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 fully accessible facility which offers three floors of gallery space meeting rooms, and education studio space.

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 hub for the arts in Leamington and Windsor-Essex Region offering up to 40 exhibitions each year, artist markets, arts and crafts shows, film nights, educational arts programs and more.

Visiting Hours

Tues – Fri: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Sat: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Sun – Mon: CLOSED

Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


MESH: Artist Network Meetings
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Sat Jan 19, 12-1:30pm. Creative people, coming together. The Leamington Arts Centre presents free Artist Networking Meetings aimed at supporting the personal and professional development of artists in the Windsor-Essex and Pelee Island Region. Held every three months, these networking sessions will … Read More

Call for Submissions: *ZIP CODE (N8H 1M4)
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Deadline to Enter: Sat Jan 26, 5pm Zip Code is an exhibit of selected works from the region by a guest curator. The exhibit’s focus is to bring together a collection of efficacious works in a variety of mediums and … Read More

Call for Submissions: TWENTYfive%
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25 reasons to make art this Winter! The LAC offering 25 free canvas to 25 artists to create 25 finished works with 25% off art supplies for the TWENTYfive% exhibit to be featured February 5 through March 2. And the … Read More

Call for Submissions: WFCU CREDIT UNION:  painting competition + exhibit
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Deadline to Enter: Sat Feb 16, 5pm The WFCU Credit Union Painting Competition + Exhibit is an incredible opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to present their most accomplished works at the LAC for a chance to win cash … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art