Schedule of Events

Planning for our exciting schedule of events is now underway! Check this page for updates, as we'll be adding live demonstrations, classes, featured painting locations, and more! Or, you can join our email list.

If you're certain you'll want to buy a painting, don't miss this opportunity!

June 1 from 9:00am - 11:00pm

PGT artists will take to the streets, parks, and waterfront of downtown TC.

August 15 from 7:00am - 6:00pm

Established in 1991, Bowers Harbor Vineyards boasts 20 acres of vines and a nature trail.

August 15 from 10:00am - 1:00pm

A free live painting demo with Traverse City artist Richie Gunn

August 15 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Explore plein air painting in this workshop, all materials included!

August 15 from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Watch our artists capture a sunset over West Bay, and enjoy the beautiful patio bar at Delamar!

August 15 from 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Artists will explore the gorgeous Leelanau Peninsula and its vineyards, farms, villages, marinas, and coastline.

August 16 from 7:00am - 5:00pm

A free live painting demo with Traverse City artist Jennifer Tobias

August 16 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

August 16 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Nestled in Leelanau County, Farm Club is a farm, restaurant, brewery, bakery and marketplace.

August 16 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

An exclusive reception for CTAC membership societies!

August 16 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Bisecting East and West Grand Traverse Bay, Old Mission Peninsula features sweeping views, wineries, orchards, and more!

August 17 from 7:00am - 10:00pm

The Dougherty Mission House is an historical, cultural, educational and community center as well as a museum for all visitors.

August 17 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

A free live painting demo with Traverse City artist Adam VanHouten

August 17 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

August 17 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

A free live painting demo with Traverse City artist Steve Stannard

August 17 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

On Thursday of PGT week, artists will explore the coast of East Bay and the charming harbor village of Elk Rapids.

August 18 from 7:00am - 10:00pm

A free live painting demonstration with PGT 2022 awards juror Ken Cadwallader.

August 18 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join Crooked Tree and our featured artists at the art event of the summer!

August 19 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm

It's the public unveiling of the artwork created during PGT week! Free!

August 20 from 10:00am - 5:00pm

Kids get in on the plein air painting fun during our Pint-Sized Paint Out!

August 20 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

August 20 from 10:00am - 5:00pm

Watch talented artists paint for two hours in this exciting, fast-paced competitive event.

August 20 from 1:30pm - 3:30pm

View and shop plein air and studio works by the PGT featured artists.

August 23 from 11:00am - 4:00pm