Open Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm.

 

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

Clothesline Online Art Sale

May 21 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 11:59 pm
held online at shop.leightoncentre.org

Shop unframed artworks created by some of our most talented member artists, in a wide variety of mediums and styles!

Paper Moon

June 18 @ 10:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm
Stacey Watson

Photographs captured on local film sets explore the concept of artifice meeting with the landscape.

Coal In Alberta: A Journey To Obsolescence

June 18 @ 10:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm
The Monochrome Guild

Five photographers employ traditional black and white film methods to explore the past, present and future of Alberta’s coal industry.