The Spirit of Mariposa is a 15 month exhibition at The Orillia Museum of Art & History in celebration of Orillia and Canada's 150th anniversary.
Launching on Saturday, October 1, with a special reception on Friday, October 14, The Spirit of Mariposa will run until December 31, 2017. There will be a series of community engagement programs in conjunction with the exhibit that will run throughout 2017.
Elemental Mariposa: The Makers celebrates Orillia's men and women who worked endless hours in a multitude of industries creating household and industrial products from raw materials. They shaped Orillia’s strong industrial heritage. Stories and objects will abound from major employers including, Otaco Ltd., Tudhope Motor Car Co., Hurl’s Dairy, Canada Wood Specialty Co. Ltd., Orillia Brewery Co., and many more.
Come meet the artists on Thursday, May 4, from 7-9pm!
The creative mind goes off in all directions. The eclectic mix of Zephyr artists will be demonstrating this in their upcoming show at OMAH. Journey with these artists as they allow their creativity to travel in wonderful and myriad directions.
Preview some of the work from this exhibit by clicking the View Image Gallery button.