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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...

This long weekend is a perfect opportunity to visit the Alton Mill. The main floor shops, galleries and cafe will be Open holiday Monday August 3. Studio hours vary.


Culture Cafe Presents: Assisted Living

ASSISTED LIVING: A Play in One Act by David Laing Dawson

The Story: Anne, an aging thespian and English teacher, now in her mid eighties and recently widowed, is determined to maintain her independence and stay in the house she shared with Poppy. Her daughter Katherine arrives with groceries and a determination to help, organize, be sensible and plan for the future, only to find her less-than-reliable brother has been there before her. 

Featuring performances by Liz Inman and Jo Skilton. Tickets $20. Ticket includes poetry, music and an art show exploring aspects of aging. Friday August 24, and Sunday August 30.

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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! 

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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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