Paint Grand Traverse 2022: Schedule of Events


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

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

This is an annual favorite! Explore plein air painting in this workshop, all materials included!

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

Located in the heart of Traverse City on the beautiful grounds of Historic Barns Park, the Botanic Garden is a year-round sanctuary.

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

Richie will demo capturing the atmosphere of an urban environment, and the character of individual buildings.

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

Enjoy a selction of artwork by our 36 featured artists, brought from home. Four days only!

August 15 from 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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

August 15 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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

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

Learn how Jennifer Tobias interprets Michigan's landscapes and lakeshores with some abstraction of the scene.

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

Black Star Farms is a true one-of-a-kind destination with wineries, tasting rooms, luxury Inn, cafe, and stables.

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

You won't believe the view of Grand Traverse Bay from Suttons Bay Ciders' hilltop perch!

August 16 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

This is an annual favorite! Explore plein air painting in this workshop, all materials included!

August 17 from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Adam's demo painting will focus on the colors and textures of Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding trees.

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

Spanning 111 acres, Brys Estate is one of the largest contiguous winery estates on Old Mission Peninsula.

August 17 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

From the Chateau's perch, artists will have views of both East and West Grand Traverse Bays.

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

Steve's live demo will include how values, neutrals, and composition come together to make magic!

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

Louise will demo in capturing the dramatic light in pastels.

August 18 from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Artists will find their inspiration among the lush, shady, whimsical gardens and charming gallery cottages!

August 18 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

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

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

Art, wine, jazz, and amazing sunset views? What could be better!

August 18 from 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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

August 19 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

It's the marquee event of the week! Be among the first to see the juried collection of paintings, and celebrate the 5th PGT!

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

We're throwing an art-themed block party for the community, to celebrate the 5th annual Paint Grand Traverse event!

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

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

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