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The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum

TODAY’S HOURS: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., last admission/ticket sold 5:30 p.m.

TODAY’S EVENTS:
Kids’ Time – Make a Craft! 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
The Photography of William Gardiner Tour, 1:30 p.m.
Souvenirs at Mackinac Tour, 2:30 p.m.
All galleries open!

About The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum

This is Mackinac.

Nowhere else does such a rare and exceptional collection of Mackinac-related art and photography come together to tell Mackinac’s story.

In complement to the natural beauty of Mackinac Island, The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum allows visitors to experience fine and decorative arts inspired by Mackinac through the ages.

One of the most diverse art museums in the region, the museum’s collection offers no shortage of beauty and history – from hand-beaded Native American garments and 17th and 18th-century maps of the Great Lakes, to one-of-a-kind pieces from the height of Mackinac Island’s Victorian era.

Original photographs from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century present the beauty of Mackinac as captured by the camera’s eye. Featured are the works of William H. Gardiner, including dozens of his famed early-twentieth century hand-tinted views.

2024 Seasonal Hours

May 10 – May 31, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Last Admission 4:00 p.m.

June 1 – September 1, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Last Admission 5:30 p.m.

September 2 – October 6, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Last Admission 4:00 p.m.

2024 Admission Rates

Adult $10.00
Child (Age 5-12) $6.50

A Historic Downtown Mackinac ticket includes admission to Biddle House, featuring the Mackinac Island Native American Museum and Benjamin Blacksmith Shop (through  October 6), as well as the American Fur Co. Store & Dr. Beaumont Museum and McGulpin House (through August 17). Admission to the Mackinac Art Museum is also included with a Fort Mackinac ticket.

Visitors staying overnight at Mackinac Island Convention and Visitor’s Bureau member properties receive free admission the Mackinac Art Museum with proof of stay through regular season.

Click here for more information and to save on combination and season passes.

Group rates available! If you have 12 or more people visiting with you, please contact our Marketing and Group Travel and Coordinator.

Location Information

The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum is located on Mackinac Island adjacent to Marquette Park, just below Fort Mackinac. The entrance is off Main Street.

7070 Main St.
Mackinac Island, MI 49757

2025 Contemporary Art Show: Iconic Mackinac

The theme for the 2025 juried art exhibition is Iconic Mackinac. 150 years ago the many of icons of Mackinac Island prompted the creation of Mackinac National Park, the second national park in the country. This protected icons such as Fort Mackinac, Fort Holmes, Arch Rock and others, and spurred the creation of icons such as Grand Hotel and the East and West Bluff cottages, among others. We encourage artists working in all media to share with us their artistic visions of what Iconic Mackinac means to them. Click here to learn more.

Artist-in-Residence Program

Mackinac has inspired artists for generations. Here’s your chance to let it inspire you. Click here for more information.

Historic Downtown Mackinac

Be sure to visit the Biddle House, featuring the Mackinac Island Native American Museum, Benjamin Blacksmith Shop, American Fur Co. Store & Dr. Beaumont Museum, and McGulpin House, all included with a Fort Mackinac or Historic Downtown Mackinac ticket! Dates and hours of operation vary by site.

Live Programs

Live programs take place at The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum daily.

Exhibits

Fine and decorative arts related to Mackinac are presented in four long-term exhibits. The first floor main gallery contains works depicting views of Mackinac from the early 19th to the late 20th century. Two smaller galleries feature decorative and Native American Art. Mackinac photography from the permanent collection is featured on the second floor, as well as a gallery dedicated to Great Lakes maps. Audiovisual presentations provide deeper exploration of some of the prominent works.

Other Mackinac Island Attractions

Iconic Fort Mackinac has stood guard over Mackinac Island for more than 240 years.