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!


CORKS & CANVAS: wine & paint night
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Fri Feb 8, 7pm 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 wine, all art supplies (paints, brushes, canvas) and guided instruction … Read More

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Fri Feb 15, 7-9pm *ZIP CODE (N8H1M4), TWENTYfive% and Works from the LAC Permanent Collection. Free admission, everyone welcome, refreshments will be served.

Call for Submissions: WFCU CREDIT UNION:  painting competition + exhibit
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Deadline to Enter: Sat Feb 16, 5pm The WFCU Credit Union Painting Competition + Exhibit is an incredible opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to present their most accomplished works at the LAC for a chance to win cash … Read More

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Wednesdays in Febuary and March join Ron for classes on acrylic, watercolour and pastels and Thursday with Louise for soft and hard pastels and pencil. Fee $25 and $30/class material incl. Register online, by phone or in person in advance. … Read More

Art Supplies + Gift Shop + Local Art