Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey offers year-round visual arts classes for all ages. Classes are offered in a variety of formats, including multi-week sessions and one-day and consecutive-days workshops. We also offer online classes featuring instructors from across the country.

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Upcoming visual arts classes:


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Saturday, December 10 - Saturday, December 10

Time
Saturday, 1 - 4 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Age Range

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Quick, easy, and totally awesome holiday gift!
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Wednesday, December 14 - Wednesday, December 14

Time
Wednesday, December 14th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

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Join CTAC's Egan Franks Holzhausen for a glass of wine and a festive, relaxed evening of painting.
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Saturday, December 17 - Saturday, December 17

Time
Saturday, 1 - 4 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
Age Range

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Make this heartFELT gift or added decor for your tree!
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Sunday, December 18 - Sunday, December 18

Time
Sunday, 1 - 4 PM
Grade Range
5th grade - Adult
Age Range

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Join local artist Lindsey Claire Newman make holiday collage cards & gift tags
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Tuesday, January 10 - Tuesday, March 28

Time
Tuesdays, 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

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Experienced ceramic artists can sign up for this 12-week open-studio-style class.
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Tuesday, January 10 - Tuesday, January 10

Time
Tuesday, January 10th: 3:30 - 6:30pm (first come, first serve)
Grade Range
8th grade - 12th grade
Age Range

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Receive feedback on your creative work in this free one-on-one session.
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Tuesday, January 10 - Tuesday, February 14

Time
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Sign up for this popular clay class. Spots are limited and fill fast!
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Friday, January 13 - Friday, February 17

Time
Fridays, 12:00 - 3:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Sign up for this popular clay class. Spots are limited and fill fast!
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 21

Time
Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
Age Range

2 - 4

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Join Ms. Egan for play-based art activities for our littlest artists!
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 21

Time
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Develop your drawing skills! Beginner level course.
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Tuesday, January 17 - Saturday, May 20

Time
Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm & Saturdays 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grade Range
8th grade - 12th grade
Age Range

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Build a competitive art portfolio and take the next step with your creative practice.
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 21

Time
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:00pm
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Explore different techniques of keeping a personal journal!
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 21

Time
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 7:00pm
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

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Kickstart your creativity in the new year with teaching artist Lindsey Claire Newman
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Wednesday, January 18 - Wednesday, February 22

Time
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Grab a spot in this popular introductory watercolor class.
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Wednesday, January 18 - Wednesday, February 22

Time
Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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This 6-week course will further develop your watercolor skills.
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Thursday, January 19 - Thursday, March 23

Time
Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

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Make the most of CTAC's studio and Conrad etching press!
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Friday, January 20 - Friday, February 24

Time
Fridays, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

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Think you might want to try painting? This class is for you.
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Friday, January 20 - Friday, February 24

Time
Fridays, 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 3rd grade
Age Range

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Afterschool art experience for the creative kiddo!
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Monday, February 27 - Monday, March 20

Time
Mondays, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

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4-week beginner printmaking class introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Wednesday, March 01 - Wednesday, March 22

Time
Wednesdays, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Grade Range
7th grade - 9th grade
Age Range

12 - 15

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For the student interested in illustration, comics, and anime.
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Thursday, March 02 - Thursday, March 23

Time
Thursdays, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Expand your color knowledge and mixing with acrylic paint
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Friday, March 03 - Friday, March 24

Time
Fridays, 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Grade Range
6th grade - 8th grade
Age Range

11 - 14

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Learn fine art printmaking (relief, intaglio, and monoprinting) techniques. Designed for beginners.
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Tuesday, April 11 - Tuesday, May 16

Time
Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
Age Range

2 - 4

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Join Ms. Egan for play-based art activities for our littlest artists!
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Tuesday, April 11 - Tuesday, May 16

Time
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Improve your compositions with this advanced Drawing and Design foundations course.
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Thursday, April 13 - Thursday, May 18

Time
Thursdays, 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
Age Range

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Spend the afternoon with creative fun in CTAC's clay studio!
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Friday, April 14 - Friday, May 19

Time
Fridays, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
11th grade - Adult
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Painting class for the student with painting experience!
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Friday, April 14 - Friday, May 19

Time
Fridays, 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 3rd grade
Age Range

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Afterschool art experience for the creative kiddo!