Registration for Summer Camps, Classes & Workshops is Now Open!

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Don’t miss an incredible summer of learning at ctac!

There’s something for everyone! Check out our summer camps, classes and workshops for children and adults!

D’Art for Art Call for Donations!

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Now through June, 2014!

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.
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Atrium Gallery: Kitchen Painters: The Power of Passion

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Represented Artists: Kathy Babcock, Sue Boehme, Ann Carolan, Phyllis Childs, Heidi Geiger, Joan Gerigk, Rod Gibeau, Barbara Hanahan, Tracey Harrington, Kay Hughes, Elena Harvey, Joe Harlan, Karen Kimmell, Ann Kirvan, Sheryl Kendrick, Ann Matzka, Loretta Miles, Teri Rounds, Jan Serra, Yvonne Schmidt, Joan Tebo.

The Kitchen Painters began in 1981 with a small group of artistsContinue Reading

2014 Youth Art Show

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Exhibition Dates: April 19 – May 10, 2014
Location: CTAC Galleries

On Saturday April 19, 2014 the Crooked Tree Arts Center will open its annual Youth Art Show. The Youth Art Show showcases the artwork of students Continue Reading

April Swirl

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: CTAC Galleries
Tickets: $15 In Advance / $20 Day of Swirl
Featuring: Wine tasting by L. Mawby and appetizers by  Barrel Back Restaurant with music by Howard Richards.
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Crooked Tree Youth Arts Awards Night

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: CTAC Theater
This event is free and open to the public.

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,Continue Reading

Culinary Arts Showcase

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Date: Saturday, May 3
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

The Boyne City and Petoskey High School hospitality programs will present their skills in a Culinary Arts Showcase in the Edith Gilbert Gallery.Continue Reading

Young Writers Exposition Awards Reception

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Location: CTAC Bonfield Gallery

Students, their families, and teachers are invited to attend an Awards Reception at Crooked Tree Arts Center.Continue Reading

Detroit @ CTAC Pre-Launch Weekend

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May 9 – 10, 2014

Dates: May 9 – 10, 2014
Location: Detroit, Michigan

CTAC is presenting a pre-launch appreciation party in Detroit for the artists, organizations and friends without whom Detroit @ CTAC would not be possible.Continue Reading

CTAC Day Away: Destination Indianapolis!

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Trip Dates: May 13 – 15, 2014

Our trip by motorcoach to Indianapolis, with a stop in Marshall, MI, promises to be a trip full of surprises and exciting tours.  The lovely Columbia Club in downtown Indy will be our home for two nights and museum toursContinue Reading

CTAC Spring Concert featuring Crooked Tree Youth Orchestra and Dorothy Gerber Strings Programs

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Date: May 18, 2014
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Boyne City Performing Arts Center @ Boyne City High School
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May Swirl

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location:  CTAC Galleries
Tickets: $15 In Advance / $20 Day of Swirl
Featuring: Wine tasting and appetizers by City Park Grill with music by Chris Koury.Continue Reading

Call for Entry! 2014 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

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June 1, 2014 – July 31, 2014

The 2014 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition is open to all Michigan artists and to members of the Crooked Tree Arts Center 18 years or older.

Online entry: June 1 – July 31, 2014

Exhibition Dates: September 20 – November 8, 2014

The 2014 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition will be presented in the Ermy B. & Gordon B. Bonfield Gallery from September 20 through November 8. The juried exhibition represents artists fromContinue Reading

Bidwell Plaza Dedication & Kick-Off of the Bidwell Plaza Singer/Songwriter Series

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: CTAC Bidwell Plaza

CTAC will welcome visitors from Detroit with a favorite northern Michigan performer – Kirby Snively. Thanks to Marsha and Neil BidwellContinue Reading

Detroit @ CTAC Private Preview & Reception

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: CTAC Galleries

Special guests, including our Renaissance and Baroque Societies, are invited Continue Reading

Film Screening: “Standing in the Shadows of Motown”

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

“Standing in the Shadows of Motown” recounts the story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited and largely unheralded studio musicians who Continue Reading

CTAC’s Annual Paint Out

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Date: Friday, June 6, 2014
Location: Scenic spots in and around the Little Traverse Bay Area

CTAC’S Annual Paint Out! What’s a paint out? Artists begin their day with a blank canvas,Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Lois Teicher

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Date: Friday, June 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

A professional sculptor for over 30 years, Lois’ journey has led her to search and understand the fundamental structure Continue Reading

CTAC’s Annual Paint Out Reception & Awards Ceremony

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Date: Friday, June 6, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Bidwell Plaza & Upper Level Carnegie Building

