October 6, 2017

Be an Art Critic 2017 – Grand guests voted for their favorite pieces in the 2017 Manoogian Exhibit “Art That Moves Us”

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Grand Guests voted for their favorite pieces in the  2017 Manoogian Exhibit "Art That Moves Us" Mackinac Island summer residents and philanthropists, Jane and Richard Manoogian, share with Grand Hotel each season a world-class art exhibit from their personal collection featuring a variety of paintings from 19th and 20th century artists. After graduating from Yale University and providing fina....[ Read more ]
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 October 4, 2017

2018 Grand Hotel Needle Art Seminar – Get Inspired!

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G e T  I n S p I r E d! May 6 - 11, 2018 Grand Hotel is delighted to once again host its 9th Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar featuring textile artists from across the United States to bring you the latest and most innovative techniques of your favorite textile craft from quilting to appliqué and embroidery. You will find inspiration from five talented artists who will demonstrate various creations ....[ Read more ]
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 September 26, 2017

The Grand Experience: Celebrating 50 years of travel, partnership and family

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This story is written by Ann Conklin, Executive Director of mParks. She shares the history and relationship between the Michigan Recreation and Park Association and Grand Hotel for the past fifty years. More than 150,000 seniors have visited since 1967 to experience Grand Hotel! We appreciate the partnership and the tradition it has become for so many every year. Today marks the arrival of one of 4 trips t....[ Read more ]
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 September 15, 2017

Michigan Historical Commission Award presented to Grand Hotel Chairman, Dan Musser, Jr.

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Thursday September 14, 2017 the late Dan Musser, Jr. was honored with the Milliken/Adams/Kelley award by the Michigan Historical Commission. The Musser family hosted a  reception on the Front Porch where Michigan Historical Commission member Joseph Calvaruso presented the award to the family.  Launched by the Michigan Historical Commission in commemoration of its centennial, the s....[ Read more ]
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 August 19, 2017

Introducing Bruce Lynn for Grand Hotel History Weekend

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For the 9th Annual History Weekend at Grand Hotel we are excited to welcome Bruce Lynn  for an exciting presentation about the Great Lakes Shipwreck program. Bruce is the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum located at Whitefish Point in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula.  Here is a little background on Bruce Lynn and what to look forward to at his presentation this....[ Read more ]
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