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!


with No Comments

Sat. November 30, 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

A SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: indoor artists market
with No Comments

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

8×10: 2020 Amateur Photography Contest
with No Comments

January 2 – February 1 Deadline to Enter: Fri. Dec. 13, 2019, 4pm   Drop off your best 8×10″ printed photos in the categories of: Nature & Wildlife, Hometown & Travel, Everything Else. Prizes in each category! No limit on the number of entries. $10 for members/$12 … Read More

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2020 Exhibitions
with No Comments

The Leamington Arts Centre (LAC) is located in the heart of South Western Ontario’s beautiful uptown Leaming- ton in one of the town’s many won- derful heritage buildings. The LAC isa state of the art facility which offers three large … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art