Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:30am to Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:30pm
Back by popular demand! This dynamic hands-on beginner level class provides infinite opportunities for creative expression. Participants will learn properties of the felting process and will create their own "Nuno" felted scarf and clutch bag. Louise Gervais is an experienced fiber artist/artisan and educator whose work has been sold in The Textile Museum of Canada and the Burlington Arts Centre. Fabulous Wet Felting I is recommended as a preparatory for Fabulous Wet Felting II.
October 25 & 26, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration available through City of Orillia, course code 33684
Level I Fee: $145 Residents/ $181.25 Non-Residents
All materials for this class are included
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Special bus trip to the Alex Colville exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario organized by the Orillia Museum of Art & History
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Adults $83 Seniors $80 AGO members $64
(including admission, coach fare, exhibit talk and HST)
- 8 a.m. Bus leaves Orillia from the West Street Plaza (at Fittons Road and West Street across from the Tim Hortons).
- 10 a.m. Arrive at AGO.
- 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Art talk on Alex Colville.
- 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (approxi- mate) Self -guided tour of the Alex Colville exhibition.
- 1 p.m. Lunch (pay as you go). Visit a restaurant in the AGO or one of the many restaurants near the gallery. You can buy a $10 AGO lunch voucher (in addition to the trip cost) at OMAH.
- 2 to 3:30 p.m. Self-guided tour of the Michelangelo exhibit and the exhibit of the Anishnaabe Artists of the Great Lakes.
- 3:30 p.m. Board bus to return to Orillia.
To register before Oct. 21 or for more information, contact the Orillia Museum of Art & History at 705-326-2159 or at email@example.com
Banner photo: Alex Colville, To Prince Edward Island, 1955 acrylic emulsion on masonite. 61.9 x92.5cm. Copyright National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:30am to Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 4:30pm
This is a fun and fabulous follow-up to our first workshop with participants taking felting to the next level. In Wet Felting II you will create three dimensional wearable's and learn new skills that are transferable to other projects. Included is experimentation with silk, fine merino wool and integrating embellishments to create a one-of-a-kind wrap.
Wet Felting II
November 15 & 16 from 9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration available through City of Orillia, course code 33913
Level II Fee: $150 Residents / $187.50 Non-Residents
All materials for these classes are included
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
Watercolour workshop with Marlene Bulas
The Orillia Museum of Art & History is pleased to offer the experience and expertise of area artist Marlene Bulas in this Watercolour painting workshop. The focus is “Barns and other Buildings” and utilizes vibrant watercolour painting techniques in beautifully designed landscape paintings. This full day workshop consists of warm-up exercises, demonstrations with individual attention, and culminates in a show and tell highlighting strengths with suggestions by the artist.
Bring a fun attitude and expect to laugh while learning.
Participants can purchase their own art supplies from a list available by contacting the Museum or pay a $12.00 materials fee to the artist at the workshop.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 9:00am to Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
This Holiday season, your children can get in the creative spirit with 3-day art camps at OMAH.
Save the dates: December 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 29th, 30th, 31st
More details on the camps and registration coming soon.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
Mark your calendars - OMAH will be running March Break camp from March 16 - 20, 2015.
More details on the camp and registration coming soon!