Programs

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*Cancelled* Storytelling Orillia: Side by Each

Sunday, March 29, 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 - March FAMILY FUN

Sunday, March 29, 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. 
March:  Abstract Art
From cubism to pop art, we’ll try it all, this month is all about experimentation! Forget realism and take a shot at abstract art with artists like Picasso, Alexander Calder, and Andy Warhol!
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5

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* Postponed* Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

It’s time to get your start in art!
Come to OMAH and get creative. Over 4 sessions, our Hilary Slater will gently guide you through the process of creating watercolour masterpieces, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. We will cover all the basics: materials, techniques and terminology. This is get a crash course in everything you need to know to launch into watercolour! 
All materials provided.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 24- April 14th (4 sessions) 
Time: 1-3:30pm 
Cost: MEMBERS = $80 NON-MEMBERS = $100
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

* Postponed* Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

It’s time to get your start in art!
Come to OMAH and get creative. Over 4 sessions, our Hilary Slater will gently guide you through the process of creating watercolour masterpieces, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. We will cover all the basics: materials, techniques and terminology. This is get a crash course in everything you need to know to launch into watercolour! 
All materials provided.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 24- April 14th (4 sessions) 
Time: 1-3:30pm 
Cost: MEMBERS = $80 NON-MEMBERS = $100
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

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*Cancelled* Lunch and Learn with David Hawke

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Wednesday April 1st, 12pm-1:30pm 
Listen as David Hawke discusses his experiences with botany of Orillia and area. David Hawke is a naturalist who is well known for his outdoor writing and photography. David has worked for several agencies and organizations around Lake Simcoe. 
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: Wednesday April 1st. 
Time: 12pm-1:30pm 
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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* Cancelled* Life Drawing with Kathryn Kaiser

Thursday, April 2, 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, Kathryn Kaiser,  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 April 2nd - May 7th (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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*CANCELLED* Orillia Silver Band presents: SHINE! - 70 Years of Orillia

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Orillia Opera House
March 22nd at 2:30pm & April 4th at 7:30 
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the Orillia Silver Band has partnered with the Orillia Museum of Art & History and Mariposa Arts Theatre to produce a multi-media show, SHINE! - 70 Years of Orillia.  
The show will feature a series of stories and vignettes about Orillia’s history over the last 70 years, a video montage of photos and film, and music performed by the Band and others spanning the period.  
Among the story-tellers, Steve Eyers of Even Steven will speak about Gordon Lightfoot.  Mike Hill, the former artistic director of the Mariposa Folk Festival, will tell the story of the early days of the festival.  Dave Town, our sports historian, will relive the glory of the Orillia Terriers’ 1973 Allan Cup Championship.  And does anyone remember Teen Town at the Pav?
Special musical guests include Even Steven and Lisle. 
Dates: March 22nd at 2:30pm & April 4th at 7:30 
Cost: Advance sale of $20 for adults before March 18, (then $25), $10 for students & children. Group discounts also available.
Registration: Tickets are on sale now from the Opera House Box Office.

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*CANCELLED* Family Fun Drop-In

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Every Sunday from 2-3pm in April (except April 12th)
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. 
Eco art:
This month is all about nature! Create beautiful and fun art in sustainable ways as you learn about the environment! Use clay, natural objects, and even plant your own flowers while you spend time with your family!
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 

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* Cancelled* Crafter-noon: Easter Egg Painting

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Looking to experiment with art? Get your hands dirty with new techniques on Monday Crafter-noons. 
On this Crafter-noon try out Easter egg painting. We will explore traditional techniques and freestyle with our own designs! There's a time and a place for classic dyed eggs, and this Easter egg party isn't one of them. Rather than sticking to tried-and-true dyeing methods, we will experiment with our own designs!
Beginners welcome! Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Monday, April 6th  2-4pm
Time: 2pm- 4pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $10       GENERAL = $15
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

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*CANCELLED* Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, April 7, 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!