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On behalf of the Orillia Museum of Art & History, I want to thank all the SOMNIATIS II Wearable Art Show contributors and participants for their generosity and collaborative creative spirit.  An event of this magnitude that galvanizes a community is something that we creatives can only dream of.  It takes the sheer brilliance, determination, and no-holds-barred kind of attitude that can bring it all together.  That epic foresight and fortitude and utter confidence came from the creative direction of Ruth Germain.  Her energy and spirit inspired the multitude of creatives t
Somniatis II Wearable Art Show

SOMNIATIS I I - WEARABLE ART FASHION SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2016, AT CASINO RAMA RESORT

PRESENTED BY THE ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY AND CASINO RAMA RESORT

Tickets are $50 each for general admission seating.

VIP tickets are $100 each, which will entitle you to a front row seat plus a gift bag.

 

Festival of Banners 2016 is here! This year we celebrate Past, Present & Tomorrow in our community with banners lining the streets of Downtown Orillia. Explore the work by local artists with the following list of artists and banner locations. You can download your own copy of this list here.

 

 

 

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On Friday, April 15, the Orillia Museum of Art & History was the place to be with the opening reception of Roger Kerslake: Potter, Artist, Teacher as well as the much anticipated 100x100 fundraiser. 

The 100x100 event was inspired by OCAD University's 'Who Done it?' and became the brainchild of OMAH board member, Liz Kernaghan and our Executive Director, Ninette Gyorody who thought it would be a unique event for our community.

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It’s the sweetest time of the year again! The Orillia Museum of Art & History is very excited to be involved for the third year with Ontario Lake Country's Tap Into Maple! Not only will OMAH have maple-themed Gift Shop items, but our Sunday Family Fun Drop In programming is about to get sugary sweet. Check out the schedule for our upcoming Drop In activities!

Tap Into Maple Programming 2016

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Festival of Banners 2015 Shore to Shore was a great success for both the Orillia Museum of Art and History and the city of Orillia and surrounding communities. Thank you to all of our generous sponsors that helped to make last year such a success, including Lakehead University that contributed greatly to making the event’s goals achievable. As we move forward, the Orillia Museum of Art and History is pleased to announce the return of Festival of Banners for 2016.

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As the snow finally melts away, we are leaping into spring with unique activies and events at OMAH. We're energized and revitalized to offer new as well as fan-favourite programs with some special events along the way. Without further ado, let's see what you can get involved with this season.

 

Kith & Kin - The Coulson Women's Institute 1927-2004

Saturday, April 18th, 2-4pm

CALLING ALL ARTISTS

The Festival of Banners is a community art project that helps beautify our city and connect to residents.

2015's theme, inspired by Lakehead University's 50th anniversary will be "From Shore to Shore".

Applicants are encouraged to interpret this year's theme in relation to Orillia and Lakehead University, exploring what "from Shore to Shore" means - from a beach, transition, change, a journey, or exploration - the possibilities are limitless.

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Clock tower on winter day Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building

Another year has come and gone here at the Orillia Museum of Art & History, and we are already looking ahead to 2015!