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"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 studio artists,  galleries, a heritage museum,  café and unique shops, while the industrial-chic ambiance makes it the perfect venue to host your event .

Come experience the Alton Mill Arts Centre, and be inspired!

What's On This week...

The mill is open as usual this Wednesday July 1, 10 am to 5 pm.  A perfect day to come browse our galleries, shops and studios.


Photos from the Pan Am Torch Relay in Alton

The Pan Am Torch came to the Alton Village Square June13. Art demos were held by Alton Mill Arts Centre's very own C.J. Shelton, Wendy McLeod, and Ann Randaraad. Large horse paintings by Mark Grice were also on display in honour of the event and the Mill's own Jeremy Grant was one of the runners who carried the torch through Alton and into the Village Square. 

Click through for a gallery of images from this fun filled day! 


Culture Cafe Presents: Stories from Elsewhere

An evening of storytelling on the theme of travel. Once upon a time. Who doesn’t love a good story?

Scary, awe-inspiring, hilarious, bizarre; everyone has a travel story to tell. Join us at the Alton Mill Arts Centre on Thursday, July 30th, from 7-9 pm, as we celebrate the art of storytelling with an evening devoted to tales from the road.

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Images of ALTON THE HANDSOME for the Parade of Horses

Presented by the Headwaters Equine Leadership Group the Headwaters Parade of Horses is a unique series of outdoor sculptures featuring 25 + fiberglass horses transformed through the creativitiy of talented local artists. The Alton Mill Arts Centre's horse, named ALTON THE HANDSOME is the result of a collabrative effort between the studio artists of the Mill. 

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