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Spring Fever: Spring Open House at the Alton Mill

  • Sat May 03, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sun May 04, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Alton Mill

Join us Saturday and Sunday, May 3, 4 for "Spring Fever" our Spring Open House! All studios open, with many demos and workshops: Make your own moon braid or witch's ladder at a "Beltane" workshop with CJ Shelton.  Learn about the celebrated Spring flower at "Tulip Study" with Cedar & Stone Floral. Watch Lucille Weber paint intuitively to genres of music at "Musical Dictation". Find out just what is so magic about  Milkpaint with Wendy Mcleod or discover encaustic painting techniques at "Give it a Whirl" with Andrea Bird. You can also try your hand at spin art and make your own abstract painting or t-shirt with Paul Morin. And don't miss the "Selfie Challenge!" 

Take a selfie with your favourite art or image from an upstairs studio and then send it to us over Facebook or twitter to be entered in a draw for a $100 gift card towards an piece of art from the upstairs studio of your choice. Already taken your selfie? Send it to us with the hashtag #SelfieChallenge and be entered to win! View the full schedule as a pdf here.

You can also help Mill artists Andrea Bird and Bridget Wilson raise money for "The Ride to Conquer Cancer." A bike station will be set up upstairs for those who wish to donate to this fantastic cause. You can donate directly to Andrea and Daniel's campaign by clicking their names.