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“Our National Parks” Juried Photography Exhibit
“Our National Parks” Juried Photography Exhibit @ CTAC-Petoskey
Jun 1 – Sep 9 all-day
"Our National Parks" Juried Photography Exhibit @ CTAC-Petoskey | Petoskey | Michigan | United States
“Our National Parks” is a juried photography exhibit in honor of Ansel Adams and the 100th Anniversary of our National Parks.  All photographs are the best outdoor, nature, and landscape photography made within National Park System sites. Continue Reading
Ansel Adams: Masterworks
Ansel Adams: Masterworks @ Bonfield & Gilbert Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day
Ansel Adams: Masterworks @ Bonfield & Gilbert Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Crooked Tree Arts Center is pleased to present  Ansel Adams : Masterworks for the summer of 2017.   The exhibit is comprised of 48 iconic images of Ansel Adams and 1 portrait of Ansel Adams by James Continue Reading
Our National Parks Exhibit at the Petoskey District Library
Our National Parks Exhibit at the Petoskey District Library @ Petoskey District Library
Jun 3 – Sep 20 all-day
Our National Parks Exhibit at the Petoskey District Library @ Petoskey District Library
Our National Parks at the Library features over 30 photographs made in our National Parks. This exhibition is part our celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks, and is presented in conjunction with Crooked Continue Reading
Call for Artists: Petoskey Merry Makers Marketplace 2017
Call for Artists: Petoskey Merry Makers Marketplace 2017 @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Jun 5 – Oct 11 all-day
Call for Artists:  Petoskey Merry Makers Marketplace 2017 @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
CTAC is seeking artists, designers, artisans, crafters and producers to participate in the 3rd Annual Merry Makers Marketplace.  We’re expanding!  This year Merry Makers Marketplace in Petoskey will be held in Crooked Tree Arts Center’s galleries and the Carnegie Library Building,to accommodate over 40 Continue Reading
Call for Artists! 2017 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
Call for Artists! 2017 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition @ CTAC Bonfield Gallery - Petoskey
Jun 5 – Aug 27 all-day
Call for Artists! 2017 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition @ CTAC Bonfield Gallery - Petoskey
 The 2017 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition of 2D and relief work will be presented in the Ermy B. & Gordon B. Bonfield Gallery from October 21 through January 6. The 2017 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition Continue Reading
Call for Artists! Traverse City Merry Makers Marketplace 2017
Call for Artists! Traverse City Merry Makers Marketplace 2017 @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
Jun 5 – Oct 4 all-day
Call for Artists! Traverse City Merry Makers Marketplace 2017 @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Crooked Tree Arts Center is pleased to present the Merry Makers Marketplace, held indoors at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Traverse City, Michigan, November 17th & 18th. An art fair, holiday celebration, and all kinds of Continue Reading
Monte Nagler: Visions of Light
Monte Nagler: Visions of Light @ CTAC-Traverse City
Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day
Monte Nagler: Visions of Light @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City presents Monte Nagler: Visions of Light, a collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Monte Nagler began photographing seriously after Continue Reading
Northern Lights Photography Exhibition
Northern Lights Photography Exhibition @ CTAC-Traverse City
Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day
Northern Lights Photography Exhibition @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
In summer 2017, Crooked Tree Arts Center will present a juried photography exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. This exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters, an organization of over Continue Reading
Call for Photographers! 2018 Juried Photography Exhibition
Call for Photographers! 2018 Juried Photography Exhibition
Jul 12 – Nov 18 all-day
Call for Photographers! 2018 Juried Photography Exhibition
Crooked Tree Arts Center, in Petoskey, presents the 2018 Juried Photography Exhibition. This year’s juror is the accomplished photographer and founder of the annual Photostock Festival, Bill Schwab. The call is open to all residents Continue Reading
Guided Gallery Tour 10:00 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Experience the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit through a guided tour with a trained docent.  Meet in the galleries. No registration necessary!  Tours are free and open to the public. Free Event! Upcoming Tour Dates: Tuesdays, June Continue Reading
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Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the Steel & Wood 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the Steel & Wood @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 3 @ 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the Steel & Wood @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Steel & Wood Bluegrass of Northern Michigan includes John A. Neiswander on Guitar, Irene Kazmers on Fiddle, Bruce Walker on Mandolin, and John Hussey on Bass/Banjo. Learn more about Steel & Wood. Continue Reading
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Call for Artists! CTAC-Petoskey Annual Paint Out
Call for Artists! CTAC-Petoskey Annual Paint Out @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
Call for Artists! CTAC-Petoskey Annual Paint Out @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Join us in Petoskey for our annual plein air paint out! There is no fee to participate, and cash prizes will be awarded! And with two days to participate, night owls and early birds alike will find their Continue Reading
CTAC Summer Artisans Market 9:00 am
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Shop for a wide variety of local art, artisanal goods and foods outside on the Bidwell Plaza at Crooked Tree Arts Center on Fridays (June 16 – September 29) from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM!  Live entertainment! The mission of the Crooked Tree Continue Reading
