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

Monday: Closed 

Tues – Fri : 10:00am – 4:30pm

Saturday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED

Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


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Fri October 4, 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

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Tues, Oct 8, 11am – 10pm Please join us  for lunch or dinner at Crave Family Grill & Pub, 26 Erie St. North, Leamington. Let your server know you are there to support us and a portion of your bill will … Read More

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Deadline to Enter: Sat Oct 19, 5pm This exhibition’s focus is to highlight and showcase those offbeat, avant-guard, radical and/or extreme works of art that make us all think outside the box and push the limits of expressionism in contemporary … Read More

A SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: indoor artists market
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November 19 – December 21  The LAC presents a Signature Christmas indoor Artist Market. This annual arts and crafts show offers perfect unique and beautiful gifts for everyone on your list! Come see a festive presentation of jewelry, pottery, ceramics, … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art