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November 10, 2019 to November 30, 2019

"It's Revealing" Fundraiser Exhibition will be on display from November 10-30 at Lee Contemporary Art, located at 5 Peter Street South. This fundraiser, held in association with Lee Contemporary Art, features work created by the Thursday evening life-drawing group at the Orillia Museum of Art & History.  The silent auction exhibition closes Saturday November 30.  Please come support your local art community by bidding. 

November 08, 2019 to January 22, 2020
November 8, 2019 – January 22, 2020
Reception: November 8, 2019 7–9pm
The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed was created in recognition of Group of Seven member, and Orillia native Franklin Carmichael. Now in its 18th year, this juried show calls on artists from across the country to submit work that embraces, challenges, comments, critiques, echoes, re-works or strengthens images, perceptions and interpretations of Canadian landscape through the artist’s chosen medium.
October 12, 2019 to January 26, 2020

October 12, 2019 - January 26, 2020

The Franklin Carmichael Gallery

Opening reception Saturday October 19, 1-3 pm

September 28, 2019 to October 13, 2019

September 28- October 13, 2019

The Lounge Gallery

September 21, 2019 to January 11, 2020
September 21 - January 11
The Upper Gallery
Opening reception: Saturday, October 19, 1-3pm
“After Krieghoff” comprises a series of stereoscopic photo and video compositions using Mayrhofer's own photographs of landscapes and objects together with skies appropriated from a Cornelius Krieghoff painting.
September 07, 2019 to November 03, 2019
September 7- November 3, 2019
The Mulcahy Family Gallery
Habitually collecting decomposing/dried botanical matter during hikes and canoe trips in and around the marshes and beaches of Tiny Township, Tina Poplawski has made art out of this botanical world debris.  There is an allure in observing the process of decay and transformation that is found in her work.  These observations and artistic interpretations are also grounded by the emotional reverberations caused by the enforced displacement of people from their homes by violent military assaul
July 20, 2019 to September 22, 2019
The Lounge Gallery
The suite of works in Exquisite to Sublime will provide a glimpse of Melody’s development as an artist.   She began her professional artistic journey in textiles. Having grown up watching her grandmother embroider instilled a value of working with her hands.  Her free motion embroidered works are a stage in her seamless transition into painting with oils and acrylics.
July 06, 2019 to September 29, 2019
The Franklin Carmichael Gallery
An exhibition mash up of a road trip, Champlain's touchdown in Orillia and the Apollo 11 moon landing by artists Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward, in an exploration of place and time.
Victoria spent her summers in Orillia as a child at her family cottage – a place layered with meaning for her.  She watched the Apollo 11 moon landing on a television that her father put on a beach along the shore of Lake Simcoe.  He wanted her family to see the televised coverage of the moon landing and the actual moon in the same mo
June 29, 2019 to August 26, 2019
June 29 - August 26, 2019
The Mulcahy Family Gallery
When Raven Became Spider features work by six contemporary Indigenous artists and storytellers whose work blurs the line between modern oral stories and contemporary pop art. Their work prompts many questions: How does the transformation of Indigenous images and stories into superhero tales change modern dialogue? Have traditional tricksters like Raven and Coyote been forgotten, or have they inserted themselves into these popular and widely-accessible forms?
May 25, 2019 to July 14, 2019

May 25, 2019- July 14, 2019

The Lounge Gallery