The Alberta Restriction Exemption Program (REP) is now in effect for the heritage home (gallery, museum, gallery shop) and workshops.


Event Rentals & Photography

Whether you want to book one of our historic education centre studios or our Great Room to host a meeting or small event, make arrangements to hold a photo shoot (wedding, engagement, family, group, or commercial photos – indoors and/or outdoors), or plan an elaborate proposal, we’d love to hear from you.

Interested in Kids’ Birthday Parties? Due to COVID-19, we are not offering our usual packages, but would love to work you to set something up. Please email us at

Please note: we are not currently zoned to host traditional wedding ceremonies and receptions. We can offer walk-on ceremonies for very small groups (max. 10 participants). 

Rules and Restrictions

  1. No smoking and no dogs allowed anywhere on Leighton Art Centre property.
  2. Unless you are renting an art studio or part of the heritage home, your booking includes use of our outdoor spaces only. During regular operating hours (currently Wed – Sun 10am – 4pm), other visitors may be on site; please be courteous and avoid impacting anyone’s visit.
  3. Bookings inside the heritage home are only available outside our regular operating hours. Art studios may be available during our regular operating hours.
  4. Events booked outside our regular operating hours (indoor or outdoor) will incur an extra charge for staff time. Maximum two-hour access to outdoor property, $50 fee will be incur for every half hour of occupancy after the expiry of the rental period stated.
  5. Your booking does not include any furnishings or equipment. Some items may be available for your use (extra charges may apply); there is a space on the inquiry form to ask about this.
  6. You must leave the property as you found it. Confetti of any kind is prohibited. Any garbage created by your group must be placed into the appropriate receptacles or taken away with you. Please do not pick flowers, leaves or any other vegetation.
  7. Liquor, smoking, vaping, sparklers, and any explosive devices are PROHIBITED anywhere on the Leighton art Centre property.
  8. Our staff are not available to help set up or host your event.
  9. COVID-19 rules: anyone entering the gallery house (including to use the washroom) must wear a mask; please keep a distance of 2 metres between you and anyone not in your cohort. Outdoor social gatherings are limited to 10 people maximum and must not have an indoor component, and two metres of distance must be maintained between members of different households (with the exception of cohort families).
  10. Unless we cancel your booking due to unavoidable circumstances on our end, your deposit is non-refundable. We will, however, do our very best to accommodate weather-related postponements.

Fee Structure

Outdoor Only Events
  • Wedding, Engagement, or Group Photo Shoots – $150 + gst (max. 10 people, max. 2 hours)
  • Commercial Photo Shoots – at our discretion
  • Engagement Proposal – minimum $50 + gst (or more, at our discretion, depending on your plans, max. 10 people, max. 2 hours)
  • Walk-on Mini Mountain Ceremony – $250 + gst (max. 10 people, max. 2 hours)
  • Holding your event outside our regular operating hours? We will charge an additional $100 + gst for staff time (to let you in, monitor the site, and close up after you’ve finished).
Indoor (house or art studio) Events
  • House – at our discretion
  • Art Studio – at our discretion
  • Holding your event outside our regular operating hours? We will charge an additional $100 + gst for staff time (to let you in, monitor the site, and close up after you’ve finished).

Getting Started

Please fill out the following form with detailed information so that we can review your request. Please allow at least 48 hours (during Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) for us to respond.

Event Rentals & Photography Inquiry Form