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Spooky Stroll

This October join your OMAH guide as they lead you around Orillia’s hair-raising, historical downtown.  Your guide will take you on a journey back in time to explore Orillia’s eerie past, including OMAH’s own jail cells.  And who knows? We may even meet some ghostly visitors!  This event is fun for all ages.  Tours are 1-hour in length.  Sign up for one of our time slots now.  

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“Monsterfy Yourself” Mask-Making Workshop

OMAH presents “Monsterfy Yourself!” a half-day Halloween-themed program for kids ages 5-11.  Join Cassy McKendry, a veteran prop-maker who specializes in monster props, as she guides the class through creating their very own monstrous disguise.  Students will spend the class creating a Halloween mask, decorating a trick or treat bag, and practicing for the big night by trick or treating around the museum, all of which will culminate in a spooky photoshoot.  You will not want to miss out on this ghoulishly good workshop!

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“Monsterfy Yourself” Mask-Making Workshop

OMAH presents “Monsterfy Yourself!” a half-day Halloween-themed program for kids ages 5-11.  Join Cassy McKendry, a veteran prop-maker who specializes in monster props, as she guides the class through creating their very own monstrous disguise.  Students will spend the class creating a Halloween mask, decorating a trick or treat bag, and practicing for the big night by trick or treating around the museum, all of which will culminate in a spooky photoshoot.  You will not want to miss out on this ghoulishly good workshop!

Music for the Museum Matinee

St. Paul's Centre 62 Peter St. N, Orillia, ON

An enchanting afternoon of classical and popular pieces featuring pianist Jacquie Dancyger Arnold and clarinetist Hugh Coleman in support of the Orillia Museum of Art & History.
With Blair Bailey, MC, and special guests Ross Arnold, accordion and percussion, Laura Aylan-Parker, vocalist, and Gail Spencer, flute.

Music for the Museum Evening Performance

An enchanting evening of classical and popular pieces featuring pianist Jacquie Dancyger Arnold and clarinetist Hugh Coleman in support of the Orillia Museum of Art & History.
With Blair Bailey, MC, and special guests Ross Arnold, accordion and percussion, Laura Aylan-Parker, vocalist, and Gail Spencer, flute.

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Eco-Art with Parklane Landscapes

We have teamed up again with the team of Parklane Landscapes  to bring you eight sessions of eco-art programmes starting this fall.  In this family based program, both children and guardians will learn about plants and planting, biodiversity, sustainable garden design, pollination, and the watershed through unique art projects, seed planting and games.  Eco-Art runs on the first Tuesday of each month until June, December excluded.   All family members are welcome, pricing is based per child.   

This program is open to children ages 4-12 and requires guardian participation.  

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PA Day Camp @ OMAH

Wondering what to do with the kids during their PA Days this year?  OMAH has the answer!  We will be offering full-day camps at the museum which include art projects, history activities, and of course, time to explore the museum’s exhibits.

2021 Carmichael Art History Lecture – The Group of Seven: What Came Next

OMAH Online

About the speaker: Anna Hudson, PhD / FRSC, is an art historian and curator specializing in 19th and 20th-century art in Canada, in addition to modern and contemporary circumpolar Indigenous art and performance. Hudson is a professor of Art History and Visual Culture in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York […]

Pottery Workshop with Rock Paper Poison

Join ceramic artist Bethany Scott for this “midday-make”, pottery painting workshop. Participants will each paint one supplied raw ceramic bowl while learning various underglazing techniques. After the workshop, Bethany will fire your bowl in her kiln. OMAH will contact you as soon as your one-of-a-kind bowl is ready to be picked up. All materials and light refreshments included.

2021 ORAH AWARDS

On November 24, 2021, we will come together once again to celebrate the best and brightest from the sector, either virtually or in person.

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Holidate

Wednesday and Friday evenings from 5-7pm.  December 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22. You deserve a night out.  Why not bring your family, friends or loved ones to OMAH for a special evening of art, history and holiday celebration?  For this evening we are limiting admission so that you can enjoy the galleries after […]