Enjoy some Detroit classics: Coney hotdogs , Vernors soda and music by the Jennifer Westwood Duo, while adding to your art collection. Paint-out award winners will be announced.Continue Reading

Detroit @ CTAC: Lecture with Gilda Snowden

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FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

Date: Friday, June 6, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

Gilda Snowden has always been drawn to the complexities of nature and history,Continue Reading

Film Screening: “Louder than Love” and Q&A with Producer Tony D’Annunzio

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Date: Friday, June 6, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

“Louder Than Love” is the greatest untold story in Rock & Roll history as revealed by the musicians, artists, and people that lived it.Continue Reading

Detroit @ CTAC

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Exhibition Dates: June 7 – September 6, 2014

Location:  CTAC Galleries

During the summer of 2014, the Crooked Tree Arts Center will present an exhibition based on the current art scene in the city of Detroit. Twenty artists have been invited to shareContinue Reading

CTAC’s Annual Paint Out – Wet Paint Sale

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Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Upper Level Carnegie Building

Add art to your collection – these “wet paintings” sell in seconds!Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Jenny Risher

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Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Risher, a Mount Clemens native, received her bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at the Detroit’s College for Creative Studies. Having recently released her first book, Heart Soul Detroit, in which she highlights portraits of prominent Detroiters, Jenny will share her world of photographyContinue Reading

Detroit @ CTAC: Lecture with Cary Loren, “What’s so underground about Detroit?”

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SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

What’s so underground about Detroit? is an illustrated talk about underground Detroit art and culture, high and low—a journey Continue Reading

Jennifer Westwood and Friends

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: CTAC Theater
Tickets:
Performance Only: $10 CTAC or Blissfest Members / $15 Non-Members
Performance and Admission to “CTAC After Dark”: $15 CTAC or Blissfest Members / $20 Non-Members

Jennifer Westwood cut her teeth on Detroit Gospel, honed her craft in gritty corner bards, and has earned her stripes to become a premier vocalist/performer in the Rustbelt capital. Continue Reading

CTAC After Dark: Bourbon & Brew

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 PM
Location: CTAC Galleries
Tickets: After Dark Admission Only:
$10 In Advance / $20 At the Door
Jennifer Westwood & After Dark Admission:
$15 CTAC or Blissfest Members / $20 Non-Members

Visit galleries during this late-night gathering of friends, food and drink.Continue Reading

Film Screening: “Searching for Sugarman”

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

“Searching for Sugarman” is the incredible, true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ’70′s rock icon who never was. Discovered in a Detroit bar in the late ’60s by two celebrated producers struck by his soulful melodies, they recorded an album which they believed would secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation. Continue Reading

CTAC School of Ballet Presents: Cipollino

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June 13 – 14, 2014

Dates/Times: June 13 at 7:00 PM and June 14 at 1:00 & 7:00 PM
Location: Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $5 Students / $10 Adults / $20 Reserved

Enchantment awaits for children and adults in this Italian fairy-tale by Gianni Rodari. “Cipollino” tells the adventures of the Little Onion boy (“Cipollino”), who fights the unjust treatment of his fellow vegetable townsfolk by the fruit royalty in the garden kingdom. Be prepared for the classic struggle of good Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with DC3 & Hatch

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Join Vittoria Katanski , Hatch Detroit Executive Director, and Ellie Schneider, DC3 Associate Director, as they discuss the exciting work their organizations are doingContinue Reading

Summer Classes, Camps & Workshops Start Today!

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June 19 – August 8, 2014

Registration is still open for an incredible summer of learning at CTAC!  There’s something for everyone! Continue Reading

Downtown Petoskey’s Gallery Walk

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Date:  Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Location:  Crooked Tree Arts Center Galleries

Take advantage of special evening hours to stroll the galleries at CTAC Continue Reading

Film Screening: “It Might Get Loud”

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

“It Might Get Loud” is a documentary film by filmmaker Davis Guggenheim. It explores the careers and styles of prominent rock musicians Jimmy PageContinue Reading

Fashion Lecture Luncheon: Alexander McQueen

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Holy Childhood Parish Hall, Harbor Springs
Tickets: $60 Members / $75 Non-Members / Sponsorships Available

Back by popular demand! Alexander McQueen: Fragility and Strength, From Savile Row to Givenchy, Continue Reading

Film Screening: “Grown in Detroit”

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CTAC Theater

“Grown in Detroit” focuses on the urban gardening efforts managed by a public school of 300, mainly African-American, pregnant and parenting teenagers. As part of the curriculum,Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Gail DeMeyere, Detroit @ CTAC Curator

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Gail DeMeyere, curator of Detroit @ CTAC, has worked for the Crooked Tree Arts Center for over 10 years as the Visual Arts Director/Curator.Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Toby Barlow

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Join Toby Barlow, Chief Creative Officer of Team Detroit, as he shares his career in advertising and passion Continue Reading

Preview Wine Tasting for D’Art for Art

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Date: July 16, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Irish Boat Shop on Fairview, Harbor Springs
Tickets: $75 per person

Meet the winemakers, chefs and artists! Sample wines from a variety of California, Oregon and Michigan vineyards.Continue Reading

D’Art for Art

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Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Irish Boat Shop on Fairview, Harbor Springs

Now Accepting sponsor Reservations!

