With the school year coming to a close, many children are making plans to do what Canadian kids have done for decades - going to summer camp! At camp, they make new friends, learn new skills, build their confidence, and explore new interests. It's a quintessential Canadian rite of passage.
Sadly, there are too many children in our community whose families can't afford to send them to camp. That's where you can help:
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.
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!
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.