Members

TwispWorks VISTA members

Alison Gillette, Elan Ebeling and Marissa Burkett

Three members of the AmeriCorps VISTA program will spend the next year working at TwispWorks on projects related to economic development for the Methow Valley and Okanogan County. Listen to an interview on KTRT with the three new members of tour team. The VISTA members are participating in a federally-funded national service program designed to help communities alleviate poverty. VISTA members work full time for one year. They receive a poverty-level living stipend and, at the end of their service, Read the Rest…

Invention Works First Aid Class May 5


Invention Works is hosting a first aid class on May 5th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Gateway Building at TwispWorks. The class is open to anyone, and may be of particular value to employers as well as electricians, for whom the class may qualify for 8 CEU credits (call for more information) Cost: $60.00. Register in advance to ensure a space, registration available at the door if space available. To register call Steve 509 997 1325  or Read the Rest…