Teacher Resources

Docent Tours

Sign up your class for a fun and educational tour of the exhibits for the entire school year!  If transportation funds are low for your school, contact the arts center for financial assistance. Click here to download the Busing Scholarship Application.

View upcoming tours and availability.

Artists explore a broad range of subject matter and imagery. The Board of Directors and professional staff of Crooked Tree Arts Center recommend that all teachers of elementary through high school students preview exhibits at the Arts Center, in person, prior to bringing students through a show.

Youth Art Show-Petoskey 

For more information, including important dates and deadlines, please click here.

Young Writers Exposition

The Young Writers Exposition showcases pieces of poetry and prose from elementary, middle, and high school students in Charlevoix and Emmet counties. A team of jurors reads and selects the winning entries, which are then published online in the Petoskey News-Review and on CTAC's website.

Learn more.


Crooked Tree Arts Center Youth Arts Scholarship

CTAC is offering up to four $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors living in or attending school in Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties and pursuing fields of study in the arts. This includes visual arts, performing arts, theatre, dance, and music.  Learn more about the scholarship!