Programs

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Baby Art Crawl

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Art is for everyone!  Babies, toddlers and caregivers are invited for gallery tours and baby friendly art play. Engage your baby with art during an interactive and sensory tour of our art exhibits followed by hands-on art making in the studio! Please, wear play clothes.
$5 per family or free with a family membership.
For children 0-3.
Dates: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 

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Still Life: Drawing From The Vault

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ages 16+
Refine your drawing skills and learn a bit about history while you’re at it in this Still Life Drawing course. Each week will feature a new artifact directly from OMAH’s Vault. This course will be taught by Tanya Cunnington. 
Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.
Dates: Thursdays, January 9th-January 30th (4 weeks)
Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $55 GENERAL = $65
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

Still Life: Drawing From The Vault

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ages 16+
Refine your drawing skills and learn a bit about history while you’re at it in this Still Life Drawing course. Each week will feature a new artifact directly from OMAH’s Vault. This course will be taught by Tanya Cunnington. 
Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.
Dates: Thursdays, January 9th-January 30th (4 weeks)
Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $55 GENERAL = $65
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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Colour Craze PA Day Camp

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

For children ages 6-10 
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 art projects and colour experiments in the studio and activities in the gallery. Below you will find information that will help you and your child prepare for camp. Should you have any further questions, please contact Olivia Rozema, the Community Engagement Coordinator at 705-326-2159 x103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org.
 
Drop off: 8:45-9am Pick-up: 4-4:30pm
Dates: Friday, January 24th, 2020
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: Family Membership = $35 General = $45
 
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.
 
For more information about our camp policies, click here:

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Storytelling Orillia: Side by Each

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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

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Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Every Sunday from 2-3 in January & February
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. 
 
January:  This month, try your hand at sculpting! Use clay, wire, and relief techniques to turn your 2D works of art into 3D sculptures! Learn various sculpting methods as you take the chance to work with these unique materials!
 
February:  Get inspired by the works of Van Gogh, Monet, and many others this February as we dive into painting! Use acrylic and watercolour paints to learn about value, colour, and the differences between art styles!
 
Join us for the Family Day Weekend Family Fun Drop in and Tour, Sunday February 16th, 3-3:30
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5

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Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Every Tuesday!
5:30pm-7pm
For Ages 7-13.
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!. Get ready to paint, draw, sculpt, and much more!
 
Drop-in for: Family Membership = $10 General= $15'
or purchase 8 sessions in advance and recieve a 15% discount!
 
Registration: Registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.

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Tot Time

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Art is for everyone! Pre-schoolers and caregivers are invited for gallery tours and tot friendly art play. Engage your pre-schooler with art during an interactive tours of our art exhibits followed by some messy art play in the studio! Please, wear play clothes.
$5 per family or free with a family membership.
For children 3-5.
Dates: Thursday, January 30th
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 

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Wine & Paint Night With Tanya Cunnington

Friday, January 31, 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). Our artist instructor will gently guide you through the process of creating a masterpiece, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. Materials and two drinks are included in the class fee.
Experiment with colours and abstraction! 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 January 31st, 6:30pm- 9pm
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 
 

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Fibre Fun Day

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, February 2nd, 1-4pm
 
Drop into the museum on Fibre Funday. This is a celebration of fibre art featuring diverse vendors and demonstrations. From weavers to quilters to rope makers, come learn about the joys of fibre and needlecrafts. Try your hands at weaving and design your own quilt at our fun activity stations. Fibre Funday is suitable for all ages and experience. 
 
Admission is $5 or free for museum members.
 
 
Are you interesting in becoming a vendor?
We are looking for vendors to showcase their talents and artwork. To sell your work at Fibre Fun Day, the vendor fee is $50. 
We are also looking for volunteers to demonstrate fibre crafts for the event. Vendors who are also demonstrating their craft, receive a reduced table fee of $30.
 
For more inofrmation contact: Olivia Rozema at programs@orilliamuseum.org