Artist-in-Residence Workshop with Poet Leila Chatti

Station 256 Conference Room Above the MISP Visitor's Center, Mackinac Island

Chatti will lead a writing workshop titled "Poetics of Place: Hello From ______!" This generative workshop will be focused on how to write place-based work, from postcard poems and travel narratives delighting in new experiences to deeper exploration of our well-known, day-to-day domiciles. How do we capture a place—its sounds, sights, smells, culture, and quirks—and... Read more »

Artist-in-Residence Workshop Kateri Kaminski

Station 256 Conference Room Above the MISP Visitor's Center, Mackinac Island

Kateri Kaminski's workshop aims to educate MSHP patrons and art enthusiasts about Trade Silver, how it came into use, where it came from, and the historical impact it had on the Indigenous Peoples and colonies in early North America. Trade silver played an important part in the relationships that were forged between the Indigenous and... Read more »

Artist-in-Residence Workshop with Painter James Swanson

Station 256 Conference Room Above the MISP Visitor's Center, Mackinac Island

Swanson will provide a painting demonstration, utilizing his unique way of working, which has become popular for guests to watch. This workshop will take place at the Station 256 Conference Room, located above the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor's Center. This is a free event. #thisismackinac