"Canada's most beautiful arts centre"
Built on the banks of Shaw's Creek, this national-award-winning heritage building is now "a jewel in the crown of the GTA's arts scene". The Alton Mill is home to some 25
while the industrial-chic ambiance makes it the perfect venue to
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the Alton Mill Arts Centre, and be inspired!
What's On This week...
Celebrate the Season: Join us for art shows, even more holiday events and unique artisinal gifts in our shops and galleries.
This year we will be open regular hours through Dec. 24 at 3:00, closed Boxing Day, open Saturday Dec. 27 with special Boxing week sales through Wednesday Dec. 31 at 3:00. Closed New Years Day and back to regular hours on Friday Jan. 2 10am to 5pm Wednesdays through Sundays.
Gallery Gemma Jewellery and Made of Wood Gallery is open seven days through to Dec. 24, go to the Gemma webpage for details.
Christmas at Alton Mill ... it’s Santa’s best kept secret!
Why not treat your own list to some not so Run-of-the-Mill gifts this year?
Browse and buy artful gifts created by the Studio Artists of The Alton Mill. A beautiful selection of their one-of-a-kind works are featured in the Not-So-Run-of-the-Mill Art Show now on in the Falls Gallery. Click through for a preview of this stunning show.
Congrats to Mill artist Lynda Clare Grant, who won the first ever Headwaters region Art battle! After three intense rounds, Lynda was declared the winner by the audience.
The Alton Mill is a proud supporter of Headwaters Arts, the non-profit group that produces the region's annual arts festival, provides scholarships to aspiring young artists, runs the HA Gallery showcasing local art at the Alton Mill, and provides arts education and enrichment programs. It's annual membership drive is now on and membership dues are a crucial revenue source. Please join or renew today to help promote the development, appreciation and enjoyment of all arts in the Hills of Headwaters.
Culture Cafe and the Caledon Library's Stopping by Mill on a Poetry Evening was a great success! Many people from the region came out to hear live poetry read by award winning local poets. Photos by Robert Simeon.
Alton Mill Arts Centre was awarded "Best Arts, Culture, or Heritage Experience" at Taste of Tourism 2014! Our second year in a row being recognized in that category!