Programs

Nid: 646

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

For our final day of Family drop-in we will have a fun art party with music, art themed games, and snacks!

DRESS FOR MESS! Art programs are fun and can be messy.

Family Fun Drop-In, Sunday's from 2pm to 3pm. Families can visit the museum and participate together in a family art activity delivered by experienced artist/educator Samantha Daigle .

The art-making starts promptly at 2:00 pm so aim to arrive at 1:45 pm. 

A suggested donation of $5 per family will help cover material costs. 

Nid: 631

Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This workshop is sold out.

Wednesday, May 4, 11, 18, 25 and June 1, 8
9:30am-12:30pm
Members: $195, Non Members $235
Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing
Materials Supplied by Student: apron, sketchbook, pencil, eraser
8 students maximum
 
**(this course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte)
 
Course description:
Spend six wonderful mornings with inspirational Heather Kerslake learning various techniques to build your own creative forms out of clay. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and colour to your work. There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at www.kerslakepottery.com
 
bio:
Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.


HOW TO REGISTER

1. Drop into OMAH anytime Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 1-4pm and register at the Visitor Experiences desk
2. Call OMAH at 705-326-2159


For more information about these workshops, please email or call Ninette Gyorody, Executive Director at 705-326-2159 x101

Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This workshop is sold out.

Wednesday, May 4, 11, 18, 25 and June 1, 8
9:30am-12:30pm
Members: $195, Non Members $235
Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing
Materials Supplied by Student: apron, sketchbook, pencil, eraser
8 students maximum
 
**(this course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte)
 
Course description:
Spend six wonderful mornings with inspirational Heather Kerslake learning various techniques to build your own creative forms out of clay. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and colour to your work. There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at www.kerslakepottery.com
 
bio:
Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.


HOW TO REGISTER

1. Drop into OMAH anytime Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 1-4pm and register at the Visitor Experiences desk
2. Call OMAH at 705-326-2159


For more information about these workshops, please email or call Ninette Gyorody, Executive Director at 705-326-2159 x101

Nid: 636

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Summer Sessions

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting June 2, 2016 - July 21, 2016 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for eight weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Benefit from instruction in contemporary and traditional approaches to observational life drawing. Learn to utilize proven methods that support sound drawing practices and individual expression. This is a lively series of studio classes which includes an introduction and discussion of contemporary figurative artists.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Some materials provided

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$162 for non-residents

Registration available through the City of Orillia with Course Code 5888

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Summer Sessions

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting June 2, 2016 - July 21, 2016 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for eight weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Benefit from instruction in contemporary and traditional approaches to observational life drawing. Learn to utilize proven methods that support sound drawing practices and individual expression. This is a lively series of studio classes which includes an introduction and discussion of contemporary figurative artists.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Some materials provided

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$162 for non-residents

Registration available through the City of Orillia with Course Code 5888

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Summer Sessions

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting June 2, 2016 - July 21, 2016 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for eight weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Benefit from instruction in contemporary and traditional approaches to observational life drawing. Learn to utilize proven methods that support sound drawing practices and individual expression. This is a lively series of studio classes which includes an introduction and discussion of contemporary figurative artists.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Some materials provided

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$162 for non-residents

Registration available through the City of Orillia with Course Code 5888

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Summer Sessions

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting June 2, 2016 - July 21, 2016 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for eight weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Benefit from instruction in contemporary and traditional approaches to observational life drawing. Learn to utilize proven methods that support sound drawing practices and individual expression. This is a lively series of studio classes which includes an introduction and discussion of contemporary figurative artists.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Some materials provided

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$162 for non-residents

Registration available through the City of Orillia with Course Code 5888

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Summer Sessions

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting June 2, 2016 - July 21, 2016 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for eight weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Benefit from instruction in contemporary and traditional approaches to observational life drawing. Learn to utilize proven methods that support sound drawing practices and individual expression. This is a lively series of studio classes which includes an introduction and discussion of contemporary figurative artists.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Some materials provided

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$162 for non-residents

Registration available through the City of Orillia with Course Code 5888

Nid: 647

Bus Trip: Owen Sound & Priceville Area

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:30pm

OMAH's summer bus trip will take us on a historic tour of the Priceville area and opportunity to choose your own adventure in Owen Sound!

Please note that the bus will be departing from the Zehrs parking lot (289 Coldwater Rd W) in Orillia at 8:00am sharp.

Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery

 The morning will include a visit to the Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery. It can be found in the heart of what is referred to as The Deep South of the North as mentioned in the NFB film Speakers for the Dead (this film can be viewed on your computer). There will be a guided tour of this national historic site.

Grey Roots Museum & Archives

We will visit the Grey Roots Museum & Archives for their exhibition Black Roots in Grey on the history of the black settlement in Grey County. There will be a guided tour followed by some free time to look on your own.

Bishop's Landing

Lunch will be held at Bishop's Landing with a soup, salad and sandwich buffet.

Participants will have a choice between the following afternoon activities:

Billy Bishop Home & Museum

Visit the boyhood home of a military hero at the Billy Bishop Home & Museum with a guided tour followed by free time.

OR

Tom Thomson Art Gallery

Inspired by the great Canadian artist, visit Owen Sound's Tom Thomson Art Gallery with a guided tour followed by free time.

 

Price & Registration:

(including all guided tours, lunch, taxes and tips)

OMAH Members: $85

Non-Members: $90

 

Register through OMAH at 705-326-2159. At the time of registration please indicate whether you would like the Billy Bishop or Tom Thomson afternoon and if there are any dietary restrictions. 

Nid: 621

Summer Camps: Groovy Graffiti

Monday, July 4, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, July 8, 2016 - 4:30pm

Groovy Graffiti

July 4-8   for ages 6-9,     August 22-26 for ages 9-12

Splash, spray and throw paint to create a series of large graffiti paintings using acrylic paint, inks and brushes. Art activities will be geared to get kids out of their seats and thinking BIG. 

Join camp instructor, Lois Green, for this fun-filled week of creativity!

Price:

$165 for Orillia residents

$206.25 for non-residents

Registration through the City of Orillia:

July 4-8: Course Code 6034

August 22-26: Course Code 6035