Programs

Nid: 1084

Canvas n’ Clay Camp

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

9:00am-4:30pm

Drop off at 8:45am

Ages 6-9: Monday August 19 – Friday August 23

Get ready to be creative and explore a variety of artistic styles, materials, and techniques! With a focus on painting and sculpture, campers will also explore drawing and mixed-media among other art mediums in this camp. Get ready to make some masterpieces!  

 

Fee: $165.00 (Resident) / $206.25 (Non Resident)

 

All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityoforillia/

 

Nid: 1105

OMAH Tour

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History has volunteer lead tours every Friday. The tours alternate every week between Tours of The Historic Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building and Gallery Tours.
 

please call ahead 705-326-2159 or email programs@orlliamuseum.org to find out which tour will happen that week! Tours are $5 a person or free with a membership. To learn more about OMAH's membership options, please click here https://www.orilliamuseum.org/support/membership.

OMAH Tour

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History has volunteer lead tours every Friday. The tours alternate every week between Tours of The Historic Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building and Gallery Tours.
 

please call ahead 705-326-2159 or email programs@orlliamuseum.org to find out which tour will happen that week! Tours are $5 a person or free with a membership. To learn more about OMAH's membership options, please click here https://www.orilliamuseum.org/support/membership.

OMAH Tour

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History has volunteer lead tours every Friday. The tours alternate every week between Tours of The Historic Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building and Gallery Tours.
 

please call ahead 705-326-2159 or email programs@orlliamuseum.org to find out which tour will happen that week! Tours are $5 a person or free with a membership. To learn more about OMAH's membership options, please click here https://www.orilliamuseum.org/support/membership.

Nid: 1101

What's it Worth?

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

Saturday, August 10, 17, 24

10:30 am -3:30 pm

 

August is Antiques Month at OMAH

Ever wonder if those treasures you’ve been hanging onto are worth as much as they hope or even more?

Appraisers and experts will be at OMAH on Saturday, August 10, 17, and 24 to help identify and verbally evaluate those treasures you’ve always wondered about.  

Payment can be done at the event or prepayment can be made at the Orillia Museum of Art & History's front desk. The event is a fundraising initiative for OMAH and proceeds will go to support the conservation of the museum’s collection.

 

Saturday, August 17 – Small treasures and heirlooms 

Evaluators will be:

Julie Riches of Riches Appraisals & Consult 

Having worked within the decorative arts industry for over a decade, Julie Riches of Riches Appraisals & Consult (International Society of Appraisers) has amassed a broad range of knowledge across many disciplines. Her comprehensive understanding of the ever-changing market has proven essential when managing estates and private collections. Areas of expertise include Silver, Art Glass, Porcelain, Ceramics, Bronzes, Sculptures, Fine Art, Furniture, Coins and Military items. Julie works with private collectors, historical institutions, trust officers, estate lawyers, executors and real estate agents.

Julie is a current member of the International Society of Appraisers.

 

Carl Black (Millitary collector)

Carl Black has been actively collecting military memorabilia for over 30 years. You may have seen some of his collection at the Orillia Public Library’s annual Remembrance Day Event. He specializes in Canadian military memorabilia from 1796 to the present day.

 

Marcel Rousseau (local historian)

Marcel Rousseau is a prominent local historian, researcher and collector of Orilliana - including postcards, documents and photographs. Marcel has a special interest in Industrial Orillia, with areas of focus on photos and items made in Orillia including Otaco Toys, Tudhope and Fisher Ice Cream Scoops, Dairy items, Soda Bottles and  Porcelain Signs.  Marcel is also an accomplished local author, penning books on Orillia’s history, such as “Postcard Memories Orillia”, “Orillia’s Camp 26”, “A brief history of Orillia Dairies”, “Porcelain and Metal Products”, and “Vollans Industries and  the National Lock Co.”

 

Saturday, August 24 – Art 

Evaluated by Julie Riches

 

Pricing: 

Pre-Register for 1 item: $15
Pre-Register for 3 items: $40
Day of event drop in for 1 item: $20
Day of event drop in for 3 items: $50

 
 

Nid: 1085

Canvas N' Clay Camp

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

9:00am-4:30pm

Drop off at 8:45am

Ages 9-12: Monday August 26 – Friday August 30

Get ready to be creative and explore a variety of artistic styles, materials, and techniques! With a focus on painting and sculpture, campers will also explore drawing and mixed-media among other art mediums in this camp. Get ready to make some masterpieces!  

 

Fee: $165.00 (Resident) / $206.25 (Non Resident)

 

All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityoforillia/

Nid: 1119

Lunch and Learn: Juliana Hawke

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Wednesday September 4th , 2019

12-2pm

Experience the beauty and simplicity of making handmade prints from materials found in nature. Participants will use water soluble block printing inks and a variety of papers to create intricate impressions and designs from leaves, wild plants and other natural objects.

Lunch & Learn is a monthly series of talks and hands-on making.  Come and learn with us, this is a fun and casual program with the promise of a few lighthearted moments and a great lunch. Beginners welcome!

Space is limited, please register early.

Lunch will be catered and include a sandwich, salad, dessert. We can accommodate vegetarian and gluten free. Please specify if either are required.

Cost:

MEMBERS = $20

NON-MEMBERS = $25

Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159

 

Nid: 1118

Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Thursdays, September 5th- October 24th , 2019 (8weeks)

6:30-9:30 PM

Age 16+

Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.

Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.

Cost:

MEMBERS = $140

NON-MEMBERS = $170

Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159

Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Thursdays, September 5th- October 24th , 2019 (8weeks)

6:30-9:30 PM

Age 16+

Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.

Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.

Cost:

MEMBERS = $140

NON-MEMBERS = $170

Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159

Nid: 1086

8th Annual Croquet Tournament

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday, September 7, 2019

1:00- 4:00 PM

Couchiching Beach Park

 

Join OMAH for the 8th Annual Croquet Tournament! Tickets will be on sale July 2 at the front desk of OMAH. Games, food, prizes and so much more! Spots are 50$ per person and all proceeds go towards supporting The Orillia Museum of Art & History.