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Upcoming Events

Sep 1 2016 – Apr 3 2017 all-day
The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016.  In celebration of  the centennial and anticipation of the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibition  (Summer 2017), Crooked Tree Arts Center invites you to visit and photograph Continue Reading
Jan 19 – Mar 29 all-day Bonfield Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
On display in CTAC-Petoskey’s Bonfield Gallery, “Tinker, Tailor, Welder, Weaver: The Art of Assemblage”  includes two and three dimensional works of assemblage and collage created by eight Michigan artists, including: Dewey Blocksma, Indy Bacon, Stephen Palmer, Mary Continue Reading
Jan 19 @ 3:38 pm – May 5 @ 11:59 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
In summer 2017, Crooked Tree Arts Center will present a juried photography exhibition of  the Northern lights. This exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters, an organization of over 1,000 Michigan residents who Continue Reading
Jan 25 @ 12:30 pm – Apr 7 @ 11:55 pm Northwestern Michigan College
The 57th annual Crooked Tree Outdoor Art Fair will be held on the grounds of Northwestern Michigan College on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Crooked Tree Outdoor Art Fair Continue Reading
Mar 1 – Jun 23 all-day
Calling all artists! We hope that you will join us in our mission and donate a piece of your art in support of Crooked Tree Arts Center. The proceeds from D’Art for Art help support Continue Reading
Mar 23 – Apr 27 all-day Atrium Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
The Atrium Gallery will showcase the best art and design work of North Central Michigan College students. Continue Reading
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Calling all young writers! Elementary, middle and high school student writers in the Charlevoix-Emmet ISD (or home school students in Charlevoix or Emmet Counties) are invited to submit one work of poetry, prose, or one Continue Reading
Apr 4 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm Upper Level Carnegie Building, CTAC-Petoskey
Landscape photography is uniquely tied to philosophy, cultural events, idealism, and the imagination. But regardless of how a landscape is defined, an underlying concept is unequivocal; landscape photographs are meant to influence how we understand Continue Reading
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
Apr 8 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 pm CTAC Galleries - Petoskey
  Please help us celebrate the opening of the Youth Art Show on Saturday, April 8  from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.  Awards will be announced and refreshments served. This event is free and open to Continue Reading
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – May 26 @ 4:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City is pleased to host the annual exhibition of the Michigan Water Color Society. The show is a great opportunity to see an incredible variety of paintings by many of Continue Reading
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Michigan Water Color Society’s 70th Annual Exhibition, hosted by Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City. Enjoy refreshments, live music, and be among the first to Continue Reading
Apr 10 – May 15 all-day CTAC - Petoskey, Lower Carnegie Studio
Session: Spring, 6-Weeks* Instructor: Michelle Chenard & Pete Kehoe Day/Time: Mondays from 3:45 – 5:15 PM Learn how to write songs! During this six-week course Michigan Emmy Award-winning songwriters, Michelle Chenard and Pete Kehoe, will teach Continue Reading
Apr 12 – May 17 all-day CTAC - Petoskey, Lower Carnegie Studio
Session: Spring, 6-Weeks Instructor: Jennifer Nowak Day/Time: Wednesdays from 3:45-5:00 PM  In this fun and exciting class, students will recreate famous works of art…in their own way!  From Vincent van Gogh’s tissue paper sunflowers, cardboard Picasso’s Continue Reading
Apr 13 – May 18 all-day CTAC - Petoskey, Lower Carnegie Studio
Session: Spring, 6-Weeks Instructor: Kate Reuschel Day/Time: Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 PM  This beginning sewing class will go beyond threading the machine and basic stitches. Students will complete a project that they can bring home and share with their Continue Reading
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
Apr 16 – Apr 26 all-day CTAC - Petoskey
The Selfie Project is a celebration of the age-old art of self-portrait made new.   In the age of Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, and a camera on every device, we see “selfies” on a daily basis. Continue Reading
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm CTAC Galleries - Petoskey
Swirl is a delicious blend of culture, libations, and fun! Mingle in our galleries,  while enjoying live music by Sky & Signal and sampling appetizers and wine from Chandler’s – A Restaurant   Tickets usually sell out the Continue Reading
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Join a select group of Emerging Artists from North Central Michigan College. Together, they represent architecture, two and three-dimensional design, graphic design, and video. This panel discussion will offer insight into each artist’s process, how Continue Reading
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
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. Our April speaker will be artist Continue Reading
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm CTAC Theater - Petoskey
Think eddi Awards for Youth!  Please join us as we honor students in a variety of our programming who are graduating or receiving scholarships from CTAC, including the CTAC Arts Scholarship.  The CTAC Arts Scholarship Continue Reading
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day
Join Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey for the World Premiere of Grand Rapids Ballet’s Alice in Wonderland on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Grand Rapids!   Weekend highlights: Tentative Schedule – All Events Confirmed   Saturday, Continue Reading
Apr 29 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm CTAC - Petoskey
Calling all kids!  Students, grades K-8, can spend the day experiencing the arts at Crooked Tree Arts Center – Petoskey. Kids will rotate through workshops in the visual and performing arts, enjoy a pizza lunch Continue Reading
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie Building, CTAC-Petoskey
As part of International Jazz Day, the Crooked Tree Jazz Orchestra will perform a free educational concert for children and adults, demonstrating the basic principles of jazz and explaining how a jazz band plays together. Continue Reading
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Upper Level Carnegie - CTAC Petoskey
Enjoy a wide variety of locally grown and handmade goods on Fridays (October 7 – June 9*) at Crooked Tree Arts Center from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM! The mission of the Crooked Tree Arts Center Artisans Continue Reading
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Students, their families, and teachers are invited to attend an Awards Reception at Crooked Tree Arts Center.  At the reception, the students will be given awards and/or certificates and be invited to read their work Continue Reading
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm CTAC Bonfield Gallery - Petoskey
Please join us and support our community’s talented youth!  The Petoskey Culinary Arts Program will be showcasing their abilities, and providing food and drink for Youth Art Show visitors and Young Writers Juried Exposition Reception attendees. This Continue Reading
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