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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...

Upcoming: "Made of Wood Show" one of a kind works in wood from artisans across Canada. April 23 - May 11. Opening Reception: April 26, 2-4pm. 

"La Campagnola" The country girl. Paintings and sketches by Linda Jinettie, inspired by the rolling hills of Mulmer Township. April 23 - May 19. Opening Reception: April 27, 1-4pm. 

"Spring Fever" Spring Open House

Join us may 3,4 for "Spring Fever" our spring open house! We'll have open studios, art demos and workshops all weekend long. And don't miss the "selfie challenge!" 

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"The Made of Wood Show"

"The Made of Wood Show" returns to the Alton Mill Arts Centre.This exciting exhibition features one-of-a-kind works in wood from artisans across Canada and will be hosted in the Bartlett Gallery April 26 - May 11. In addition to the juried show Made of Wood presents the Director's invitational show and sale, featuring non-competing pieces by specially invited wood workers.  

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Historic Mixing Pot at the Alton Mill

The cast iron mixing pot on our property is a historical remnant of the equipment from the operation of the Mill during the 1800's. A sign posted nearby invites anyone with information about the pot's function or history to get in touch with us. Recently, visitor to the Mill John Howard Gibson, engineering technologist and history buff, accepted our challenge and contacted us through email with his notes about the mixing pot. 

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Sarah & Sean’s Outdoor Wedding Story

Sarah & Sean had a beautiful Alton Mill wedding last summer. Check out the photos posted by Toronto photographer Janice Yi.

Space for Lease at the Alton Mill.

There's an immediate opportunity for a special retailer to open a unique craft and gift shop at the Alton Mill. Become part of a national award-winning destination arts centre. For more information contact Margi Taylor at 519-940-0935 or margi (at) or...

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