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!


Arts @ the Marina
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June 29  & June 30, 2019 10am – 5pm, both days Bring the whole family out to enjoy a wide variety of artwork and entertainment at Leamington’s beautiful waterfront. With dozens of artists displaying unique and creative pieces spread out across the park grounds. Come for a … Read More

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Fri July 5, 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
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Christmas in July – Tree Decorations: Sat, July 6, 1pm – 3pm / $45 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 … Read More

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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

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art