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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.

 

Of A Certain Age

March 12 - April 23
Cindy Bouwers & Jean Pederson - Main Gallery

Experiences over six decades have led to rich, deep and complex works that explore and reflect many of life’s lessons.

Coexistence

March 12 - April 23
Terra Simieritsch - Tower Gallery

We are challenged to reflect upon our own stereotypes and prejudices around common wildlife species that humans often come into conflict with.

19th Annual Juried Members Show

April 24 @ 10:00 am - June 6 @ 4:00 pm
Juried Group Exhibition

With 102 pieces by 69 artists selected from over 300 submissions, the 19th Annual iteration of this annual favourite is going to be a fresh and exciting visual treat.

Family Art and Nature Series: Something to Hoot About!

May 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Explore, Appreciate and Create at the Leighton Art Centre!

Sold Out! Youth Earth Art Series: Basic Knife Skills

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
with Andrea Merredew

Learn basic knife carving skills in the first installment of our Earth Art Series!

Sold Out! Discover the Night Sky

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
with Jim Critchley

Join us for an evening of watching the satellites, stars and constellations at the Leighton Art Centre!

Sold out! Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
with Jim Critchley

Join our resident naturalist Jim Critchley on a guided nestbox tour of the Leighton Art Centre’s Bluebird Trail!

Earth Art Series: Basic Knife Skills

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
with Andrea Merredew

Learn basic knife carving skills in the first installment of our Earth Art Series!

Discover the Night Sky

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
with Jim Critchley

Join us for an evening of watching the satellites, stars and constellations at the Leighton Art Centre!

Family Art and Nature Series: As Snug as a Bug!

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Explore, Appreciate and Create at the Leighton Art Centre!

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with Michelle Wiebe

Enjoy the outdoors as you document your travels with a creative flair!

Spring Broom Making

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with David Campbell

Be swept away with spring cleaning this year, and learn how to make your very own hand-woven Heritage Broom!

Family Art and Nature Series: We’re Nuts for You!

June 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Explore, Appreciate and Create at the Leighton Art Centre!

Clothesline Festival & Art Sale

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 6 @ 4:00 pm
Annual Favourite

Leighton Heritage Home & Grounds

Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
With Jim Critchley

Join our resident naturalist Jim Critchley on a guided nestbox tour of the Leighton Art Centre’s Bluebird Trail!

Spring Broom Making

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with David Campbell

Be swept away with spring cleaning this year, and learn how to make your very own hand-woven Heritage Broom!

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with Michelle Wiebe

Enjoy the outdoors as you document your travels with a creative flair!

Build a Birdhouse

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
with Jim Critchley

Make your very own birdhouse for your backyard friends!

Family Art and Nature Series: Woodland Creatures!

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Explore, Appreciate and Create at the Leighton Art Centre!

What a Difference a Day Makes

June 19 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
G9 Artist Group

Featuring Asta Dale, Cindy Delpart, Greg Pyra, Cameron Roberts, David Harrison, Seka Owen, Aaron Sidorenko, Susan Kristoferson, and Jean Pederson.

Past Events


 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

March 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

March 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

March 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

March 1 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

February 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

The Scene Between: An Exploration of When Cultures Meet

January 30 - March 11

Michelle Wiebe - Tower Gallery
 

My Name Is Not Tree

January 30 - March 11

Penny Corradine - Main Gallery
 

SOLD OUT! Explore Alcohol Inks

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Artist-Instructor Karen Biko
 

Christmas in the Country Art Sale

November 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Favourite