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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! Open Wed. to Sun. & Holiday Mondays 10-5.

What's On This Week...

Get your tickets for Empty Bowls, a fundraiser for local food banks, Sunday, October 20th. Drop off a non-perishable food item for donation throughout the week, or bring it with you on Sunday.

New in the Galleries: Splendour in the Hills (Headwaters Arts Gallery), Featured Artist Mike Smith (Noodle Gallery), and Grey Matter by Janet Simmons Sweet (Falls Gallery). All are invited to attend the opening reception for 'Splendour in the Hills' on Saturday, from 1-4pm.

Try a class or workshop, including Yoga with Alex Leikermoser, or drumming with Michele Johnston.
We're open for business! Please be aware that there is construction on Main Street at the south end of Alton Village, but you can still get here by waiting your turn to go, or taking an alternate route. It's worth it!



Classes & Workshops

Learn a new skill, refresh your perspective, and imagine the world creatively! The studio artists of the Alton Mill offer classes & workshops in a variety of mediums and themes. 

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Get Tickets for Empty Bowls

On Sunday, October 20th, enjoy specialty soup in a bowl handcrafted by a local artist, in support of local food banks, and keep the bowl! Empty Bowls celebrates its 10th year in Caledon/Orangeville.

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Julie and Josh's Summer Wedding, Featured on

"The Alton Mill is a little gem we discovered in Caledon many years ago, and quickly became our favourite place to visit on a Sunday morning for coffee. When the time came to plan our wedding, there was no doubt we’d have it at Alton Mill. The beautiful outdoors, old stone walls, patio with romantic lights and all the history it has to offer made it the perfect venue."

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Outdoor Sculpture Garden

Discover an amazing collection of outdoor artwork on the ground of the Mill. Click through to find out more, and see an interactive map of the sculptures!

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