Welcome to the LAC

 

The Leamington Arts Centre (LAC) is a public, not-for-profit arts centre with a focus on exhibiting visual arts and developing arts and culture programming.

The LAC was established as the South Essex Arts Association in 1971 with the mandate to create, sustain and celebrate the arts. Over the years, the LAC has developed into a cultural pillar for uptown Leamington and a regional arts and culture destination. Supported by the Municipality of Leamington, donors and its members, the LAC is a 10,000 square foot facility comprising of four exhibition spaces, a market place artist market, café and wine bar, an art supply store, an education studio and meeting spaces.

The LAC is an award winning organization known for its wide range of activities, and emphasis on community and local programming alongside ancillary events. The LAC presents a changing calendar of up to 40 diverse exhibitions each year and is home to the notable Henry collection and the LAC permanent collection, collectively comprising of over 600 Canadian, international, historical, and contemporary works of art.

Distinguished for offering complimentary visitor admission and programming, the LAC is committed to facilitating access and stimulating the appreciation and understanding for visual arts and relevant cultural topics. 

Visiting Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10am – 4:30pm
Friday 10am – 4:30pm
Saturday 12pm – 4pm
Sunday 12pm – 4pm

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VOTE FOR THE LAC: BEST OF WINDSOR ESSEX
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We’re a Finalist, but… WE STILL NEED YOUR VOTE FOR LAC TO WIN Thanks to your nominations, the LAC is a finalist for Best Art Gallery or Art Space in the 6th Annual Best of Windsor Essex Awards! VOTE AND WIN:Voters … Read More

JURIED STUDENT ART SHOW: 23rd annual
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April 1 – April 25 Deadline to Enter: Sun March 28, 4pm The LAC presents the 23rd Annual Juried Student Art Show featuring works by Secondary Students from across Essex County. Categories include: Painting, Drawing, 3D/Sculpture, Photography, Video/Film, Mixed Media, … Read More

OFFICE FOR RENT
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Located on the 2nd Floor of the Leamington Arts Centre in Uptown Leamington, Next to the Big Tomato Close to Restaurants, Retail, Parks and More Free 2h Street Parking Directly in Front and at Rear, All Day FREE Parking in … Read More

2021 SOLO SUBMISSIONS
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Now booking for 2021, 4 exhibit space, many opportunities LAC Forms LAC Solo Exhibition Submission Form 2020  LAC Artist Agreement 2019 LAC Artist Exhibition Preparation LAC Exhibit Timeline LAC Artwork Inventory Form LAC Floor Plans  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Program for: Individuals … Read More

Art Supply Store