Winthrop and the surrounding Methow Valley are renowned for the artists and craftspersons who call this place their home.
Here are several galleries that showcase the work of local, regional and other artists. You'll also find unique and unforgettable gifts and novelties, and likely run into an artist or two during your visit.
Address: 236 Riverside Avenue
Winthrop, WA 98862
Winthrop GlassworksIncredible, local artisan hand-blown glassware, perfect for the home and gift-giving. Stop by and watch Garth blow glass and provide history and humor about glass blowing in the process. Located on main street in downtown Winthrop.
3-day, award-winning blues festival (named 'Best US Festival 2015' by Memphis-based Blues Foundation) features such legendary performers as Mavis Staples, John Mayall, Eric Burdon, Charlie Musselwhite. Draws, music fans from across the US West and Canada. The Methow's largest event. Produced by the non-profit Winthrop Music Association, the festival has donated over $50k in the past 10 years to support hunger relief, music education in the Methow.