2019 MSU Arts Weekend

June 28 - 30 

Join us on Mackinac Island for a special weekend at one of the world’s finest hotels where you will enjoy private porch receptions, unique programming, fine gourmet dinners, and good company!


Activities Include

  • Private porch receptions and gourmet dinners
  • An enjoyable evening of musical theatre with a performance by MSU Department of Theatre students
  • Guided tour of the Manoogian Art Collection
  • Sustainable Design: Fashion and Costume - Presentation by faculty from Apparel and Textile Design program and Department of Theatre - Rebecca Schuiling, Assistant Professor and Theatre Faculty
  • The Art of Snares to Wares - Laura Cloud, Associate Professor
  • More activities to be announced soon
Arts weekend attendees in front of hotel entrance and man holding Spartan flag
Arts Weekend attendees posing with Spartan flag


Event Details

Arrive:   Friday, June 28, 2019
Depart:  Sunday, June 30, 2019

Package Price:

  • Standard Room: $1,149.00 per couple, $1,049.00 single
  • Lakeview: $1,625.00 per couple, $1,525.00 single 

Book Your Room

Stay additional nights Thursday, June 27, and/or Sunday, June 30, and Monday, July 1, for $249 per room, per night (additional fees apply)

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Full breakfast and five-course 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

A portion of your reservation fee will help support the Grand Hotel Endowed Scholarship for Arts & Letters, assisting students interested in exploring creativity inside and outside the classroom.

group of men on stage singing
MSU Acafellas performing


Children's Activities

Activities to be announced!

people on a porch
Arts Weekend attendees enjoying food on the porch

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. To give directly to the Grand Hotel Scholarship visit Giving To MSU