Visual Arts Classes in Petoskey

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:


Wednesday, July 06 - Wednesday, July 06

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Time
Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 PM
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July 06, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Drop-in figure drawing sessions with model

Saturday, July 09 - Saturday, July 09

Presented by
Time
July 9, 1:30 - 4:30pm
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July 09, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Learn how to work with natural dye at home using foraged dyestuff.
Instructor

Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Register by
July 11, 2022
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 3rd grade
Explore new art techniques each week
Instructor

Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:30 - 4:30pm
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July 11, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Create fun and playful projects inspired by your pets.
Instructor

Tuesday, July 19 - Tuesday, August 23

Presented by
Time
Tuesdays, 12:00 - 3:00pm
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July 19, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Clay and pottery class designed for experienced and advanced ceramic artists.
Instructor
Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:00am - 12:00pm
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July 19, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Explore printmaking techniques with Liz Erlewine
Instructor

Wednesday, July 20 - Wednesday, August 24

Presented by
Time
Wednesdays, 10:00am - 12:00 pm
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July 20, 2022
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 2nd grade
Kids clay classes are back!
Instructor

Wednesday, July 20 - Wednesday, August 24

Presented by
Time
Wednesdays, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
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July 20, 2022
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
Kids clay classes are back!
Instructor

Friday, July 22 - Saturday, July 23

Presented by
Time
July 22 and 23, 10:00am - 3:00pm
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July 22, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
An introductory and deeper dive into the mediums of alcohol inks and mixed media.
Instructor
Presented by
Time
July 23 and 24, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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July 23, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Learn the basics of iron forging in this fun introductory metals course.
Instructor

Monday, July 25 - Friday, July 29

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:00am - 12:00pm
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July 25, 2022
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 3rd grade
Explore new art techniques each week
Instructor

Tuesday, July 26 - Friday, July 29

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30am - 4:30pm
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July 25, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Loosen up your style and paint expressive landscapes.
Instructor

Friday, July 29 - Friday, July 29

Presented by
Time
July 29, 4:00 - 6:00pm
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July 29, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Meet artist Eric Jacobsen and see what goes into his painting practice.
Instructor

Saturday, July 30 - Saturday, July 30

Presented by
Time
July 30, 1:30 - 4:30pm
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July 30, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Learn how to formulate and utilize indigo dye.
Instructor
Presented by
Time
Daily, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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July 31, 2022
Grade Range
9th grade - 12th grade
Build a competitive art portfolio and take the next step with your creative practice.
Instructor

Monday, August 01 - Friday, August 05

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Register by
August 01, 2022
Grade Range
6th grade - 8th grade
This workshop covers the key fundamentals for rendering two-dimensional images.
Instructor

Sunday, August 07 - Tuesday, August 09

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30am - 4:30pm
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August 06, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Explore your creative process with Intuitive Collage.

Monday, August 08 - Friday, August 12

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:30 - 4:30pm
Register by
August 08, 2022
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 3rd grade
Explore new art techniques each week
Instructor

Monday, August 08 - Friday, August 12

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:00am - 12:00pm
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August 08, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Create original works paintings inspired by Michigan summers.
Instructor

Wednesday, August 10 - Wednesday, August 10

Presented by
Time
August 10, 4:00 - 6:00pm
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August 10, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Discover Spencer Meagher's welcoming approach to painting.
Instructor

Thursday, August 11 - Saturday, August 13

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30am - 4:30pm
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August 10, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Enjoy the challenge and pleasure of painting a landscape from life, "en plein air" .
Instructor

Saturday, August 13 - Sunday, August 14

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Time
August 13 and 14, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.
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August 13, 2022
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
This introductory jewelry-making class will teach you key skills and tools for metalsmithing.
Instructor

Monday, August 22 - Thursday, August 25

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30am - 4:30pm
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August 21, 2022
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
Watercolor painting for beginner to professional painters.
Instructor

Tuesday, September 20 - Saturday, December 10

Presented by
Time
Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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September 20, 2022
Grade Range
8th grade - 12th grade
Build a competitive art portfolio and take the next step with your creative practice.

Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Register by
June 20, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Spend a fun week exploring printmaking techniques!
Instructor
Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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June 20, 2022
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
Explore needle felting and hand sewing techniques, and create your own stuffed animal!

Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Register by
June 20, 2022
Grade Range
8th grade - 12th grade
Explore this fascinating artist process to create your own one-of-a-kind artworks!
Instructor
Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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June 19, 2022
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
We've added an afternoon session! Campers will design and create their own stuffed animal!!
Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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June 20, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Use an image of a bird, fish, or flower to create three works of art!
Instructor

Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 01

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Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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June 27, 2022
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 4th grade
Explore mixed media techniques, and learn about five great American artists!

Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 01

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
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June 27, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
A fun week creating art inspired by American Artists with different mixed media techniques.

Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 01

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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June 27, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Spend a fun week creating mosaics inspired by your spirit animal.
Instructor

Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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July 11, 2022
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
Let's learn about the influential Bauhaus Art Movement and its geometric, abstract designs!
Instructor

Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Register by
July 11, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
Let's learn about the influential Bauhaus Art Movement and its geometric, abstract designs!

Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22

Presented by
Time
Daily, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Register by
July 18, 2022
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
This is the perfect camp for the animal lover!

Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22

Presented by
Time
Daily, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Register by
July 18, 2022
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
A fun week learning about animals using mixed media art techniques.