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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.

 

My Name Is Not Tree

January 30 - March 15
Penny Corradine - Main Gallery

Penny Corradine has pursued expressionist landscapes for years and now she is overcome with the idea of trees.

The Scene Between: An Exploration of When Cultures Meet

January 30 - March 15
Michelle Wiebe - Tower Gallery

One artist’s journey to find beauty in the fragmentation within her own family.

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

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

5 Weeks of Foothills Exploration, hosted live from the Leighton Art Centre. Recommended for Grades 1-6, but everyone welcome!

Of A Certain Age

March 12 - April 16
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 16
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.

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

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

5 Weeks of Foothills Exploration, hosted live from the Leighton Art Centre. Recommended for Grades 1-6, but everyone welcome!

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

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

5 Weeks of Foothills Exploration, hosted live from the Leighton Art Centre. Recommended for Grades 1-6, but everyone welcome!

19th Annual Juried Members Show

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

Main & Tower Galleries Exhibition

Clothesline Festival & Art Sale

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

Leighton Heritage Home & Grounds

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 1 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 

Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

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

 

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
 

Halloween is Art-oween at Leighton Art Centre

October 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Painting the Field Study – Plein Air Workshop

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - September 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Bobbi Dunlop
 

Broom Making

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with craftsperson-instructor David Campbell
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Michelle Wiebe
 

Paint the Foothills

September 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - September 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Alberta Culture Days 2020