Paint Grand Traverse 2023

Paint Grand Traverse is an annual plein air (outdoor) painting festival and competition, presented by Crooked Tree Arts Center and located in Traverse City, Michigan. Each summer, talented artists from across the country come to Traverse City to be inspired by the region's beautiful landscapes, Lake Michigan shorelines, and charming town and villages. The festival includes classes, live demos, kids activities, art sales, exhibitions, and more!

Announcing our 2023 event!

June 18-24


2023 Artist Application

With Thanks to Our PGT 2022 Supporters:

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