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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...

Don't MIss: "Moody Hues" Juno Award Winning Musicians display their artwork in the Bartlett Gallery. On till August 10

"The World as Eye See It" A one woman show by artist Wendy McLeod, with wood work by award winning wood turner Randy McLeod. The Falls Gallery. On till August 8.


"Noodle Gallery" opens in the Alton Mill Arts Centre

The Noodle Gallery is now open! A gallery of stunning images of this new space are available at the link. Featuring the work of guests artists, we invite you to come explore this new gallery which makes a gorgeous addition to our historic building.

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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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Where History and Art Live Side by Side

April 11 post on Central Counties website: "From the looks of awe on faces old and young, I understood that this place, the Alton Mill Arts Centre, has a magic that appeals to a wide-ranging audience. You don’t have to be “into art” to enjoy Alton Mill. When you’re there, the place transforms you and the way you think of art."

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