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"Canada's most beautiful arts centre"

The Alton Mill is home to some 25 studio artists,  galleries, a heritage museum,   and unique shops,  while the industrial-chic ambiance makes it the perfect venue to host your event . 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".

Come by and check out new artwork, workshops, shows, and more! We are open Wednesday through Sunday and most Holiday Mondays from 10am to 5pm. The pandemic is not over, so although not mandatory, face coverings are still encouraged.

Three New Gallery Exhibitions

I wonder what's mine - by Fiona Debell.

There are interesting exhibitions in all three of the galleries at the mill this month:

Noodle Gallery's featured artist for May is Fiona Debell, geaturing bright beautiful works aptly titled Colour Me Happy.

David Murphy's New Directions show in the Falls Gallery is an eclectic mix of impressionistic landscapes and urbanscapes, newer abstracts and other works.

Headwaters Arts Gallery presents Reflections

June 1 - July 3, 2022 eleven member artists’ who have created works that speak to what Canada is to them. The 20+ artworks on exhibit depict each artists own expression or experience of a place, space or memory, unveiling on paper, canvas, through a camera lens or three dimensionally the diverse threads that contribute to the tapestry that is Canada.


Orangeville man shares insights into his fine art career

Our wonderful artist tenant, Mark Grice, has been featured in the Orangeville Citizen for his artistic achievements and shares insight into his artistic career! 

"He has a somewhat different approach to his art than most artists. For Mark it is a business, not his passion. As a result, he has set himself the goal of producing two finished paintings a week, a task he believes he will continue into his retirement."

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Spring 2022 Classes and Workshops

Learn a new skill, refresh your perspective, and imagine the world more creatively! As covid restrictions begin to ease, now is the perfect time to artistically reconnect with our community!

A few studio artists of the Alton Mill are now offering classes & workshops in a variety of mediums and themes, for beginners to advanced artists of all ages. There are new classes being offered weekly, don't miss your chance to sign up!


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Considering a Wedding at the Alton Mill?

The Alton Mill’s combination of art, heritage and modern amenities provides the perfect environment for a truly unique and beautiful wedding. Picture your guests surrounded by art in an industrial-chic, national award-winning restored heritage building, in an idyllic village setting overlooking a waterfall and 3-acre Millpond less than an hour from downtown Toronto! Our newly roofed annexed courtyard offers a magical setting for you and your significant other to say 'I do'. 

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New Artists!

Meet our new artists!

We are pleased to introduce three new tenants who have joined us here at the Alton Mill during the Covid-19 Pandemic! We would like to introduce Johana Cordero, Lydia Panart and Jason Duclos.

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