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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...

Plan to visit the Alton Mill on the Canada Day weekend - the galleries, shops and some studios will be open all weekend (Sat. July 1, Sun. July 2 and Mon. July 3). Gather those closest to you, create great memories and celebrate our beautiful country! 

Headwaters Arts Gallery presents their new show, O Canada, celebrating Canada’s 150 Birthday! This exhibition will showcase Canadian themed two & three dimensional works in various medias from June 7 to July 9.

Are you a creative soul looking for a place to let your imagination free? The Alton Mill currently has one available studio space located on the top floor of our buzzing arts centre. If you are interested, please contact info@altonmill.ca


Canada Day Concert

Celebrate Canada Day with Headwaters Arts! On July 1, visit the Headwaters Arts Gallery between 1 – 4 pm for some birthday treats and then spend the evening with Ryan MastersFalcon Jane and The Justin MacDonald Band! A fundraiser for Headwaters Arts. Door opens at 6:30 pm.

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Wine & Food Festival 2017

Join us on July 22nd for the Alton Mill Arts Centre's Wine & Food Festival! Featuring 25 Alton Mill artists, regional chefs, wine, beer, cider & spirit companies enjoy a dynamic culinary and art tourism experience.

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Mill Summer Classes & Workshops

With the sun shining, birds chirping and rain bringing new life - what better time to allow your creativity to blossom!? Sign up for one or a series of classes & workshops offered by many Alton Mill artists in a variety of media. 

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Headwaters Arts presents, O Canada

Headwaters Arts Gallery presents their new show, O Canada, celebrating Canada’s 150 Birthday! This exhibition will showcase Canadian themed two & three dimensional works in various medias. Taking place from June 7 - July 9.

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Wine & Food Festival: Paint Off!

Ready, set, paint! Please join us for this year’s Paint Off! at the Wine & Food Festival on Sunday, July 22. Each artist can use the medium of their choice to create an artwork on the theme of food and drink. Working within a one-hour time frame, they will create one-of-a-kind pieces that visitors can bid on and take home that day!

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