April 2015

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New Staff: Hope McGilly with artifact, Katie, Kirsten, Stephanie & Audrey. Missing from photo: Jessalyn

Summer is just around the corner and OMAH is bustling with some new faces who we'd like to welcome to the team!

Hope McGilly - Registrar


Ancestry.ca is now available at OMAH!

Genealogy has always been one of the key ways of connecting to our past and the Orillia Museum of Art & History wants to help you connect with yours. Our Lake Country Rotary Research Room continues to refine itself and grow as a resource for local historical researchers. Our dedicated team of volunteers are happy to meet with visitors looking to do some in-depth searching for local and family history.

Sir Sam Steele: Dance Extraordinaire - or so the story goes in the Orillia Museum of Art & History’s “Sir Sam Funk” video entry for the online competition Museum Dance Off 2.

The Georgia McLellan Visual Arts Scholarship offers up to $1000 to a high school graduate entering visual arts studies at the post-secondary level.

Georgia Netanis Machan McLellan retired in Orillia after a career in art and education in 1984. Her zest to discover and experience new ideas and adventures, her energy and intelligence made an impression on everyone she met. Her endowment of the Fine Arts Scholarship reflects her lifelong passions for education, the arts and for helping people to improve their opportunities.

Criteria for applicants: