May 3, 2019

2019 Open the Grand by Dan Musser, III

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Today marks the official opening of our 133rd season. Myself along with my sister Mimi Cunningham are the third generation of our family to own and operate the hotel. This will be our family’s 87th year welcoming guests and it is an honor to do so.  As a family owned hotel we take great pride and ownership in the details and are excited this year to complete a project I talked about fo....[ Read more ]
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 April 15, 2019

Grand Hotel Arts Weekend Presents Global Arts and Culture Collaboration: Snares to Wares Project

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Today we welcome Michigan State University’s Associate Professor and Sculpture Coordinator Laura Cloud to the blog with her Global Arts & Culture Collaboration: Snares to Wares Project as part of the 25th Anniversary of Arts Weekend presented by Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters.   Global Arts and Culture Collaboration: Snares to Wares Project My talk for Michigan Stat....[ Read more ]
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 April 2, 2019

Presenting the 2019 Cupola Suites by Carleton Varney

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 Grand Hotel's 133rd season is right around the corner and the Cupola Suites are receiving their final touches.  We're excited to unveil the design renderings of the 2019 Cupola Suites by Grand Hotel Interior Designer, Carleton Varney and Dorothy Draper & Co.  The suites come to life in a marriage of color with every stroke of the brush. Grand Hotel ....[ Read more ]
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 March 8, 2019

2019 Cupola Suites Project Update

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  As the days gradually get longer with the promise of spring the Cupola Suites project grows closer to completion. With heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures, the construction crew has certainly had their share of obstacles dealing with the extreme winter weather on Mackinac Island the past few months. Through all of it the amazing crew has continued to move forward and bring together the newest....[ Read more ]
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 February 17, 2019

Grand Hotel Arts Weekend Presents “Page to Stage” and “Concept to Creation”

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Today we welcome Michigan State University’s Academic Specialists and Costume Designers Angie Wendelberger and Rebecca E. Schuiling to the blog with – “Page to Stage” and “Concept to Creation” as part of the 25th Anniversary of Arts Weekend presented by Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters.   “Page to Stage” and “Concept to Creation” “They’re just c....[ Read more ]
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