Join faculty, alumni and students from the Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters, the celebrated home of art, theatre, language, literature, innovation and creativity at the University, as they convene for a very special 25th Anniversary weekend. Celebrate the future of art through sustainability, while enjoying the splendor of Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island, pre-dinner cocktail receptions, fine dining, and performances showcasing theatre and music.
Friday evening will start with a cocktail reception and dinner in the Main Dining Room, followed by an enjoyable evening of musical theatre with Broadway hits performed by the MSU Department of Musical Theatre Company.
Saturday morning, take a guided tour of the Mackinac Island Manoogian Art Collection, followed by a presentation about Sustainable Design: Fashion and Culture by faculty from MSU College of Arts & Letters Apparel and Textile Design program and MSU Department of Theatre. In the afternoon, take part in The Art of Shares to Wares by Laura Cloud, Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Shape and mold snare wires into toys and works of art that can be sold to support community members in East Africa.
This is the perfect weekend to bring out your passion for the arts and celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Arts Weekend!
NEWS! Read about Associate Professor of Integrated Media Design, Alison Dobbins, who is at forefront of a new frontier in theatre – one that integrates digital media, lighting, and theatrical production to provide magical effects for the stage. Alison will present on Saturday afternoon. At the Forefront of a New Age in Theatre >>
*Stay additional nights Sunday, June 30, Monday, July 1 and/or Tuesday, July 2 for $249 per room, per night. (additional fees apply)
Make your reservation online or call reservations at 1-800-33GRAND for availability.
- Full breakfast and dinner daily
- Friday evening Welcome Reception
- Saturday evening reception
- All theater, art, music performances, and seminars
- Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
- Special discount on ferry boat tickets
- No tipping within Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarship for Arts & Letters, created by the Musser Family, supports students wishing to pursue creative endeavors both inside and outside of the classroom. A portion of your reservation fee will help support this important scholarship.
Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 2% Mackinac Island assessment and a $8.50 per person baggage handling charge. Regular additional adult and children’s rates apply. *Dates subject to availability.
Grand Hotel Arts Weekend
Arrive: Friday, June 28, 2019
Depart: Sunday, June 30, 2019
$1,149 per couple, $1,049 single
$1,625 per couple, $1,525 single
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