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 fully accessible facility which offers three floors of gallery space meeting rooms, and education studio space.

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 hub for the arts in Leamington and Windsor-Essex Region offering up to 40 exhibitions each year, artist markets, arts and crafts shows, film nights, educational arts programs and more.

Visiting Hours

Tues – Fri: 10:00am – 4:30pm

Sat: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Sun – Mon: CLOSED

Admission is FREE!

Donations Greatly Appreciated!


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Join the LAC as we welcome the Shooters Photography Club and artists from the Far Out Show for their opening receptions on Fri Sept 28 from 7-9pm. Free admission, everyone welcome, refreshment served.

A SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: indoor artists market
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Saturday Dec 1, 1-4pm. The LAC presents its annual indoor Christmas Arts & Crafts show. Open to all artists and artisans in any medium; photography, painting, jewelry, literary arts, crafts and more… Exhibit and sell your work directly inside our beautiful galleries during … Read More

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Sat Nov 24, 3-9pm Presented by the LAC and the Municipality of Leamington in partnership with the Uptown Leamington BIA, the Leamington Chamber of Commerce, and the Bank Theatre. Leamington shines with bright lights at it’s first winter’s night Holiday … Read More

8×10 Amateur Photo Contest
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Drop off your best 8×10″ printed photos in the categories of:  Wildlife, Smartphone Photography, Buildings. Prizes in each category! No limit on the number of entries. $10 for members/$12 non-members per photo. As part of your entry fee, your photo will be professionally … Read More

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