Programs

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Life Drawing

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Age 16+
Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.
Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.
Dates: Thursdays May 21st  – June 25th  (6 weeks), 6-9pm
Time: 6:00-9:00
Cost: MEMBERS = $100 GENERAL = $125
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

Life Drawing

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Age 16+
Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.
Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.
Dates: Thursdays May 21st  – June 25th  (6 weeks), 6-9pm
Time: 6:00-9:00
Cost: MEMBERS = $100 GENERAL = $125
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

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*POSTPONED* Wine and Paint Night with Craig Mainprize

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Looking for a fun night out? Come to down to OMAH and make some art (and have a drink while you do it). Artist Craig Mainprize, will gently guide you through the process of creating an acrylic masterpiece, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. Materials and two drinks are included in the class fee. Follow along step-by-step with the instructor or freestyle while you enjoy your wine!
Beginners welcome! Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Friday May 29th 6:30-9:00
Time: 6:30pm- 9pm
Cost: Members = $30 General = $40
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 
TO BE RESCHEDULED FOR FALL 2020.

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*Cancelled* Storytelling Orillia: Side by Each

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This storytelling event is free to attend and all are welcome.

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*CANCELLED* Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Stop by the Orillia Museum of Art & History for our popular Family Fun Drop In program! $5 per family or free with a family membership. 
 
Craft and handiworks
Get ready to experience the world of craft and handiworks as we learn how to weave, carve, and assemble works of art based in strong traditions of folk and Canadian craft!Cost per family:
Family Membership = Free General = $5

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Side By Each Goes Virtual

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Details coming soon!

Storytelling Orillia and OMAH are partnering to share a virtual storycircle.

Host will be Tim Greenwood.

This event will be hosted on Zoom.  

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quarARTine: Isolation Creation Virtual Auction

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:00am to Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 12:00am

QuarARTine, OMAH’s first virtual fundraiser goes live, June 1.  OMAH is grateful to our local and regional artists that have partnered with us to support Orillia and Area’s hub for arts, culture, and heritage.  We wanted to bring you the joy of art to your home or office at an affordable price. 
 
Each available work of art is 6”x6", unless otherwise specified.  The works are presented anonymously.  We’ll tell you who the artist is once you purchase the work.   Bidding starts at $15 with an option to Buy it Now at $30.  Bid high and bid often!  New works will be added to the auction every 2-3 weeks.   In order to purchase or place a bid, you will be required to register.  
 
Shipping via Canada Post is available at a modest price.  Mini easels to display your brand new work of art are available at $3. 
 
We will contact you to arrange payment. 
 
Information on how to register will be posted before May 31, 2020.
 
For more information, please contact Ninette Gyorody, Executive Director by email.

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*CANCELLED* Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Every Tuesday from 5:30pm-7pm, for Ages 6-13.

Calling all kids who love art! Join us at OMAH for some art-making fun. At the Steelies Art Club we will learn new artistic techniques and skills taught by a practicing artist! Your kids can complete the planned art project or freestyle with our studio materials to develop their own projects! 

 

drop in for single session from $10 /members  or   $15/general

or sign up in advance for 8 sessions and receive at 15% discount!

 

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Lunch and Learn: Oil Pastels with Barbara Simmons

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us to learn about painting with oil pastels with Artist Barbara Simmons. Barbara is known for her paintings of Georgian Bay landscapes with rocks, clouds, wind, and waves. She will demonstrate her experimental oil pastel techniques that she uses as a means of simplifying the landscape. Then, we will try our hands at oil pastels, and mixing them with other media. 
Lunch & Learn is a monthly series of talks.  Come and learn with us, this is a fun and casual program with the promise of a few lighthearted moments and a great lunch. Beginners welcome! 
Space is limited, please register early.
Lunch will be catered and include a sandwich, salad, dessert. Please specify if a vegetarian meal is required. Lunch is prepared off-site; we cannot guarantee this is a nut or gluten-free facility. 
Dates: June 3rd, 12-2pm
Time: 12pm-2pm 
Cost: MEMBERS = $20 GENERAL = $25
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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Puppets and Play PA Day Camp

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Drop off: 8:45-9am Pick-up: 4-4:30pm
For children ages 6-11 
Get creative on school PA days at OMAH. On PA days, let OMAH be your classroom. 
This full day camp is jam-packed with fun and engaging art making and play. We have a jam-packed day planned for your PA day, filled with puppet building and storytelling in the studio and activities in the gallery. 
For questions, contact Olivia Rozema: programs@orilliamuseum.org or call (705)326-2159 x 103
Dates: Friday, June 5th, 2020
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: Family Membership = $35 General = $45