Programs

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Conserving Creativity - Art in Nature Workshops

Conserving Creativity

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History and The Couchiching Conservancy are proud to announce, Conserving Creativity, as part of 2017's Ontario150 celebrations in showcasing the legacy of our cultural landscape.

From May to October, art instructors and outdoor educators will welcome people of all ages to various sites to explore nature and create a small take-home art project!

All workshops are FREE and take place from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required as space is limited.  Register through EventBrite below

 

Sunday, May 28: Make and paint wooden birdhouses - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
     CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, June 24: Create an animal with clay - Carthew Bay, Oro-Medonte
     
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, July 22: Plein-air watercolour painting - Scout Valley, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, August 20: Paper art - East Coulson Swamp, