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A Tale of Two Maps: Ernest H. Shepard’s 100 Aker Wood and Lucille Oille’s Owl Pen

by Ellen Blaubergs

 

 

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Franklin Carmichael

The OMAH collection is a treasure trove of artifacts, oftengenerously donated by those who recognize their importance to local history. These gems teach us about our past and individuals who played a part in it.

Context is everything, particularly when judging historical figures such as Sir Sam Steele.

Each year Orillians honour our fallen soldiers on Remembrance Day. This year, this day of observance was like no other in recent history, as we were not able to gather at the Cenotaph or gather in groups to participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies.

REGIONAL AWARDS NIGHT TO HONOUR EXCELLENCE IN ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE WITHIN THE REGION
 
 The Orillia & District Arts Council (ODAC) and Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2020 Orillia Regional Arts & Heritage Awards. The awards were established to recognize the valuable contribution that educators, 

Where did Group of Seven artists get their inspiration?

 

By: Fred Kallin, OMAH History Committee   October 12th, 2020

 

Not many people realize this, but there is actually a Swedish connection to the Group of Seven..