Welcome back! Please head to our Visit > Plan Your Visit page for more info on our hours, admission and safety protocols.

 

Public Special Events

Whether we’re launching a new exhibition, holding one of our annual art sales, giving kudos to our volunteers, or hosting a fundraiser, we love bringing our community together to celebrate art, history, and nature!

Please note: some of our usual events are not currently feasible or have been modified, due to COVID-19. Head to our Plan Your Visit page for information about the COVID-19 safety protocols you can expect during your visit.

Paint The Foothills

September 11 @ 9:00 am - September 12 @ 4:00 pm
Alberta Culture Days 2021

Celebrate Alberta’s Month of the Artist, Alberta Culture Days, and the joys of plein air art making in SW Alberta’s foothills!

Wandering With Wonder

September 18 - September 19
World Premiere - 3 Performances Over 2 Days

Immersive outdoor musical storytelling experience featuring original live and recorded music, spoken word and dance, and performed across the Leighton Art Centre’s 80 acres.

the entrance to Leighton Art Centre is shown, snow-covered and decorated with Christmas wreaths and lamps

Christmas In The Country Art Sale

November 6 @ 10:00 am - December 20 @ 4:00 pm
Annual Holiday Favourite

Enjoy a whole lot of Christmas cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region!

Recent Public Special Events


 

Clothesline Pop-Up Art Market and Plein Air Paint & Picnic

June 26 @ 10:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm

Participating Artist Members
 

Clothesline Online Art Sale

June 1 - June 30

Select Leighton Art Centre Artist Members, by invitation
 

Christmas in the Country Art Sale 2020

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

Annual Favourite
 

Paint the Foothills

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

Alberta Culture Days 2020
 

Clothesline Online 2020

June 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

LAC Member Artists
 

Christmas in the Country 2019

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

 

Fall Paint-Out 2019

September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

 

Clothesline Festival & Art Sale 2019

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

 

Fall Paint-Out 2018

September 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

 

Clothesline Festival & Art Sale 2018

June 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm