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Visual Arts and Exhibitions

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A summer of programs at CTAC including four exhibits, lectures, films, workshops and tours.

Current Exhibits – Petoskey

Jun 1 – Sep 9 all-day CTAC-Petoskey
“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
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day 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
Jun 1 – Sep 9 all-day CTAC-Petoskey
Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.           ~John Continue Reading


Current Exhibits – Traverse City

Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
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
Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
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


Atrium Gallery Exhibits – Petoskey



Upcoming Exhibits – Petoskey


Upcoming Exhibits – Traverse City

Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 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. Over 100 artists and artisans from across the country Continue Reading
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day CTAC-Traverse City
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
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm CTAC-Traverse City
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


Aspens, Northern New Mexico c.1958
Photography by Ansel Adams
Reproduced by permission of the Trustees of the Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.
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