Programs

Nid: 756

Canada's 150, Eh? Summer Camp Ages 6-12

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 7, 2017 - 4:30pm

July 4-7, 9am-4:30pm
Please note this is a four-day camp as it begins on Tuesday

Ages 6-12

Celebrate a milestone year by exploring Canadian art and history. Find inspiration from out country's diverse symbols and breathtaking landscapes to create your own maple masterpiece and much more.

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $132

Non-Resident: $165

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7457

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 758

Art Around the World Summer Camp Ages 9-12

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 4:30pm

July 17-21, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 9-12

Grab your art passports and spend the week discovering art from global cultures by world-renowned artists. Join us on this creative journey as campers go back in time and across the globe to learn traditional art techniques and create a variety of projects inspired by timeless masterpieces.

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7459

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 791

Conserving Creativity - Art in Nature Workshops

Conserving Creativity

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History and The Couchiching Conservancy are proud to announce, Conserving Creativity, as part of 2017's Ontario150 celebrations in showcasing the legacy of our cultural landscape.

From May to October, art instructors and outdoor educators will welcome people of all ages to various sites to explore nature and create a small take-home art project!

All workshops are FREE and take place from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required as space is limited.  Register through EventBrite below

 

Sunday, May 28: Make and paint wooden birdhouses - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
     CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, June 24: Create an animal with clay - Carthew Bay, Oro-Medonte
     
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, July 22: Plein-air watercolour painting - Scout Valley, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, August 20: Paper art - East Coulson Swamp, Oro-Medonte
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, September 23: Pastel drawing - Alexander Hope Smith, Washago
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, October 22: Printmaking - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

 

Register and attend any two workshops to receive a ballot for a chance to win great prizes! 

Weather policy: Workshops will run rain or shine. Cancellations will be made the morning of the workshop in the case of extreme weather conditions. 

Nid: 753

Art: from A to Z Summer Camp Ages 6-9

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 28, 2017 - 4:30pm

July 24-28, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 6-9

Dive in to a week filled with a little bit of everything. Campers will have the chance to explore the world of art through a variety of mediums including print-making, painting, sculpting and more. Discover your own area of expertise while taking the opportunity to try something new. The possibilities are endless!

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7416

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 755

Art Around the World Summer Camp Ages 6-9

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 4:30pm

July 31-August 4, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 6-9

Grab your art passports and spend the week discovering art from global cultures by world-renowned artists. Join us on this creative journey as campers go back in time and across the globe to learn traditional art techniques and create a variety of projects inspired by timeless masterpieces.

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7458

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 761

Youth Art Masters Week Ages 12-16

Youth Art Masters

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, August 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

August 8-11, 9am-4:30pm
Please note this is a four-day camp as it begins on Tuesday

Ages 12-16

Do you have a passion for art? Are you interested in learning more about painting, drawing and print-making? Spend the week in our creative art studio alongside a professional artist developing your techniques and practicing your skills with quality materials in a fun, artist-centred environment. 

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $132

Non-Resident: $165

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7722

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 760

Popping-Up Art Summer Camp Ages 9-12

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 9:30am to Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

August 14-18, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 6-12

Inspired by the everyday, our up-and-coming artists will explore the use of bold colours, common objects and eye catching patterns as they immerse themselves in POP art culture.

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7413.

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 799

Lunch & Learn: Mixed Media Collage with Patti Agapi

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Wednesday, August 16, 12-2pm

In connection with her Substratum exhibition in the Lounge Gallery:

Create a 6” x 6” abstract collage work of art using mixed media materials. Patti will discuss basic collage art techniques. This will be an intuitive and fun art experience!

Working with paint and collage elements, Patti Agapi creates deeply layered and textured abstract mixed media paintings.  She finds immense joy in the creative process. Her work explores themes of memory, shadow and transformation. Discover her unique work; each piece is an intimate and intricate journey, a process of building up, erasing, fermenting and finally fruition.  Patti lives in Orillia, Ontario where she co-runs a downtown art studio and gallery that features her and her studio partner’s work along with monthly featured artists. She is actively involved in the vibrant Orillia Arts Community.

 

 

 

Nid: 792

Conserving Creativity - Art in Nature Workshops

Conserving Creativity

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History and The Couchiching Conservancy are proud to announce, Conserving Creativity, as part of 2017's Ontario150 celebrations in showcasing the legacy of our cultural landscape.

From May to October, art instructors and outdoor educators will welcome people of all ages to various sites to explore nature and create a small take-home art project!

All workshops are FREE and take place from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required as space is limited.  Register through EventBrite below

 

Sunday, May 28: Make and paint wooden birdhouses - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
     CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, June 24: Create an animal with clay - Carthew Bay, Oro-Medonte
     
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, July 22: Plein-air watercolour painting - Scout Valley, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, August 20: Paper art - East Coulson Swamp, Oro-Medonte
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, September 23: Pastel drawing - Alexander Hope Smith, Washago
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, October 22: Printmaking - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

 

Register and attend any two workshops to receive a ballot for a chance to win great prizes! 

Weather policy: Workshops will run rain or shine. Cancellations will be made the morning of the workshop in the case of extreme weather conditions. 

Nid: 754

Art: From to A to Z Summer Camp Ages 9-12

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 1, 2017 - 4:30pm

August 28 - September 1, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 9-12

Dive in to a week filled with a little bit of everything. Campers will have the chance to explore the world of art through a variety of mediums including print-making, painting, sculpting and more. Discover your own area of expertise while taking the opportunity to try something new. The possibilities are endless!

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7417

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org