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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!

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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Culture Cafe presents: "The Art of Politics"

The next Culture Cafe promises a look behind the political scenes, presenting THE ART OF POLITICS: Up Close and Personal. Find out what goes on behind closed political doors, explore the problems and promises of democracy, understand what it takes to become a politician and to play the 'game'. 

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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. 

Interested in volunteering? Please email

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