Leamington Arts Centre

Photo of paintings at the Leamington Arts Centre

Leamington Arts Centre

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 state of the art gallery which offers three exhibition spaces with over 300 linear feet of continuous wall space and 2000sq/ft of floor space, as well as the Erie Quest Heritage Ship Wreck museum, a gift shop, art classes, workshops and meeting spaces. The LAC is one of the area's paramount places to view modern art with an emphasis on local and aspiring artists and artisans.

The LAC is governed by South Essex Arts Association, a not for profit charitable organization dedicated to creating and sustaining a celebration of the human spirit through the nurturing of the arts within our community.

Permanent collections include:

  • Erie Quest Marine Heritage Museum - Artifacts recovered from over 60 different ship wrecks in the Pelee Passage and Lake Erie Western Basin.
  • The Henry Collection - The collection includes oil paintings from across Canada and the United States, porcelain figurines from China, jade and silver sculptures and reliefs.

Hours of Operation and Admission:

  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Sunday and Monday - Closed

Admission is by donation.

Cultural Access Pass (CAP) Service Provider

The Cultural Access Pass (CAP) offers new citizens the opportunity to enjoy the Canadian cultural experience through free access to more than 600 participating attractions, galleries, museums and discovery centres across Canada. The program encourages new citizens to create their own Canadian experience in their first year of citizenship, opening doors to Canadian culture with the intent of generating a sense of belonging and engagement in their communities, and in Canada as a whole.


© 2019 The Municipality of Leamington 111 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario N8H 2Z9

Phone: 519-326-5761
Fax: 519-326-2481
Email: General Information

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