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 – Fri: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Sat: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Sun – Mon: CLOSED

Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


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Fri March 22, 7-9pm WFCU CREDIT UNION: painting competition + exhibit and INCONVENIENT LANDSCAPES: Sophie Hinch & Ina Vu. Free admission, everyone welcome, refreshments will be served.

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Wed April 10, 6:30pm with Guest Speaker: Culture & Tourism Officer, Kyra Knapp, Municipality of Leamington. Come to our AGM and learn about all the LAC accomplished in 2018 and get a peak at our plans for 2019 and beyond! Also enjoy networking and … Read More

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Mon April 15, 11am – 10pm, please join us  for lunch or dinner at Crave Grill & Pub, 26 Erie St. North, Leamington. Let your server know you are there to support us and a portion of your bill will go … Read More

What’s It Worth?: Valuation Day 2019
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Saturday May 18, 9am – 3pm Have you ever wondered what your prized possessions, antiques, or cherished family heirlooms are worth? Now is your chance to find out! Bring in your treasures to be evaluated by Julie Riches of Riches Appraisal & … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art