The Lawrence House Will not be hosting any childrens' programs this summer.
We will be closed for July 1, Canada Day ,but open July 2nd and 3rd.

Now on Exhibit in The Turret Gallery


“Scatterings” an Exhibit of watercolors by local artist Irvin Hawks is now on display until July 30th. Irvin ‘s work is greatly inspired by rural scenery. To view Irvin’s collection click the link below.


"A Square Foot Show"

The Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents “A Square Foot Show” from July 2 through to July 30th.  July 8th  come meet the artists and enjoy the music of Missy Burgess local musician. To see the entire collection click the link


Open Stage hosted by Gregger Botting will returning the Fall. Thank you everyone who participated.

"The Power of Line and Colour"

A Juried Exhibition

October 7, 2022 to October 29 ,2022

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts  presents “The Power of Line and Colour” . This show is open to Lambton Country Artists. First Place Prize $1,000.00 donated by BLUEWATER POWER. ……..Details to Follow

The Carmen Ziolkowski Poetry Prize

Carmen Ziolkowski was a beloved Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, poet born near Naples, Italy. In her spirit, The Lawrence House Literary Arts Committee sought well-crafted poetry that is heartfelt, nature-based, and hopeful for this first Poetry Prize in her honour. Special thanks to Carmen’s family for their first-prize donation. First prize, $500; Second prize, $250; Third prize, $100; and selected Honourable Mentions.  Thanks to all who entered!  

Nearly one hundred poems were submitted from across Canada and the winners were selected by Carmen’s friends and fellow writers Ryan Gibbs, Rhonda Melanson and Lois Nantais. First prize was awarded to Tanya Standish McIntyre ,a poet and visual artist, living in the rural Eastern Townships of Quebec for her poem “Conceive of a Circle” Check out the Uproar Blog for the winners.

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