Events

Leighton Art Centre is a busy place! Each year, we host a wide variety of Workshops (art, nature and family-friendly), Public Special Events and Art Sales. We also offer Birthday Parties for the special kids in your life and can make arrangements for Event Rentals & Photography.

Upcoming events are listed below and on our Calendar.

 

a photo of hay bales and a small granary silo in a field in the autumn under a blue and partly cloudy sky

In The Open Air

September 12 - October 31
Juried Group Exhibition

100+ pieces by 40 artists honour the practice of creating art outdoors, in the moment.

image of spooky forest with halloween characters like pumpkins, black cats, bats and a witch hat and broom along a path

Halloween is Art-oween at Leighton Art Centre

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spend Halloween afternoon creating and exploring at the Leighton Art Centre’s Art-oween party!

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!

abstract art piece created using alcohol inks

SOLD OUT! Explore Alcohol Inks

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with Artist-Instructor Karen Biko

Using brilliantly coloured fluid inks, make your own cards & artworks for the gift-giving season.

The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Edition

Find unique gifts for friends & family as you tour 4 galleries & 4 private artist studios in the frosty foothills of southern Alberta!

Past Events


 

Painting the Field Study – Plein Air Workshop

September 19 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Bobbi Dunlop
 

Broom Making

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with craftsperson-instructor David Campbell
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Michelle Wiebe
 

Paint the Foothills

September 12 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 4:00 pm

Alberta Culture Days 2020
 

Summer Salon

June 25 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm

LAC Members' Invitational
 

Clothesline Online 2020

June 13 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

LAC Member Artists
 

18th Annual Juried Members Show

April 25 @ 8:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm

 

They Will All Be Ghosts Soon

February 22 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm

Julya Hajnoczky
 

Within Winter’s Eye

February 22 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm

Stacey McRae, Marney Delver & Jan Daley