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2017 Annual General Meeting

Thursday June 22, 2017, 6PM

OMAH, Upper Gallery

The Orillia Museum of Art & History wishes to extend the invitation to attend our 2017 Annual General Meeting. Nominations may be submitted to Liz Kernaghan, Chair and Nominations Committee, c/o the Executive Director's office and must be received before noon on May 28.

 

Ontario150, Orillia Museum of Art & History, The Couchiching Conservancy

On behalf of the Board of  Directors, I am pleased to announce that OMAH has received $12,050 from the Province of Ontario for a partnership and legacy project with The Couchiching Conservancy.  This project will celebrate Orillia's 150th by bringing awareness to ecologically significant land in Orillia.

Festival of Banners 2017



 The Orillia Museum of Art & History’s (OMAH) Festival of Banners has become a unique project that celebrates public art and community spirit. Since its inception in 2007 by Leslie Fournier, the heart of the festival has always been to enhance and beautify the core of our city in the most creative and appealing way possible.

 

As we wrap up 2016, we want to thank you all for your continued support and we want to take a moment to highlight some of the incredible activities that made 2016 so memorable at the Orillia Museum of Art & History. 

 
On behalf of the Orillia Museum of Art & History, I want to thank all the SOMNIATIS II Wearable Art Show contributors and participants for their generosity and collaborative creative spirit.  An event of this magnitude that galvanizes a community is something that we creatives can only dream of.  It takes the sheer brilliance, determination, and no-holds-barred kind of attitude that can bring it all together.  That epic foresight and fortitude and utter confidence came from the creative direction of Ruth Germain.  Her energy and spirit inspired the multitude of creatives t
The Art of Yoga

 

After School Art

Starting Thursday, October 6, 4:45pm - 6pm for 10 weeks

Ages 8-12

This class is geared for kids who love art! We will offer a variety of creative projects - from drawing to painting, printmaking to clay and sculptures with found objects. Participants will also have opportunities to make and create in the galleries at the Orillia Museum of Art & History.

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Somniatis II Wearable Art Show

SOMNIATIS I I - WEARABLE ART FASHION SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016, AT CASINO RAMA RESORT

PRESENTED BY THE ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY AND CASINO RAMA RESORT

Tickets are $50 each for general admission seating.

VIP tickets are $100 each, which will entitle you to a front row seat plus a gift bag.

 

Festival of Banners 2016 is here! This year we celebrate Past, Present & Tomorrow in our community with banners lining the streets of Downtown Orillia. Explore the work by local artists with the following list of artists and banner locations. You can download your own copy of this list here.

 

 

 

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ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY

 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

6:00 P.M.  June 9, 2016

 

 

 

Call to order – Chair

 

1.     Approval of Agenda

 

2.     Approval of Minutes of OMAH Annual General Meeting of  June 3rd, 2015

 

3.     Chair’s Report

 

4.     Executive Director’s Report

 

  1. Treasurer – Richard Oatway/Michael Bunn

 

·      Motion:  to approve the financial statements for year ended Sept 30th,  2015

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With the school year coming to a close, many children are making plans to do what Canadian kids have done for decades - going to summer camp! At camp, they make new friends, learn new skills, build their confidence, and explore new interests. It's a quintessential Canadian rite of passage.

Sadly, there are too many children in our community whose families can't afford to send them to camp. That's where you can help: