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Wandering With Wonder

By on October 29, 2021 | News

As summer faded to fall in the foothills of SW Alberta, a beautiful story unfolded on the land at Leighton Art Centre.

Paint The Foothills 2021

By on October 7, 2021 | News

On September 11 & 12, 2021, Leighton Art Centre celebrated Alberta Culture Days with our Paint The Foothills plein air

Cindy Bouwers & Jean Pederson Discuss ‘Of A Certain Age’

By on April 15, 2021 | News

Of A Certain Age is a collaborative exhibition by Calgary (Alberta) artist Jean Pederson and Airdrie (Alberta) artist Cindy Bouwers,

Terra Simieritsch Discusses ‘Coexistence’

By on April 13, 2021 | News

Coexistence is a solo exhibition by Calgary (Alberta) artist Terra Simieritsch, installed in Leighton Art Centre’s Tower Gallery March 12

Grand Acts of Theatre: ‘Iniskim’ Performed on the Land at Leighton Art Centre

By on March 31, 2021 | News

Iniskim is an immersive, puppet-lantern, performance experience that lives upon the land in the area of Treaty 7, near to

Michelle Wiebe Discusses ‘The Scene Between’

By on March 2, 2021 | News

The Scene Between: An Exploration Of When Cultures Meet is a solo exhibition by Cochrane (Alberta) painter and printmaker Michelle Wiebe,

Revisiting the Fall 2018 Indefinite Arts Residency

By on February 25, 2021 | News

In the fall of 2018, Leighton Art Centre hosted 30 artists from Indefinite Arts Centre (recently rebranded as the National accessArts Centre)

Penny Corradine Discusses ‘My Name Is Not Tree’

By on February 22, 2021 | News

My Name Is Not Tree is a solo exhibition by Turner Valley (Alberta) painter Penny Corradine, installed in Leighton Art

‘Made For This Place: The Leighton Legacy’ Launches on Digital Museums Canada

By on January 13, 2021 | News

Leighton Art Centre is pleased to announce the launch of Made For This Place: The Leighton Legacy, its new online exhibition at

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Welcome to the Leighton Art Centre’s New Website!

By on October 26, 2020 | News

We are thrilled to unveil this new website, made possible by some incredible sponsors and friends. It’s mobile responsive and