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!


What’s It Worth?: Valuation Day
with No Comments

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 & Consult … Read More

with No Comments

The LAC is currently accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Program Coordinator 8 weeks, 32h/week average, Wed- Sun, $14/h Complete Job Posting and How to Apply… click here

with No Comments

Fri June 7, 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

Fused Glass Workshops
with No Comments

Registration Required. See Below. Minimum 4 / Maximum 6 students Learn how to use glass-cutting tools and design your own fused glass art. After each class the instructor will fuse your pieces. Pick up (1 to 2 weeks later) will be … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art