Historical visions of snow
The Shafer Historical Museum is displaying 18 photos from its collections from the 1900s to 1930s that typify what wintertime was like for residents of Methow Valley towns, through April at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp.
Suggested donation is $5. Children 18 and younger can view the exhibit for free. Please wear masks when viewing the photos.
Photographs can also be viewed at the Shafer’s website, www.shafermuseum.org.
‘Kiss the Ground’ screening
Classroom in Bloom will host a free screening of the film “Kiss the Ground” on Thursday (March 18), from 7-9 p.m., via Zoom. The film is a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on a “new, old approach” to farming called “regenerative agriculture,” according to a Classroom in Bloom press release. A community discussion will follow.
For information about watching the film, visit www.classroominbloom.org/new-events/2021/3/18/kiss-the-ground-film-screening-and-community-discussion, or email email@example.com.
Methow Arts events
Methow Arts in Twisp is offering several events and classes over the next few weeks:
• A pop-up art market featuring watercolor artwork, cards, posters and more by artist Bethany Wray, on Saturday and Sunday (March 20 and 21) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day at the Methow Arts office, 204 E. Second St.
• On Tuesday (March 23) at 5:30 p.m., a basic-level online course in e-commerce for artists with Nicole Ringgold. Cost is $35; scholarships are available to artists.
• On March 25, an online, upper-level class for artists to learn more about sales via social media, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $35; scholarships are available to artists.
• On March 30 at 6 p.m., an online “sip and paint” session with Bethany Wray. Cost is $45.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register for classes.
Congressional Art Competition
Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) has announced the start of the annual Central Washington Congressional Art Competition, inviting all high school students in the 4th Congressional District to participate. The winning entry will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol, and this year’s winner will receive two airline tickets to visit Washington, D.C. and attend a reception hosted by the Congressional Institute. All artwork must be submitted to one of Newhouse’s district offices by April 30. For more information, visit https://newhouse.house.gov/services/art-competition.