Call for New Members: Art in Public Places Committee

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The Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH), in partnership with the City of Orillia established an Art in Public Places Committee in 2018.  The committee provides advice and guidance to the City of Orillia on matters related to policies, projects, and procedures related to the provision and installation of public art within the community. 


The committee is seeking two (2) members with knowledge and expertise from a broad range of arts, culture, and creative disciplines.  One of the members should be a practicing artist.  Other disciplines may include, but are not limited to: 


·        Art History

·        Community Builder

·        Civil Engineer

·        Curator

·        Design Professional

·        Heritage Research or Planning

·        Landscape Architect

·        Local Indigenous Art, Culture and Heritage

·        Urban Planning or Development


Members of the committee must be eligible electors of the City of Orillia or in a neighbouring municipality (Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara, and Chippewas of Rama First Nation) and will be required to become a member of OMAH.


Individuals interested in applying to this committee are asked to submit a letter of intent and resume. Please note that no member of the committee or member of their immediate family, during their tenure will be able to submit for public art commissions, acquisitions, or projects. 


The term for this committee is two (2) years.  Meetings occur monthly.


The deadline for application is Friday, November 6, 2020. The application must be submitted by email.


For more information, please contact:

Ninette Gyorody

Executive Director, OMAH