Visit

Located approximately 45 minutes southwest of downtown Calgary, near Millarville Alberta, we are an art, nature and history destination. Open to the public year round, admission is by donation.

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Explore

With 80 acres of rolling Foothills grasslands, featuring spectacular Rocky Mountain views and native flora and fauna, plus our Museum, Art Gallery, and Gallery Shop, all housed within AC and Barbara Leightons’ historic home, we’ve got lots to explore in all seasons!

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Events

From annual events like the Clothesline Festival & Art Sale, Fall Paint-Out, and Christmas in the Country Art Sale, to one-off events that launch our exhibitions and installations, raise funds for our programs, or highlight local artists, we love to bring our community together in this amazing place.

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Featured Exhibitions & Events

the entrance to Leighton Art Centre is shown, snow-covered and decorated with Christmas wreaths and lamps

Christmas in the Country Art Sale

November 5 @ 10:00 am - December 23 @ 4:00 pm
Annual Favourite

Experience a uniquely Albertan gift shopping experience, in our historic location or online from your home!