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Have you heard the news? Former Leacock Museum curator Fred Addis is being held in our basement cells and he is not happy about it. At the OMAH Speakeasy, you’ll get a chance to hear bootlegging stories from Fred Addis.
Volunteers bring life to a museum. They bring stories, adventures, experiences, and charm to the walls of our humble home. Here at OMAH, our volunteers are involved in all aspects of the museum. These volunteers thrive on the front desk with the hustle and bustle of the day to day.
Join the Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) for the Speakeasy. Celebrate the roaring 2020’s with this fundraiser supporting children and youth programs.

Join the Orillia Museum of Art & History for a double reception of two new exhibitions, “At Risk” by Tracey Lawko and The 24th Annual International Women’s Day Art Show: On The Edge. The reception will be held on Saturday, February 8 from 1-3 pm.

Drop into the Orillia Museum of Art & History on Fibre Fun Day on Sunday, February 2nd, 1-4pm! This is a celebration of fibre art featuring two exhibitions, vendors, and demonstrations! Try your hand at weaving, design your own quilt and make a pom pom at our fun activity stations.
On March 31, The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) announced that the league would be discontinuing operations on May 1, 2019.
Liz Knox played in the CWHL for 8 years.

Here at OMAH, we are ringing in the new year with a lot of new updates in our Collections and Research department. We are very fortunate to have so many incredible volunteers and contract staff  that work on projects to keep Orillia and Area’s history preserved.
As 2019 comes to a close, we at The Orillia Museum of Art & History wanted to take a minute to reflect on everything that has been accomplished this year.
OMAH celebrated the holidays on December 6th, 2019 with "Drawliday Festival", a fundraiser that will help us with upgrades to the Dorothy Macdonald Creative Studio to improve on our delivery of programmes for children and youth.
Before the Drawliday Festival occured, we already had over 500 students