Programs

Nid: 685

After School Art

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Starting Thursday, April 6, 4:30pm - 6pm for 8 weeks

Ages 8-12

This class is geared for kids who love art! We will offer a variety of creative projects - from drawing to painting, printmaking to clay and sculptures with found objects. Participants also have opportunities to make and create in the galleries. 

All materials are supplied. Please bring a paint shirt/older clothes that you don't mind getting messy!

Regsitration:

Orillia Resident: $80

Non-Resident: $100

Registration through the City of Orillia.

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7343.

After School Art

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Starting Thursday, April 6, 4:30pm - 6pm for 8 weeks

Ages 8-12

This class is geared for kids who love art! We will offer a variety of creative projects - from drawing to painting, printmaking to clay and sculptures with found objects. Participants also have opportunities to make and create in the galleries. 

All materials are supplied. Please bring a paint shirt/older clothes that you don't mind getting messy!

Regsitration:

Orillia Resident: $80

Non-Resident: $100

Registration through the City of Orillia.

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7343.

After School Art

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Starting Thursday, April 6, 4:30pm - 6pm for 8 weeks

Ages 8-12

This class is geared for kids who love art! We will offer a variety of creative projects - from drawing to painting, printmaking to clay and sculptures with found objects. Participants also have opportunities to make and create in the galleries. 

All materials are supplied. Please bring a paint shirt/older clothes that you don't mind getting messy!

Regsitration:

Orillia Resident: $80

Non-Resident: $100

Registration through the City of Orillia.

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7343.

Nid: 584

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Weeks

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting April 6 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for ten weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Instruction in drawing from the nude model with lessons in life studio practices - a valuable discipline for practising artists and a foundational prepatory for animators through fine arts. Traditional and contemporary approaches will be utilized toward a heightened observational capactiy and improved media proficiency.

 

This program is for beginners to professional artists and those wishing to improve their drawing skills.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Only some materials provided, see receipt for list of materials required. 

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$165 for non-residents

Registration through the City of Orillia

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7225.

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Weeks

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting April 6 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for ten weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Instruction in drawing from the nude model with lessons in life studio practices - a valuable discipline for practising artists and a foundational prepatory for animators through fine arts. Traditional and contemporary approaches will be utilized toward a heightened observational capactiy and improved media proficiency.

 

This program is for beginners to professional artists and those wishing to improve their drawing skills.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Only some materials provided, see receipt for list of materials required. 

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$165 for non-residents

Registration through the City of Orillia

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7225.

Life Drawing with Lois Green - 8 Weeks

Life Drawing figures

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Starting April 6 for 8 weeks on Thursdays from 7-10pm

Join regional artist, Lois Green, for ten weeks of Life Drawing classes at OMAH. Instruction in drawing from the nude model with lessons in life studio practices - a valuable discipline for practising artists and a foundational prepatory for animators through fine arts. Traditional and contemporary approaches will be utilized toward a heightened observational capactiy and improved media proficiency.

 

This program is for beginners to professional artists and those wishing to improve their drawing skills.

This class uses nude models. All skill levels welcome. Only some materials provided, see receipt for list of materials required. 

Cost: 

$132 for Orillia Residents

$165 for non-residents

Registration through the City of Orillia

Click here for SUN Regististration with course code 7225.

Nid: 634

Family Fun Drop In

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Family Fun Drop In is back! Check out our April schedule of activities

 

April 2: Pastel colours like van Gogh

Join us this Sunday for a family drop inspired by one of the worlds most famous paintings "Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh. Families will learn about line, perspective and colour blending using chalk pastels. Remember to dress for a mess!

April 9: The Colours of Spring

Get ready for the season with this spring inspired pastel program.  Participants will learn to use tints and tones to make art that looks like the warm feelings spring brings! 

April 16 – NO DROP IN (Happy Easter!)

April 23:  I Can Kandinsky!

Wassily Kandinsky is considered by some to be the original abstract artist. Participants will use ideas inspired by his work to create lively coloured mixed media paintings.

April 30:  Collagraph Cardinals and more!

Participants will learn to make simple collagraph prints while thinking about the songbirds that have returned with spring!

 

 
 
What is Family Fun Drop In?

We invite families to stop by the museum for a Sunday afternoon art activity! Join us from 2-3pm, suggested donation of $5 per family to help cover material fees. 

Family Fun Drop In

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Family Fun Drop In is back! Check out our April schedule of activities

 

April 2: Pastel colours like van Gogh

Join us this Sunday for a family drop inspired by one of the worlds most famous paintings "Starry Night" by Vincent Van Gogh. Families will learn about line, perspective and colour blending using chalk pastels. Remember to dress for a mess!

April 9: The Colours of Spring

Get ready for the season with this spring inspired pastel program.  Participants will learn to use tints and tones to make art that looks like the warm feelings spring brings! 

April 16 – NO DROP IN (Happy Easter!)

April 23:  I Can Kandinsky!

Wassily Kandinsky is considered by some to be the original abstract artist. Participants will use ideas inspired by his work to create lively coloured mixed media paintings.

April 30:  Collagraph Cardinals and more!

Participants will learn to make simple collagraph prints while thinking about the songbirds that have returned with spring!

 

 
 
What is Family Fun Drop In?

We invite families to stop by the museum for a Sunday afternoon art activity! Join us from 2-3pm, suggested donation of $5 per family to help cover material fees. 

Nid: 631

Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Heather Kerslake Handbuilding with Clay

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Starting Wednesday, April 5 for 6 Weeks

9:30am-12:30pm
 
**(this course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte)
 
Course description:
Spend six wonderful mornings with inspirational artist Heather Kerslake learning various techniques to build your own creative forms out of clay. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and colour to your work.

There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at www.kerslakepottery.com
 
Bio:
Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.

 

Registration:

OMAH Members: $195 + HST,
Non Members $235 + HST
Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing

Materials to be supplied by student: apron, sketchbook, pencil, eraser
 
Registration through OMAH, come in or call 705-326-2159
8 students maximum
 

For more information about these workshops, please email or call Lynsey Ormerod, Community and Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103
 

Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Heather Kerslake Handbuilding with Clay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Starting Wednesday, April 5 for 6 Weeks

9:30am-12:30pm
 
**(this course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte)
 
Course description:
Spend six wonderful mornings with inspirational artist Heather Kerslake learning various techniques to build your own creative forms out of clay. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and colour to your work.

There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at www.kerslakepottery.com
 
Bio:
Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.

 

Registration:

OMAH Members: $195 + HST,
Non Members $235 + HST
Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing

Materials to be supplied by student: apron, sketchbook, pencil, eraser
 
Registration through OMAH, come in or call 705-326-2159
8 students maximum
 

For more information about these workshops, please email or call Lynsey Ormerod, Community and Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103