Art Classes in Traverse City

With a focus on the visual arts, CTAC-TC offers year-round art classes, lectures, and other special opportunities for all ages. Our classroom is large, comfortable, and has great natural light. A utility sink, drinking fountain, and restrooms are just steps away.

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Registration opens 9AM February 1.

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Thursday, January 19 - Thursday, March 23

Time
Thursday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Join fellow painters from our community dealing with visual challenges for inspiration
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Thursday, February 09 - Thursday, February 09

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
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Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, February 11 - Saturday, February 11

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Monday, February 13 - Monday, February 13

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, February 16 - Thursday, February 16

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
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Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Monday, February 20 - Monday, March 13

Time
Mondays, 4:00-5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Explore mixed media techniques on art canvas
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Monday, February 20 - Monday, February 20

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Monday, February 20 - Monday, March 13

Time
Mondays, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Afterschool class for young teens who love comics, graphic novels, drawing.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Learn how to incorporate a watercolor wash to your drawings.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Teens will develop and enhance their drawing and sketching skills.
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Tuesday, February 21 - Tuesday, March 14

Time
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Explore techniques to paint landscapes with water.
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Wednesday, February 22 - Wednesday, March 15

Time
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Beginner printmaking class introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Thursday, February 23 - Thursday, February 23

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Thursday, February 23 - Thursday, March 16

Time
Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
6th grade - 12th grade
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Beginner printmaking class introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Saturday, February 25 - Saturday, February 25

Time
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Experiment with fun mixed media techniques in Beth's collage on canvas workshop.
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Monday, February 27 - Monday, February 27

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Monday, February 27 - Monday, March 06

Time
Monday, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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Experience the fun of the gelli plate in this all materials included workshop
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Tuesday, February 28 - Tuesday, March 21

Time
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn techniques in watercolor to develop your composition and values with Charles Murphy
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Thursday, March 02 - Thursday, March 02

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Monday, March 06 - Monday, March 06

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 09 - Thursday, March 09

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, March 11 - Saturday, March 11

Time
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
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Create fused glass elements to create a frame for your photo.
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Saturday, March 11 - Saturday, March 11

Time
Saturday 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
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Create fused glass elements to create a colorful night light.
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Saturday, March 11 - Saturday, March 11

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Monday, March 13 - Monday, March 13

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Monday, March 13 - Monday, March 20

Time
Monday, 12:30 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn to plan and create a collage with a variety of papers.
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Thursday, March 16 - Thursday, March 16

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Saturday, March 18 - Saturday, March 18

Time
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
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Create fused glass elements to create a colorful dish.
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Monday, March 20 - Monday, March 20

Time
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, March 23 - Thursday, March 23

Time
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Open studio for figure drawing
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Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21

Time
Friday - Sunday, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Summer Art Workshop with Alan Larkin
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Wednesday, June 28 - Friday, June 30

Time
Wednesday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
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An explosion of color in this fun filled camp
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Wednesday, June 28 - Friday, June 30

Time
Wednesday-Friday, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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An explosion of color in this fun filled camp
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Wednesday, June 28 - Friday, June 30

Time
Wednesday-Friday, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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An explosion of color in this fun filled camp
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Wednesday, June 28 - Friday, June 30

Time
Wednesday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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An explosion of color in this fun filled camp
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Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Time
Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
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Campers will get up close and personal with birds of prey for art inspiration
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Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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Campers will get up close and personal with birds of prey for art inspiration
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Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Time
Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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Campers will get up close and personal with birds of prey for art inspiration
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Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Campers will get up close and personal with birds of prey for art inspiration
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Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Campers will design a stuffed creature in this week long camp
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Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

Time
Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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Campers will design a stuffed creature in this week long camp
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Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

Time
Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
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Campers will learn about art from around the world
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Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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Campers will learn about art from around the world
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Monday, August 07 - Friday, August 11

Time
Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 5th grade
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Get creative with things we find in nature to make art.
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Monday, August 07 - Friday, August 11

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - 8th grade
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Get creative with things we find in nature to make art.
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Monday, August 07 - Friday, August 11

Time
Monday-Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Get creative with things we find in nature to make art.