"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
, while the industrial-chic ambiance makes it the perfect venue to
host your event
the Alton Mill Arts Centre, and be inspired!
What's On This week...
Dec 14, 15: Have your photo taken with the Grinch! Sittings both days from noon - 4pm. Photographs by Femke Photography.
Dec 15: THe Humber River Shakespeare Co. Presents "A Christmas Carol" back by popular demand. Performance begins at 2pm. Watch as the Humber River Shakespeare Co. brings this classic to life. Tickets are $10 for children and $20 for adults and are available through the HRSC website.
Dave Bidini, well known musician with the iconic Canadian band The Rheostatics and prolific writer stopped by the Millrace Room with his new book "Keon and Me: My Search for the Lost Soul of the Leafs". The event also featured the unveiling of a painting of Dave Keon by Mark Grice, a performance by the Rubber Brothers and a special audience participation hockey poem entitled "Memories are Forever" by Harry Posner.
Hills of Headwaters Tourism has presented the Alton Mill with the 2013 tourism award for Best Arts, Culture & Heritage Experience!
Alton Mill Arts Centre: A work of love from GOADmedia on Vimeo.
Both the Village of Alton and the Alton Mill have been selected by Days Out Ontario as one of the best attractions in the province. Congrats to all those who were selected and a hearty thank you to Days Out Ontario for helping to draw attention to the many remarkable businesses, shops and galleries in the Headwaters Region and surrounding area.
The Artists and Studios in the Mill have many different workshops and classes on offer this month. Learn the art of Encaustic, pottery, fused glass, mandala creation and much, much more.