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 & Wed: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Thurs & Fri 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sat & Sun: 12:00pm – 5:00pm


Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


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Fri Sept 6, 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

P*ART*Y: Arlene Murphy & Andrea Mercier
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Opening Reception: Fri Sept 6, 4-9pm Featured Artists Include: Andrea Mercier, Arlene Murphy, John Dutton, Glen Donaldson  Arlene and Andrea have been creating exceptional artworks together for more than three years now, logging two major Co’llusion Art Exhibit events, a … Read More

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Deadline to Enter: Sat Sept 21, 5pm The Breaking Barriers exhibition’s focus is to create an understanding of lived experiences. The exhibition seeks to highlight resilience and resourcefulness in coping with barriers. A barrier can be anything that one must … 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

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art