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The St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre is an incorporated non-profit, charitable organization with the objective to encourage and promote an appreciation for, and support the practice of the visual arts in St. Thomas, Elgin County and surrounding area.  This has been accomplished in three predominate ways since the Art Centre's establishment in 1969: a permanent art collection that consists of over 1500 works, 16 exhibitions annually, that feature the work of local, regional, national and international artists, and ongoing educational programs for both adults and children.

Essential to the success of any organization is the ongoing cooperation of its supporters. The   St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre wishes to gratefully thank the City of St. Thomas, the County of Elgin, its’ membership, donors, and sponsors for their support.


Winter Classes and Workshops for Children and Teens

Did you know? Art plays a central role in cognitive, motor, language, and social-emotional development.

New Programs, PA Day and March Break!



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Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 9 to February 20, 2016

Gallery One and Two more...



Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 9 to February 20, 2016

Gallery Three more...


Family Day Open House

Monday February 15, 2016

Drop in between 11 am and 2pm for art activities, games and more! 

Grades JK-6 accompanied by an adult!

FREE admission. Refreshments. Everyone welcome

Winter Classes and Workshops for Adults

New programs! 


Railway City ARTS CRAWL

February 26 & 27, 2016

See art in action as you explore St. Thomas

Great Beginnings Elementary

February27 to March 26, 2016



Redtail Cocktail Party and Silent Auction

Saturday May 28, 2016 4:00-7:30pm

In the club house of the beautiful and exclusive Redtail Golf Course

Tickets are very limited $100 and will be available April 5, 2016 more...

For ticket information contact or 519-631-4040

For sponsorship opportunities more...

Education Programs
Children's Programs
Adult's Programs
Permanent Collection
Facility Rentals
Birthday Parties
INSPIRE a student
Fall Art Auction 2016
Annual Giving
Clark McDougall Scholarship
Art Gallery Foundation