Volunteer for Paint Grand Traverse

Paint Grand Traverse is a week-long plein air (outdoor) painting festival and competition. The second annual Paint Grand Traverse will be held August 12-18, 2019.

During PGT, artists from across the country will paint at over a dozen beautiful locations throughout the Grand Traverse region. The week also features parties, activities for kids, live painting demonstrations, and more! Paint Grand Traverse is presented by Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City.

We need a great team of volunteers to make Paint Grand Traverse a huge success! Online volunteer shift signup for PGT 2019 is now open!


Ambassadors are the friendly, smiling faces of our event! Ambassadors greet guests, share information about PGT, and take tickets at events.

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The Artwork Team works with our Galleries Director to check artwork in, stamp canvases, and help hang and display paintings.

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Assist guests with buying artwork during events by collecting their billing information and directing them to check-out tables. Sales Team members also have the incredibly satisfying job of applying big, red, SOLD dots to the walls.

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On Friday, August 16, Paint Grand Traverse will offer two great opportunities for kids and families to get in on the fun!

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Special Projects

Includes distributing flyers, helping set up for live painting demonstrations, and assembling artist info packets and swag bags.

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We are looking for volunteer digital photographers to help document PGT 2019. Dates and times will vary and are flexible. If you'd like to volunteer or learn more, please email tc@crookedtree.org.






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