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Summertime Adventures in Art 10:30 am
Summertime Adventures in Art @ CTAC-Traverse City
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Summertime Adventures in Art @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Join certified art teacher Stacey Balchunas Pulliam for a rotation of projects exploring different art media. Students will learn different tools and methods of art making. Drop-in anytime during the session and stay as long Continue Reading
Wet Paint Sale & Reception-Petoskey 6:00 pm
Wet Paint Sale & Reception-Petoskey @ Bidwell Plaza-CTAC Petoskey
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Wet Paint Sale & Reception-Petoskey @ Bidwell Plaza-CTAC Petoskey
Join us for the “Wet Paint Reception & Sale” for the Sunset to Sunrise Paint Out on Saturday, August 5th 6-7:30 p.m. @ CTAC Petoskey on the Bidwell Plaza (weather permitting). View the fabulous “summer in Northern Continue Reading
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Coffee @ Ten with Jay Crouse 10:00 am
Coffee @ Ten with Jay Crouse @ Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee @ Ten with Jay Crouse @ Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Jay Crouse was born into a photography family.  Jay’s Dad, Jack, was an avid photographer, complete with a darkroom in their home.  Along with catching the picture-taking passion from his Dad, Jay’s interest continued to Continue Reading
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Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film Screening 7:00 pm
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film Screening @ Theater, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film Screening @ Theater, CTAC-Petoskey
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film is a 2002 documentary and biographical film that traces the life of the American photographer Ansel Adams. He is most noted for his landscape images of the American West. The Continue Reading
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Music on the Bidwell Plaza with Sky & Signal 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with Sky & Signal @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 10 @ 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with Sky & Signal @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Sky & Signal is a northern Michigan indie dream-pop trio that draws from influences such as progressive rock, jazz, pop, and indie. Their music blends analog and digital instrumentation; lyrically, they focus on the need Continue Reading
Guided Gallery Tour 1:00 pm
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Experience the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit through a guided tour with a trained docent.  Meet in the galleries. No registration necessary!  Tours are free and open to the public. Free Event! Upcoming Tour Dates: Tuesdays, June Continue Reading
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CTAC Summer Artisans Market 9:00 am
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Shop for a wide variety of local art, artisanal goods and foods outside on the Bidwell Plaza at Crooked Tree Arts Center on Fridays (June 16 – September 29) from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM!  Live entertainment! The mission of the Crooked Tree Continue Reading
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Artist in Residence Talk: Darkness and Subject and/or Object 10:00 am
Artist in Residence Talk: Darkness and Subject and/or Object @ Theater - CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Artist in Residence Talk:  Darkness and Subject and/or Object @ Theater - CTAC-Petoskey
In 2015, CTAC Artist in Residence, Amanda Hamilton, decided to return to painting after almost a decade spent largely on video works.  She spent a few months playing around with paint and making a mess, Continue Reading
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Guided Gallery Tour 10:00 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Experience the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit through a guided tour with a trained docent.  Meet in the galleries. No registration necessary!  Tours are free and open to the public. Free Event! Upcoming Tour Dates: Tuesdays, June Continue Reading
Opening Reception: Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual 7:00 pm
Opening Reception: Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual @ CTAC-Traverse City
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception: Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Members are invited to celebration the opening of Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual: Meditative Minimalism, a new exhibition at our Traverse City location. Enjoy wine, light bites, and mix and mingle with the artists. Members also Continue Reading
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Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual: Meditative Minimalism
Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual: Meditative Minimalism @ CTAC-Traverse City
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day
Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual: Meditative Minimalism @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Practice, Rhythm, and Ritual: Meditative Minimalism will explore relationships between studio practices and rituals, mindfulness, and materials. Four Michigan artists will exhibit works in a variety of media and forms. Lydia Boda will create mixed Continue Reading
Summer Super Swirl 5:30 pm
Summer Super Swirl @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Super Swirl @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Mingle among the beautiful backdrop of our summer exhibitions as you stroll through the indoor and outdoor spaces of the arts center. Enjoy live-art demonstrations and music by multiple performers and sample fine wines and Continue Reading
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Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the CTAC Jazz Orchestra “The New Stuff” 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the CTAC Jazz Orchestra “The New Stuff” @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 17 @ 12:30 pm
