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Island History Series: Archaeology on Mackinac Island

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Archaeological excavations have been carried out around Mackinac Island since the 1960s, including sites on Custer Road, Wawashkamo Golf Club, and Fort Mackinac. Join Mackinac State Historic Parks Curator of Archaeology Dr. Lynn Evans as she explores the archaeological history of Mackinac Island. The presentation will take place in the Station 256 Conference Room, located …

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Island History Series: Moviemaking at Mackinac

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Join Mackinac State Historic Parks Deputy Director Steve Brisson as he explores the movies made on Mackinac, like This Time For Keeps and Somewhere in Time.Presented in the Station 256 Conference Room above the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor’s Center. This is a free Mackinac Parks: 125 event!

Island History Series: View from the Veranda

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Join Mackinac State Historic Parks’ Director Phil Porter for an inside look at the grand cottages of this uniquely Victorian island. During this presentation Porter will contrast fascinating historic photos of the cottages with modern portraits to describe the development, architecture and daily like of the summer cottage communities on Mackinac Island. Presented in the …

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Keyboard Composition Recital with Roger MacNaughton

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Roger MacNaughton, award-winning composer and pianist, will present a free concert at the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center Station 256 Conference Room. He will be performing and discussing many of his various compositions, as well as interspersing well-known pieces that have inspired him over the years. The Station 256 Conference Room entrance is located …

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Keyboard Composition Recital with Roger MacNaughton

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Roger MacNaughton, award-winning composer and pianist, will present a free concert at the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center Station 256 Conference Room. He will be performing and discussing many of his various compositions, as well as interspersing well-known pieces that have inspired him over the years. The Station 256 Conference Room entrance is located …

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Walking Type Tour with Mia Cinelli

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

What does a sign really say? Join for a guided downtown walking tour to explore the rich history and meaning of typefaces on Mackinac Island's most recognizable and beloved signage.

Introduction to Typography

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Are you fascinated by fonts? Participants will gain basic typographic knowledge and learn quick, hands-on type design in this combination lecture and workshop. Limited to 30 people. The workshop will be held at Station 256 Conference Room, located above the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center. Call 906.847.3328 to reserve a spot. Free Event.

Sculpture Talk Demonstration

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Join sculptor Andy Sacksteder as he discusses the current progress on a bust he is working on. Discover and learn what happens when the clay sculpture is done, which is mold making, and the process of last wax bronze casting. This program will be held at Station 256 Conference Room above the Mackinac Island State …

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Public Reading: The Poetry of Issa M. Lewis

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Limited to 30 participants. Call 906.847.3328 to reserve your space. Station 256 Meeting Room is located in the upstairs of Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center.

Island Time: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI

Open to both poets and brand new writers alike, this workshop will explore themes of Mackinac Island’s history, people, and natural beauty. Issa M. Lewis will lead participants in writing exercises in both formal poetry and free verse, developing poems that can then be shared with the group for feedback. The workshop will conclude with …

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