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"Canada's most beautiful arts centre"

The Alton Mill is home to some 25 studio artists, unique shops , galleries, and a heritage museum, 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 Holiday Mondays from 10am to 5pm.

Fire & Ice is back for 2023

Our much beloved winter festival returns this weekend! Rediscover the joys and Canadian Winter with a jam-packed agenda of events and activities for adults and families alike.

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EV Chargers are Live at Alton Mill

This fall and early winter there was a bunch of construction activitiy installing a new electrical sub-service and electric vehicle chargers at the Alton Mill. We're happy to announce that the four 30 amp Level 2 chargers are now active on the FLO network. A fifth 50kw fast Level 3 DC charger is still awaiting activation.

It enatiled a lot of work and expense, just over half of which was funded by the Federal government through their ZEVIP and FedDev Ontario Tourism Relief Fund.

Read on for the full media release and pics of the installation.

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Headwaters Arts Presents ReLaunch 2023

Headwaters Arts' first exhibiiton of the new year is now on display at the Headwaters Arts Gallery, running through Sunday February 12.

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Last Month to Visit the Noodle Gallery

It’s with a bit of a heavy heart that Monica Kerr Coster announced the pending closure of Noodle Gallery. After eight incredible years (three in an upstairs artist studio and five on the main floor) they will be closing our doors at the end of day, Sunday, January 29, 2023. If you haven't experienced the incredible environment and collection of artisanal items that Monica created, or just want to visit one more time, this is your last chance.

Noodle will be holding a party to "CELEBRATE what Noodle evolved into, the great connections made, the incredible creations that converged under one roof and the amazing building that the Alton Mill truly is." Join them Sunday Jan. 15th from 3:30 - 5:00 (private reception following).

For Monica's full announcement, info about current artwork and some future news, read on.

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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!

Or if it's for someone else, gift certificates are available!

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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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