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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...

Labour Day: The Alton Mill will be open Monday September 7 for Labour Day. Send Summer off in style by touring our galleries and shops. Studio hours vary. 

Public Open House - Alton Millpond Rehabilitation Project Master Plan BIG REVEAL.

At long last and after several years of work, the Master Plan for the Alton Millpond's rehabilitation is complete.
Come out to see and learn about this exciting plan to reestablish the millpond as an ecological, educational, and recreational hub for the village of Alton.
Project consultants and committee members will be present to share the newly-developed master plan with the public.
The Master Plan is the result of several years of committee work, fundraising, studies and hard work by a team of professional consultants to develop a plan for how to rehabilitate this important feature in the village of Alton.

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Culture Cafe Presents: Assisted Living

ASSISTED LIVING: A Play in One Act by David Laing Dawson

The Story: Anne, an aging thespian and English teacher, now in her mid eighties and recently widowed, is determined to maintain her independence and stay in the house she shared with Poppy. Her daughter Katherine arrives with groceries and a determination to help, organize, be sensible and plan for the future, only to find her less-than-reliable brother has been there before her. 

Featuring performances by Liz Inman and Jo Skilton. Tickets $20. Ticket includes poetry, music and an art show exploring aspects of aging. Friday August 28, and Sunday August 30.

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Photos from Stories from Elsewhere

Stories from Elsewhere took place Thursday July 30 to a record audience. The evening was jam packed with tales of travel. 

Bringing together thirteen storytellers who shared their outrageous, harrowing, poignant, zany and otherwise entertaining tales from on the road.

Thanks to all our story tellers including special guest Nicola Ross (journalist, and author of Caledon Hikes: Loops and Lattes), singer/songwriter Jon Farmer, and a busload of tellers, including Mark Grice, Mary Little, Elswyth Fryer, Andrew Welch, Clare McCarthy, Daniel Kolos, Kat Selby, Bob and Caroline Menzies, Barb Stasiw, and Maria Coletta MacLean.

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Photos from the Pan Am Torch Relay in Alton

The Pan Am Torch came to the Alton Village Square June13. Art demos were held by Alton Mill Arts Centre's very own C.J. Shelton, Wendy McLeod, and Ann Randaraad. Large horse paintings by Mark Grice were also on display in honour of the event and the Mill's own Jeremy Grant was one of the runners who carried the torch through Alton and into the Village Square. 

Click through for a gallery of images from this fun filled day! 

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