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Coffee @ Ten with Patrick Wise

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Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Patrick Wise, a Petoskey native, earned his Master of Arts degree at Wayne State University. He is an award-winning artist with artworkContinue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Derek Weaver

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Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Combining savvy real estate skills and passion for changing neighborhoods with art. Weaver took over managementContinue Reading

Harbor Springs Summer Friends Lectures Series Presents: Maureen Abood

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location:  Harbor Springs Library
Tickets: $15 per lectureContinue Reading

Charlevoix Lecture Series Presents: Ken Fischer

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Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location: Charlevoix Public Library
Tickets: $5 per lecture

Ken Fischer is President of the University Musical Society at the University of Michigan (U-M), Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Anthony Curis & Matthew Eaton

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Learn about Anthony Curis’ and Matthew Eaton’s contributions to the Detroit landscape through art.Continue Reading

Harbor Springs Summer Friends Lecture Series Presents: Anthony Curis & Matthew Eaton

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location:  Harbor Springs Library
Tickets: $15 per lectureContinue Reading

Charlevoix Lecture Series Presents: Nancy Maas

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location: Charlevoix Public Library
Tickets: $5 per lecture

Nancy Neaher Maas and her family enjoyed summers in the Charlevoix area for many years. Now that she and her husband have a new home in Charlevoix, she is able to spend more time in a place that has inspired her art Continue Reading

Motor City Horns with the Brothers Groove & Thornetta Davis

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Date: Thursday, August 7, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: CTAC Theater
Tickets: $25 Members / $35 Non-Members / $10 Students

The Motor City Horns features some of Detroit’s most versatile musicians who have individually worked with a variety of artists, bands and orchestras, including Justin Timberlake,Continue Reading

Detroit Creative Industries Runway

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Date: Friday, August 8, 2014
Time: TBA
Location: Tented Space in the CTAC Lower Lot
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Detroit Creative Industries Trunk Show

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Date: Saturday, August 9, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Upper Level, Carnegie Building

Goods from all of our runway designers will be available for purchase! Meet the creative entrepreneursContinue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Phil Cooley

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Entrepreneur, Slow’s Bar B Q owner and Ponyride founder, Phillip Cooley, opened Slows Bar B Q and Slows To Go with various partnersContinue Reading

Harbor Springs Summer Friends Lecture Series Presents: Phil Cooley, Ponyride/Slow’s BBQ

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location: Harbor Springs Library
Tickets: $15 per lecture
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Charlevoix Summer Lecture Series Presents: Allee Willis, “The D” – Detroit’s Impact on Creativity and Me

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Charlevoix Public Library
Tickets: $5 per lecture

Allee Willis is a GRAMMY®, Emmy, Tony and Webby award-winning and nominated songwriter, artistContinue Reading

4th Annual Chalk & Chocolate

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Crooked Tree Arts Center and Top of Michigan Trails Council present Chalk & Chocolate as part of Petoskey’s Festival on the Bay. Continue Reading

Coffee @ Ten with Oren Goldenberg

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: CTAC Gilbert Gallery

Oren Goldenberg is a video artist living and working in Detroit’s Cass Corridor. He uses video to explore the dismantlement of the public Continue Reading

Harbor Springs Summer Friends Lecture Series Presents: Kulapat Yantrasast, “Consider the Architect”

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM Refreshments / 4:30 PM Lecture
Location: Harbor Springs Library
Tickets: $15 per lecture

Kulapat Yantrasast, a native of Thailand, is the co-founder and principal of wHY Architecture which he foundedContinue Reading

Summer Super Swirl

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August 20, 2014

Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time: 5::30 – 8:00 PM
Location: The indoor and outdoor spaces of Crooked Tree Arts Center
Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 day of eventContinue Reading

eddi Awards Ceremony & Reception

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Location: CTAC Theater & Galleries

The eddi Awards honor local individuals and organizations that work to keep the arts alive in northern Michigan.  Reservations for this event can be made in mid-August.
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