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Upcoming Events – Traverse City

Nov 8 2017 – Jan 31 2018 all-day
The Good Hart Residency Program in Good Hart, Michigan offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides a live/work studio space, food, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative Continue Reading
Jan 13 – Mar 3 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
Palate to Palette: Art and Appetite, is an art exhibition exploring themes of food, cooking, and eating through painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, ceramics, collage, industrial design, video, textiles, clay, and other media. The exhibition will Continue Reading
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 11, 2018 Come enjoy a night out with Crooked Tree Arts Center. Enjoy a relaxing evening chatting with friends, light appetizer and an adult beverage, all while creating your own work of Continue Reading
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am CTAC-Traverse City
Date / Time: Mondays 10:00am – 10:45am, January 22-March 19 (no class on February 19) Tuition: $5 drop-in fee per class – no registration necessary – SUPPLIES INCLUDED! Ages: 3-6, with a grown-up Young artists Continue Reading
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 This is the perfect class for students that aren’t able to fit art into their class schedule, or simply can’t get enough art. During this 8 week class students will Continue Reading
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 Abstract art is one of the most misunderstood genres of painting, it is also one of the most difficult to execute successfully. In this class we will explore what it Continue Reading
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am CTAC - Traverse City
On January 23, join us for a free presentation by food stylist and photographer Krystn Madrine. Krystn is also a writer, actor, artists, and founder of Norwood Evans Creative, an art and design collective in Continue Reading
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 Drawing is a skill that creates the foundation for all two dimensional art. Instructor Eleonora Hayes will create exercises to teach you to express yourself and the world around you. Continue Reading
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm CTAC-Traverse City
Join fellow artists in a dynamic open studio environment to work on individual projects. No Instruction. No need to register or call ahead. Feel free to show up at your leisure. Open to current Crooked Continue Reading
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 Students will develop their drawing and painting skills using different mediums and techniques. Each week they will work on different a different technique and subject matter including: animals, landscapes, faces Continue Reading
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 This class will emphasize the importance working from the live model. From the time man figured out he could make a mark on a rock or the wall of his Continue Reading
Jan 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 15, 2018 In this fun sampler class, over the course of the 8 weeks students will experiment and learn techniques with a variety of artistic media such as drawing, painting, collage and Continue Reading
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 18, 2018 Learn the basics of punch needle rug hooking by creating your very own “mug rug”. This fast and easy project will show you how much fun punch needle can be. Continue Reading
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 20, 2018 Create a one-of-a-kind hand stamped dish towel. Adult and child will create a design to carve a small block, and stamp onto a blank dish towel using printing ink. Learn Continue Reading
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: January 26, 2018 Come master the art of the still life by learning to paint persimmons and tapestry with oil paints. Instructor Lori Feldpausch will show you how to set up your still Continue Reading
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: February 2, 2018 Learn how to draw faces using different drawing mediums in just a few hours. Students will be introduced to different facial shapes and proportions. You will learn how to use Continue Reading
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: February 8, 2018 Come enjoy a night out with Crooked Tree Arts Center. Enjoy a relaxing evening chatting with friends, light appetizer and an adult beverage, all while creating your own work of Continue Reading
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am CTAC - Traverse City
On February 20, join us for a free presentation by some of the artists featured in the Palate to Palette art exhibition. Coffee @ Ten is Crooked Tree’s free monthly lecture series. Enjoy complimentary baked Continue Reading
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Registration is now closed. This class will emphasize the importance working from the live model. From the time man figured out he could make a mark on a rock or the wall of his cave Continue Reading
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: February 16, 2018 A fun, food-themed art workshop for kids ages 8 and up and a grown-up. Details will be posted online in early January! All materials provided.   Dates: Saturday, February 24 Continue Reading
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: February 19, 2018 Learn to doodle and draw with Jenna as she teaches you the meditative approach known as Zen doodle. You will learn several techniques to make your designs pop, including shading Continue Reading
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: February 23, 2018 Students will use one, two and three point perspective to draw objects, buildings, streets and maybe cities. This workshop will also cover how to use different shading techniques and perspective Continue Reading
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: March 3, 2018 In this workshop you will learn the basics of punch needle rug hooking while creating a modern punch needle design suitable for framing. Instructor Michelle Mueller has created several designs Continue Reading
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CTAC - Traverse City
Register by: March 8, 2018 Come enjoy a night out with Crooked Tree Arts Center. Enjoy a relaxing evening chatting with friends, light appetizer and an adult beverage, all while creating your own work of Continue Reading
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am CTAC - Traverse City
Coffee @ Ten is Crooked Tree’s free monthly lecture series. On March 20, join us for a presentation and complimentary coffee and baked goods. Our March speaker will be announced in early 2018. Continue Reading
Apr 21 – Jun 6 all-day CTAC - Traverse City
Hand in Hand: Craft and New Technologies is an exhibition of contemporary craft and design objects that explore the nexus of traditional handcraft techniques or forms with new and innovative concepts, materials, methods, tools, processes, Continue Reading
Jun 23 – Sep 1 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
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Aug 13 – Aug 18 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
In summer 2018, Crooked Tree in Traverse City will present Paint Grand Traverse, a new plein air painting festival celebrating the artistic interpretation of the beautiful Grand Traverse region. Details coming soon! Continue Reading
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