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, 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.



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Visitor Services & Gallery Attendant  The Visitor Services & Gallery Attendant (VSGA) is entrusted with effective customer service and cheerful reception at the gallery as well as facility appearances and cleanliness. The VSGA accurately performs, point of sale transactions, clerical … Read More

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The LAC is currently accepting proposals for solo or group exhibitions. 2 month long openings are available for June and July in the large Southpoint Sun gallery, and 1 opening Oct thru December in the 2nd floor Community Gallery. Possible … Read More

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$395 month-to-month (no lease) Approx. 175sq/ft., large window and viewIncludes meeting room use, high speed internet and all utilitiesSecure, quiet, elevator accessible First and last required as well as proof of insurance email: director@leamingtonartscentre.com for more details and viewing.

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Arts @ the Marina Exhibitors & Members of the Community: It is with disappointment that due to COVID-19 the Leamington Arts Centre has had to make the challenging decision to cancel the 28th annual Arts @ the Marina. For nearly … Read More

Art Supply Store