Current Exhibitions

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, 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 a wide range of local programming, the LAC is committed to facilitating access and stimulating the appreciation and understanding for visual arts and relevant cultural topics.

Upcoming Programs

20augAll Day31decMural Mosaic Project(All Day)

13nov(nov 13)7:14 pm21dec(dec 21)7:14 pmA SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: indoor artist market(november 13) 7:14 pm - (december 21) 7:14 pm LAC

28nov(nov 28)11:00 am23dec(dec 23)5:00 pmShooters Photography Club: Annual Members ShowNov 28 - Dec 23(november 28) 11:00 am - (december 23) 5:00 pm

28nov(nov 28)11:00 am23dec(dec 23)5:00 pmA SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: Indoor Artist MarketNov 14 - Dec 23(november 28) 11:00 am - (december 23) 5:00 pm

08dec7:00 pm9:00 pmSip & Paint: Paint Night7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Show More Events

08jan4:30 pm5:30 pmFREE Elements and Principles of Art: Youth Education4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

15jan6:00 pm8:00 pmExploring Famous Artists & Styles of Painting: Adult Learning6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

17jan9:00 am11:00 amDrawing Skills & Watercolour Techniques: Adult Learning9:00 am - 11:00 am

26jan6:00 pm8:00 pmFamily Craft Night6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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The Leamington Arts Centre acknowledges that this land is the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie Peoples and specifically, the traditional territory of the Caldwell First Nation. 

The Leamington Arts Centre  values the significant historical and contemporary contributions of local and regional First Nations and all of the Original Peoples of Turtle Island – North America who have been living and working on the land from time immemorial.