Welcome to the LAC


The Leamington Arts Centre (LAC) is located in the heart of South Western Ontario’s beautiful uptown Leamington in one of the town’s many wonderful heritage buildings. The LAC is a 10,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, and fully accessible facility which offers 4 exhibition spaces, education studio spaces, meeting space, a gift shop and art supply store.

The LAC was established as the South Essex Arts Association in 1971 as a charitable not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to creating and sustaining a celebration of the human spirit through the nurturing of the arts with our community.

The LAC is a community meeting space and hub for the arts and culture in Leamington and Essex County featuring up to 40 diverse exhibitions each year in its 4 exhibition spaces, a permanent collection, appraisal services, tours, facility rentals, artist markets and much more. 

Visiting Hours

Tues & Wed: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Thurs & Fri 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sat & Sun: 12:00pm – 5:00pm


Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


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Deadline to Enter: Sat July 28, 5pm Shop Local? Buy Local? Love Local? This exhibit is for the do-it yourselfers out there who create handmade, unique and one of a kind arts and crafts from driftwood to fabricated steel furniture, wearables like clothing or jewelry, … Read More

10% OFF: Art Supplies Sale
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10% off everything in stock and no tax + members get an additional 10% off = up to 33% off in savings! Canvases/paper, paints, quality art tools from Golden, Amsterdam, Lukas, Primsmacolor, Canson, Micron, Finetec, Prismacolor, Koi and more.

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Fri Aug 9, 4pm – 10pm The Mill Street Market is the only monthly market in Windsor-Essex County that is specially curated to serve delectable street food while you shop for handcrafted items, vintage clothing, and antiques. Lining the modern, … Read More

THE TRUTH HAS LEGS: Talysha Bujold-Abu
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Opening Reception: Fri Aug 9, 4-9pm Non-beings and surreal monsters are the embodiment of an undefinable blackness – those that occupy the liminal in-between of mixed heritage. THE TRUTH HAS LEGS is a series of large scale drawings that examine a sense of the-self and … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art