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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.
Admission is always FREE! Donations Greatly Appreciated!
Wednesday: 10am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 10am – 4:30pm
Friday: 10am – 4:30pm
Saturday: 12pm – 4pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
Opening Reception & Awards: Fri. Jan 17, 7-9pm The LAC is proud to present the 8×10: 2020 amateur photo contest. This annual exhibit features striking photographs in 3 categories: 1) Nature & Wildlife 2) Hometown & Travel 3) Everything Else . With three prizes … Read More
Corks & Canvas: Wine & Paint Night Fri. February 14, 6:30pm Theme: Lorraine Christie Enjoy a paint night at the LAC! Corks and Canvas is an evening to “drink creatively” with your friends or significant other. $49/person or $89/couple. Includes … Read More
February 5 – March 8 Deadline to Enter: Sun. Feb. 2, 2020, 5pm The 2019 annual members show and sale celebrates the strength, vitality, creativity and wealth of talent found within the Leamington Arts Centre (LAC)/ South Essex Arts Association (SEAA). … Read More
Explore your artistic side, develop your skills and have fun in our relaxed lower level studio. Our teachers offer a broad range of adult and children’s classes suited to all levels and areas of interest from painting, drawing, printmaking as well as specialized individual one on one classes and camps for children.
The LAC presents the Market Place, a reinvented gift shop, café and wine bar space featuring artwork exclusively by its members. This unique and one-of-kind space focuses to highlight the originality, quality, craftsmanship and creativity found only in works bearing an artist’s signature. The Market Place café and wine bar also highlights our local wineries, breweries and distilleries. A selection of coffee, tea, soda, water, local wines, craft beers and sprits are served daily and during special events. The Market Place is the perfect place to stop in, sit, relax or meet, drink and shop for creative and signature gifts. For special occasions and for yourself, no gift is better than handmade and local. To yourself or to someone special, give the gift of art.