Welcome to The Old Art Building in Leland
Snug in a river bend lined with flowers, Leland’s Old Art Building stands within shouting distance of Main Street, but far enough back that a first-time visitor passing by may not notice it.
With its white frame face, dark green trim, and classic small-pane windows, it could be an early 1900s school or meeting hall in any number of small rural villages throughout the country. But to the thousands of residents and long-time visitors who come back year after year, the Old Art Building is Leland – in much the same way that Fishtown is Leland. It’s a welcome home sign and a touchstone. Its wood floors and walls, the fieldstone fireplace, and the curved wooden stage all echo sounds of dramatic readings, dancers’ steps, clattering keys of an upright piano, and the long-ago voices of summer. Read More
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