Programs

Nid: 631

Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Heather Kerslake Handbuilding with Clay

Wednesday, May 10, 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
 

Nid: 685

After School Art

Thursday, May 11, 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, May 18, 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, May 25, 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, May 11, 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, May 18, 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, May 25, 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: 766

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Thursday June 22, 2017, 6PM

OMAH, Upper Gallery

The Orillia Museum of Art & History wishes to extend the invitation to attend our 2017 Annual General Meeting. Nominations may be submitted to the Chair and Nominations Committee, c/o the Executive Director's office and must be received before noon on May 28.

 

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: 759

Popping-Up Art Summer Camp Ages 6-9

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:30pm

July 10-14, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 6-9

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 7412.

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