Art Classes in Traverse City

With a focus on the visual arts, CTAC-TC offers year-round art classes, lectures, and other special opportunities for all ages. Our classroom is large, comfortable, and has great natural light. A utility sink, drinking fountain, and restrooms are just steps away.

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Wednesday, January 11 - Wednesday, April 26

Time
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grade Range
8th grade - 12th grade
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Build a competitive art portfolio and take the next step with your creative practice.
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Thursday, January 12 - Thursday, January 12

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Friday, January 13 - Friday, February 03

Time
Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Create fused glass elements for a unique mosaic project.
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Friday, January 13 - Friday, January 27

Time
Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn how to make fused glass cabochons (domed tiles) for jewelry and accessories.
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Saturday, January 14 - Saturday, January 14

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Saturday, January 14 - Saturday, January 14

Time
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn journaling techniques for self-awareness, creative expression, and resilience.
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Monday, January 16 - Monday, February 06

Time
Mondays, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Afterschool class for young teens who love comics, graphic novels, drawing.
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Monday, January 16 - Monday, February 06

Time
Mondays, 4:00-5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Explore mixed media techniques on paper and canvas.
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Monday, January 16 - Monday, January 16

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Monday, January 16 - Monday, February 06

Time
Monday, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Make an art journal to capture everyday moments
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 07

Time
Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Teens will develop and enhance their drawing and sketching skills.
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 07

Time
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Beginner/intermediate class teaches the foundational concepts of oil and acrylic painting.
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, January 17

Time
Tuesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Great opportunity to learn about painting with watercolor before purchasing supplies!
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Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 07

Time
Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Learn drawing and urban sketching techniques.
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Wednesday, January 18 - Wednesday, February 08

Time
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn how to interpret what you see with paint.
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Thursday, January 19 - Thursday, January 19

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Thursday, January 19 - Thursday, February 09

Time
Thursdays 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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This class is developed to help teens build their drawing and painting vocabulary and confidence.
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Saturday, January 21 - Saturday, January 21

Time
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Create an art canvas to empower your word of the year.
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Monday, January 23 - Monday, January 23

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, January 26 - Thursday, January 26

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, January 28 - Saturday, January 28

Time
Saturday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Fun introductory metal smithing workshop.
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Monday, January 30 - Monday, January 30

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Tuesday, January 31 - Tuesday, February 21

Time
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn the foundations of watercolor painting with Margaret Weeks
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Wednesday, February 01 - Wednesday, March 15

Time
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Learn the basic techniques of design, hand stitching and embellishments.
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Thursday, February 02 - Thursday, February 02

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, February 04 - Saturday, February 04

Time
Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Have fun playing with watercolors in this one-day all supplies included workshop
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Monday, February 06 - Monday, February 06

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Tuesday, February 07 - Tuesday, March 21

Time
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 2nd grade
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Kids will explore new art techniques each week!
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Thursday, February 09 - Thursday, February 09

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, February 11 - Saturday, February 11

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Monday, February 13 - Monday, February 13

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, February 16 - Thursday, February 16

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Monday, February 20 - Monday, March 13

Time
Mondays, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Afterschool class for young teens who love comics, graphic novels, drawing.
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Monday, February 20 - Monday, February 20

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Learn how to incorporate a watercolor wash to your drawings.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Teens will develop and enhance their drawing and sketching skills.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Explore techniques to paint landscapes with water.
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Wednesday, February 22 - Wednesday, March 15

Time
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Beginner printmaking class introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Thursday, February 23 - Thursday, February 23

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Thursday, February 23 - Thursday, March 16

Time
Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Beginner printmaking class introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Saturday, February 25 - Saturday, February 25

Time
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Experiment with fun mixed media techniques in Beth's collage on canvas workshop.
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Monday, February 27 - Monday, February 27

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 02 - Thursday, March 02

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Monday, March 06 - Monday, March 06

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 09 - Thursday, March 09

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, March 11 - Saturday, March 11

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Monday, March 13 - Monday, March 13

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 16 - Thursday, March 16

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Monday, March 20 - Monday, March 20

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 23 - Thursday, March 23

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing