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Art in Motion, Culture Days at the Mill

  • Sun Sep 29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Alton Mill Arts Centre

Discover the GTA's hidden gem, a historic knitting mill turned arts centre, celebrating it's 10th year as a cultural beacon in the  Headwaters Region. At the heart of the Alton Mill's creative programming are the working studios of over twenty visual artists working in a variety of mediums; during this open house weekend, meet the artists in their working studios and take-in special Culture Days programming on Sunday including live performances by local dance troupes "Equilibrium" (1:00pm),  "Swing and Sass" (1:30pm), or go on a guided mindfulness hike past outdoor sculptural installation and changing fall colours with the Mill's Yoga instructor Alex Leikermoser (3pm).

As a special bonus Culture Days event, the Mill's studio artist Michele Johnston will host a special drum workshop at 11am, "Fun With Drums." Explore, experiment, and make some beats using a variety of percussion instruments. No experience required. Expressive Arts Facilitator Michele will lead fun activities for this 45 min. workshop. Outside in the Forest Grove (sun) or in the Pond Gallery (rain).
Culture Days Schedule:
10am - Open Studios with artists in attendance, ALL DAY
11am - Drumming Workshop with Michele Johnston
1pm - Equilibrium Dance Performance
1:30pm - Swing & Sass Dance Performance
3pm - Guided Hike with Alex Leikermoser 
With live music by Matt Morgan, 1pm onwards in the Alton Mill's Honour Cafe.