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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...

Holiday Hours: The Mill will be open Easter weekend and Good Friday April 3, but closed Easter Sunday, April 5.


The Alton Mill Arts Centre presents "This Changes Everything"

Begining on April 8 the Alton Mill Arts Centre presents "This Changes Everything," an art exhibition inspired by an awareness of the effects of climate change on our planet.  Interpreting themes presented in Naomi Klein's book of the the same title, this Mill-wide event, including its galleries, resident artists and guest artists, will showcase both 2-  and 3-dimensional creative artworks  demonstrating the artist's commitment to being relevant in a world in dire need of truth tellers.

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Cuisine-Art named one of Festivals and Events Ontario Top 100

We are thrilled and honoured that the Alton Mill's Cuisine-Art Festival has been designated by Festival & Events Ontario  as one of the Top 100 festivals in the province. Thank-you to our wonderful chefs, brewmasters and artists and our dedicated volunteers for making Cuisine-Art such a success. Please note: our festival dates have changed for 2015. Mark your calendars and plan to join us for one memorable and delicious weekend, on June 20-21, 2015. 

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Images from "Femmes Musicales"

February 27th saw the fourth ever Culture Cafe unfold into FEMMES MUSICALES, a musical evening in celebration of the female voice. Painting the night with song in front of a room full of appreciative listeners were local singer/songwriters Erin Bolton, Hannah Chapplain, Nicole Robertson and Sue Smith. We were treated to indie soul, alternative rock, heartfelt pop, and down low blues by these multi-talented and unique young women. 

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