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.

In recognition of the broad range of subject matter embraced by serious visual artists throughout history, 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 

Deadline to participate: March 1, 2019

Learn more about the exhibit, installation dates and awards reception and download labels and invitations.

Young Writers Juried Expo

The Young Writers Juried Expo showcases writing, both poetry and prose,  from Elementary School, Middle School and High School students.  Each year student work is entered and  juried.  The winning entries are published in the Petoskey News-Review and students attend an awards reception where they can read their work aloud.  

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 and download an application.