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On Friday, April 15, the Orillia Museum of Art & History was the place to be with the opening reception of Roger Kerslake: Potter, Artist, Teacher as well as the much anticipated 100x100 fundraiser. 

The 100x100 event was inspired by OCAD University's 'Who Done it?' and became the brainchild of OMAH board member, Liz Kernaghan and our Executive Director, Ninette Gyorody who thought it would be a unique event for our community.



Notice of Annual General Meeting of all members in good standing

Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter St. S., Orillia, ON.

If you or someone you know would like to be on the Board of Directors, nominations will be accepted by the Chair until Wednesday June 8, 2016 at 4 pm.

For more information please call 705-326-2159 x101 or e-mail

100 artworks at $100 each. An evening of art and mystery, Friday April 15 at 7pm. 

There will be a preview of the artwork on Wednesday April 13 and Thursday April 14

Click on the artist name to link to their website. 



It’s the sweetest time of the year again! The Orillia Museum of Art & History is very excited to be involved for the third year with Ontario Lake Country's Tap Into Maple! Not only will OMAH have maple-themed Gift Shop items, but our Sunday Family Fun Drop In programming is about to get sugary sweet. Check out the schedule for our upcoming Drop In activities!

Tap Into Maple Programming 2016




Festival of Banners 2015 Shore to Shore was a great success for both the Orillia Museum of Art and History and the city of Orillia and surrounding communities. Thank you to all of our generous sponsors that helped to make last year such a success, including Lakehead University that contributed greatly to making the event’s goals achievable. As we move forward, the Orillia Museum of Art and History is pleased to announce the return of Festival of Banners for 2016.



As another eventful year comes to a close it's time to look reflect on the past 12 months here at the museum. After looking back at all of OMAH's accomplishments this year, it was hard to pin down five defining moments, but we tried our best! 

With much deliberation, here are OMAH's Top 5 Moments of 2015:

As another exciting year at the Orillia Museum of Art & History comes to a close, we want to thank all of you for your continued support this holiday season! Our dedicated team of volunteers help keep our museum operational and we appreciate the work that they do year-round. OMAH's generous donors and members also help us in creating opportunities for engaging programs, exhibitions and events.

From everyone here at OMAH,

Happy Holidays!

Opening remarks at the 2015 Croquet tournament

This year’s Bruce Bayne/Don Jenkins Invitational Croquet Tournament, held on August 22nd, was a great success, raising over $2000 for the Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH).  Teams returned from Champlain Seniors, St. Paul’s, OMAH staff and volunteers, The Brownstone, and the Y’s Guys joining new teams from City of Orillia senior staff and Mayor and Councillors.