Music on the Bidwell Plaza with the CTAC Jazz Orchestra "The New Stuff" @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
The Crooked Tree Jazz Orchestra celebrates jazz’s present and future with a sampling of contemporary jazz and fusion tunes, plus jazz arrangements of modern rock and pop songs.  You’ve seen where jazz has been, now Continue Reading
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Call for Artists! Downtown TC Paint Out
Call for Artists! Downtown TC Paint Out @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day
Call for Artists! Downtown TC Paint Out @ Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Join us in downtown Traverse City for a urban-flavored en plein air paint out! There is no fee to participate, and cash prizes will be awarded! And with two days to participate, night owls and early Continue Reading
CTAC Summer Artisans Market 9:00 am
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Shop for a wide variety of local art, artisanal goods and foods outside on the Bidwell Plaza at Crooked Tree Arts Center on Fridays (June 16 – September 29) from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM!  Live entertainment! The mission of the Crooked Tree Continue Reading
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Wet Paint Sale & Reception 5:00 pm
Wet Paint Sale & Reception @ CTAC-Traverse City
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Wet Paint Sale & Reception @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Take home a piece of beautiful Traverse City! Browse and buy paintings of downtown Traverse City, created by artists competing in our Downtown TC Plein Air Paint Out. The selection will include evening and daytime Continue Reading
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Coffee @ Ten with Jenny Risher 10:00 am
Coffee @ Ten with Jenny Risher @ Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Coffee @ Ten with Jenny Risher @ Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Jenny Risher is fashion and portrait photographer. She graduated from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, where she earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography. Jenny’s continual strive for perfection and natural sensibility has Continue Reading
Coffee @ Ten: Brian Schorn, Art Making as Contemplative Practice 10:00 am
Coffee @ Ten: Brian Schorn, Art Making as Contemplative Practice @ CTAC-Traverse City
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Coffee @ Ten: Brian Schorn, Art Making as Contemplative Practice @ CTAC-Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
Coffee @ Ten is Crooked Tree Arts Center’s free monthly lecture series. Enjoy complimentary coffee, baked goods, and lively discussions with interesting people from northern Michigan’s arts and culture scene. Brian Schorn will talk about Continue Reading
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Ansel Adams Day Trip: Traverse City to Petoskey 8:30 am
Ansel Adams Day Trip: Traverse City to Petoskey @ CTAC - Traverse City
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Ansel Adams Day Trip: Traverse City to Petoskey @ CTAC - Traverse City | Traverse City | Michigan | United States
SOLD OUT! Registration is now closed. On Wednesday, August 23, join us for a fun day trip via comfy charter bus from Traverse City to Petoskey to view and get a special tour of the Ansel Continue Reading
Issues in Contemporary Photography Panel Discussion 6:00 pm
Issues in Contemporary Photography Panel Discussion @ Harbor Springs Lyric Theatre
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Issues in Contemporary Photography Panel Discussion @ Harbor Springs Lyric Theatre | Harbor Springs | Michigan | United States
Join us at the Harbor Springs Lyric Theater for insights and debate from commercial photographer, Jenny Risher, artist, Dr. Elizabeth Fergus-Jean, Professor Emeritus, John Fergus-Jean and photography collector and gallery owner, Jay Crouse. About our Continue Reading
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Guided Gallery Tour 1:00 pm
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Experience the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit through a guided tour with a trained docent.  Meet in the galleries. No registration necessary!  Tours are free and open to the public. Free Event! Upcoming Tour Dates: Tuesdays, June Continue Reading
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CTAC Summer Artisans Market 9:00 am
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
CTAC Summer Artisans Market @ Bidwell Plaza - CTAC Petoskey
Shop for a wide variety of local art, artisanal goods and foods outside on the Bidwell Plaza at Crooked Tree Arts Center on Fridays (June 16 – September 29) from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM!  Live entertainment! The mission of the Crooked Tree Continue Reading
Sidewalk Chalk Tent at Friday Night Live 5:30 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Tent at Friday Night Live @ Downtown Traverse City / Friday Night Live
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Tent at Friday Night Live @ Downtown Traverse City / Friday Night Live
Visit the Crooked Tree Arts Center tent at Friday Night Live, Traverse City’s end-of-summer block party. We’ll have a live demo by a professional sidewalk chalk artist, and a free doodle area for kids! Continue Reading
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Black & White Gala 7:00 pm
Black & White Gala @ Crooked Tree Arts Center
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Black & White Gala @ Crooked Tree Arts Center | Petoskey | Michigan | United States
Saturday, August 26, 2017 7 – 10 p.m. @ Crooked Tree Arts Center – Petoskey Join us for this summer’s swankiest soiree, the Black & White Gala, for an evening of glitz, glamour and sophistication. Continue Reading
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Guided Gallery Tour 10:00 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Guided Gallery Tour @ CTAC Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Experience the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit through a guided tour with a trained docent.  Meet in the galleries. No registration necessary!  Tours are free and open to the public. Free Event! Upcoming Tour Dates: Tuesdays, June Continue Reading
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