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Yearly Archives: 2012

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The Clarke Historical Library, Molson Art Collection of Children’s Book Illustrations

Exhibition dates: JANUARY 18 – APRIL 5, 2014

McCurdy Tarzan (742x800)

Fifty-two original works of art created as book illustrations from the Clarke Historical Library’s Molson Art Collection at Central Michigan University were on display at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, Michigan from January 18 through April 5, 2014.  Francis Molson, a retired CMU English professor and former chair of the English department, and his wife Mary Lois Molson, a former second grade teacher, have donated over 50 pieces of original artwork which they have collected over several years.
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Kitchen Painters

Kitchen Painters Drop-In Painting Group Are you looking for a place to paint and gain inspiration from other painters? The Kitchen Painters invite artists of all levels to join them for open studio time. The atmosphere is friendly and provides encouragement and assistance. All mediums are welcome; watercolor, acrylics, oil, pastel, pencil, ink, etc. The… Continue Reading

A Walk Along the Shore


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Bob deJonge is a native Michigander who has been walking the shore of the lakes since childhood when his parents summered in the “old white cottage” near Holland, Michigan. A Walk Along the Shore showcased the power and beauty of the Great Lakes while challenging the viewer with issues having to do with the preservation of this incredible resource. Continue Reading

Preview Wine Tasting

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 6:00 – 8:30 PM

D’Art for Art

Thursday, July 12, 2012
6:00 – 10:00 PM

D’Art for Art is Crooked Tree Arts Center’s largest fundraiser. It is one of the premier events in northern Michigan and it is not your typical fundraising party! It’s a two-day event with a delicious arts and epicurean emphasis! Continue Reading

eddi Awards

September 21st, 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Crooked Tree Arts Center

The eddi Awards honor local individuals and organizations that work to keep the arts alive in northern Michigan. Make your reservation today to join us in honoring them! Click here for more information and to nominate someone. Continue Reading

Oil Painters of America Salon 2013


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Gold medal award, vadim dolgov “Waiter”

The Oil Painters of America’s first ever Summer Salon was hosted by the Crooked Tree Arts Center during the summer of 2013! On display were over 370 paintings from across the United States representing the best of oil painting in the country. Crooked Tree Arts Center was transformed into a salon style exhibition space with a summer full of fine art, lectures, workshops and special events. Continue Reading

Art, Food & Beauty…A Cultural Tour of Italy


September 5 – 14, 2014

We are so excited to be working with Voyager Trips to bring an exclusive tour of Italy to CTAC members.  From Northern Michigan to Northern Italy: a week (September 5-14, 2014) experiencing the best of this land, from the natural beauty of the Cinque Terre to the gastronomic heaven of Parma, from the artistic wonders of Milan to the beguiling old town center of Genoa.
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