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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! 

Our regular hours are Wednesday through Sunday and Holiday Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm. 

Fairy Door Project 2023

Alton Mill Arts Centre is pleased to announce The Fairy Door Project which will enhance the Pinnacle Trail in the historic village of Alton. Everybody is invited to take part in creating miniature abodes for woodland fairies, pixies and elves enhancing the 1.9 km looped forest path. 

With local coverage from Just Sayin' Caledon, Caledon Citizen, and Rogers TV Dufferin-Caledon we hope to bring the community together through art.

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As the Story Goes

During the creative process an artist’s narrative sometimes takes a turn and a whole different story unfolds. Headwaters Arts is excited to present a most intriguing exhibit of over 55 pieces by 26 Headwaters artists from across the GTA and area. The art works capture the fearless artist at work, who seizes the opportunity to dive into the creative unknown pushing their creativity and abilities to further explore a narrative waiting to emerge. 

As the Story Goes runs from August 9, 2023 until September 10, 2023.

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Caledon Music Festival Returns

We are happy to welcome back the Caledon Music Festival for two days of beautiful music in our tented Annex.

Join us for an evening or afternoon filled with the glorious sound of live classical music! 

Tickets are still available, but going fast!

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Historic Places Days

Learn about a local history and participate in a myriad pof activities over three weekends in July from the 8th - 23rd. See blacksmith demos, take an art or craft workshop and take a guided heritage tours. Use your photography skills and enter the National Trust's Historic Places Days photo contest to win a $1,000 grand prize, a $500 Via Rail Pass or numerous other prizes.

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Around the Square Opening

Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments at the official Opening Reception to be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 from 1-3 pm at the Headwaters Arts Gallery in the Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton, Ontario. 

Around the Square runs from May 31, 2023 until July 2, 2023. The Headwaters Arts Gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen Street West, Alton, Ontario. Visit Be sure to follow us on IG @headwatersarts and Facebook.