December 7th Day Camp with Professor Qwbil @ the Old Art Building!

Gift Ideas ~ Art Leelanau Prints, David Grath Print, Glenn Wolff Posters, Open Studio Cards

2018 Merry MarketPlace ~ December 1, 10 am – 4 pm

treeThe Leelanau Community Cultural Center invites you to attend the 2018 Merry MarketPlace.  This annual Art & Craft Show at the Old Art Building, will take place on Saturday, December 1 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Each year the artists gather on the 1st Saturday in December to share their artwork for unique holiday gifts and holiday decor.

This year you will see many of your favorite artists and we’ll introduce you to a few new ones —- making for a good mix of holiday finds.  This year’s show will feature 18 local artisans with, jewelry, willow furniture, pottery, specialty foods, candles, herbal and soaps and lotions, cards, clothing for children, hand knit items and much more.

Join us for complimentary cookies and coffee and a delightful holiday market!

This event is sponsored by the Leelanau Community Cultural Center. For more information please call 231-256-2131.

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The Infinite Disc is Dedicated at the Old Art Building

On September 19 the Cultural Center dedicated the sculpture Infinite
 Disc by Charles Hall.  The sculpture created by Charles Hall and donated to the LCCC and the Old Art Building, was erected on the property in the fall of 2017.  Dan Lisuk, LCCC Board President hopes that with the Infinite Disc, as well as several other sculptures on the grounds, that people will come to Leland to admire and appreciate the sculptures all year round. Charles Hall was honored and proud to have the sculpture placed here in Leland where it could become part of the art community.

The Infinite Disc, according to Mr Hall, represents the infinity in the universe.  The gate in the shape of Pi (π) for the concept of infinity, the disc itself represents the Universe, the Hole in the Universe is a reference to the infinite void and the cracks represent all the mysteries in the Universe.

The “Disc” was designed and executed in the mid 80’s. The glass is a billet of glass from Schott Optical Glass that was discarded as unusable for the rose-colored lenses that would have been make from it.  Since the glass had not been annealed the cracks were inevitable and the form had to be reassembled.  Mr. Hall had the hole drilled in the middle and then polished it to optical standards.  The stainless-steel perforated band was placed around it and used high-strength steel fittings that allow it to move on its vertical axis. Before making the trip to Leland, it was assembled out of doors at Mr. Halls residence in Rochester for about 15 years.