Programs

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FRESHSTaRT CAMP

summer camps at omah

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, August 7, 2015 - 4:30pm

Ages 8 -14      August 4-7

Try a HUGE range of art techniques from fresco to graffiti! Explore plaster, acrylic, watercolour, sculpture, clay, pastel, charcoal, pencil,  pen-and-ink in a series of fun projects designed to bring out the artist in everyone.

Camp includes:

  • Daily outdoor games
  • Museum tours including our exhibitions, clock tower, and infamous jail cells
  • Weekly activities including a trip to Couchiching Beach Park
  • Special pop-up activities in partnership with Mariposa Dance Company
  • All camps are by local artists using quality art materials

HOW TO REGISTER:

Call Lois Green at 705-326-2159 or e-mail programs@orilliamuseum.org

OMAH members $135, non-members $150

Registration by week only

All camps run from 9am - 4:30pm.

Program sponsored by:

Sunshine 89.1 Radio

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CAMP OMAH-MoMA

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, August 14, 2015 - 4:30pm

Ages 6 -12       August 10-14

Make action paintings, photo-transfers, 3-D sculpture and printmaking while using modern techniques geared to produce artwork that is surreal-y abstract! Be inspired by Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol (to name just a few) and create great works inspired by these unforgettable modern artists!

Camp includes:

  • Daily outdoor games
  • Museum tours including our exhibitions, clock tower, and infamous jail cells
  • Weekly activities including a trip to Couchiching Beach Park
  • All camps are by local artists using quality art materials

HOW TO REGISTER:

Call Lois Green at 705-326-2159 or e-mail programs@orilliamuseum.org

City of Orillia course code 34766

Registration by week only

All camps run from 9am - 4:30pm.

Program sponsored by:

Sunshine 89.1 Radio

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4th Annual Bruce Bayne/Don Jenkins Invitational Croquet Tournament

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Saturday, August 22, 1:30-4:30pm at Hammock Harbour Resort, Rama Road

Come one, come all to an afternoon of good old fashioned fun with the 4th Annual Bruce Bayne/Don Jenkins Invitational Croquet Tournament.

Put together a team and compete for croquet glory. Entry fee of $35 per player - tax receipt will be given - and teams of up to 6 players. All levels welcome!

For any further questions please contact the museum at 705-326-2159 or inspire@orilliamuseum.org

 

Rain Date: Sunday August 23

 

 

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11th Annual Starry Night Studio & Gallery Tour

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Starry Night is an annual Studio and Gallery tour in the heart of Orillia's downtown. Held in August it is an evening of art and entertainment showcasing local artists and their studio practice. The Orillia Museum of Art & History is proud to be a long time participant and on August 22nd from 7-11pm we open our doors for this special event.

Photos on the street, a community art activity through our doors, live music and displays from the Orillia Fine Arts Association and Zephyr Art - OMAH comes alive at dusk!

Learn more about Starry Night at orilliastarrynight.weebly.com

 

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ARTY-OLOGY CAMP

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, August 28, 2015 - 4:30pm

Ages 6 -12       August 24-28

Paleontology, archeology, mythology - it's "ologies" without apologies for what campers will achieve in this fun-filled week! Masks, clay, painting and printmaking activities are rolled into an exciting exploration of the time before dinosaurs through to today!

Camp includes:

  • Daily outdoor games
  • Museum tours including our exhibitions, clock tower, and infamous jail cells
  • Weekly activities including a trip to Couchiching Beach Park
  • Special pop-up activities in partnership with Mariposa Dance Company
  • All camps are by local artists using quality art materials

HOW TO REGISTER:

Call Lois Green at 705-326-2159 or e-mail programs@orilliamuseum.org

OMAH members $165, non-members $185

Registration by week only

All camps run from 9am - 4:30pm.

Program sponsored by:

Sunshine 89.1 Radio