Programs

Nid: 893

Adult Art Workshop: Japanese Paper Mixed-Media Collage with Liz Eakins

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Date: Tuesday June 19, 2018

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Cost: $25 per participant

Join Artist Liz Eakins to explore the versatility of Japanese paper and create collages using a variety of mediums. All materials provided.

This program is in association with the exhibition Primordial Waters, on at OMAH until July 15, 2018. 

Register for this program by contacting OMAH at 705-326-2159

For inquiries contact Brianne Gascho, Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, at programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 888

Music in the Museum: Alex Folk Band

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday, June 20, 7-8pm

ALEX the Folk Band is an eight-member, music-making cooperative that specializes in harmony vocals and fiddle-based instrumentals. 

For 25 years and counting, the Orillia, Ontario-based group has performed in concert at festivals, conferences, conventions, fairs, private parties, farmers’ markets, schools, and legion- and church halls. The band’s repertoire ranges from traditional tunes and songs to contemporary roots-based material. The band's rousing gospel set has twice been featured at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia (2011 and 2012), and three times at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest in Saskatoon, most recently in August 2013.

All band members participate in ALEX harmony vocals. Instruments played include: guitars, banjo, mandolin, autoharp, keyboards, mouth organ, bodhran, bagpipes and bass. ALEX has recorded three CDs: ALEX the Folk Band, In the Kitchen and OK, Heaven, Here I Come.

 

ALEX the Folk Band joins the museum as part of the Flavours of Mariposa series alongside Free Spirits: The History of the Maripsoa Folk Festival in Orillia. This exhibition and events are generously sponsored by Casino Rama Resort.

 

Nid: 909

Storytelling Orillia: Free Spirited Stories

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Saturday June 23, 2-3 p.m

Join Storytelling Orillia for a special Side by Each Story Circle to share stories in the midst of the exhibit, "Free Spirits: The History of the Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia." Tim Lauer and other invited tellers will share stories about their involvement over the years, and there will be time for you to share your Mariposa moments. 

Storytelling Orillia joins the museum as part of the Flavours of Mariposa series alongside Free Spirits: The History of the Maripsoa Folk Festival in Orillia. This exhibition and events are generously sponsored by Casino Rama Resort.

Nid: 894

Adult Art Workshop: Abstract Intuitive Painting with Sue Miller

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Date: Tuesday June 26, 2018

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

Cost: $25 per participant

Break out of the box and loosen up to find your true creative voice. Using warm-up exercises, Sue will guide you through the process of using your intuition to create authentic art with acrylic paint. All materials provided.

This program is in association with the exhibition Primordial Waters, on at OMAH until July 15, 2018. 

Register for this program by contacting OMAH at 705-326-2159

For inquiries contact Brianne Gascho, Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, at programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 899

Summer Day Camp: The Canadian Art Experience Ages 6-9

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, July 6, 2018 - 4:30pm

The Canadian Art Experience: Ages 6-9
July 3 – 6, 9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
Please note that this is a 4 day camp
 
Come and explore the arts of our wonderful country using clay, paint, pastel and more! From the vibrant works of Arthur Shilling to the landscapes of the Group of Seven, this camp is inspired by the art of our diverse nation.
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $132.00 / Non-Resident $165
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 900

Summer Day Camps: The Canadian Art Experience - Ages 9-12

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, July 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

The Canadian Art Experience: Ages 9-12
July 9-13 9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
 
Come and explore the arts of our wonderful country using clay, paint, pastel and more! From the vibrant works of Arthur Shilling to the landscapes of the Group of Seven, this camp is inspired by the art of our diverse nation.
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $165.00 / Non-Resident $206.25 
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 901

Summer Day Camps: Printmaking, Painting n' More - Ages 6-9

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, July 20, 2018 - 4:30pm

Printmaking, Painting n' More - Ages 6-9
July 16-20,  9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
 
Get ready to be creative and explore a variety of artistic styles, materials, and techniques! Printmaking, painting, drawing, and mixed-media are just some of the mediums 
we will work with at this day camp.
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $165.00 / Non-Resident $206.25 
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 902

Summer Day Camps: Printmaking, Painting n' More - Ages 9-12

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:30pm

Printmaking, Painting n' More - Ages 9-12
July 23-27,  9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
 
Get ready to be creative and explore a variety of artistic styles, materials, and techniques! Printmaking, painting, drawing, and mixed-media are just some of the mediums 
we will work with at this day camp.
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $165.00 / Non-Resident $206.25 
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 903

Summer Day Camps: Young Artists: Behind the Scenes - Ages 11-14

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:30pm

Young Artists: Behind the Scenes - Ages 11-14
July 30 - August 3,  9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
 
Calling all youth who love art! In this unique camp experience we will be fine-tuning our artistic skills in the studio using a variety of mediums, and will also be exploring the museum-world and how youth can make 
an impact in the arts!
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $165.00 / Non-Resident $206.25 
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

Nid: 904

Summer Day Camps: Fantastic Folk Art - Ages 6-9

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:30pm

Fantastic Folk Art - Ages 6-9
August 7-10,  9:00am-4:30pm (no before or after care available) at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
 
Please note this is a 4 day camp
 
This program will immerse campers in local and 
international folk culture! We will experiment with different folk-arts traditions, including craft, music, and dance to make exciting works of art and learn new skills.
 
Registration:
 
Orillia Resident $132.00 / Non-Resident $165
 
All registration is done online through the City of Orillia’s SUN registration system: 
 
 
 
For inquiries contact OMAH’s Community & Visitor Engagement Coordinator, Brianne Gascho, at 705-326-2159 ext. 104 or programs@orilliamuseum.org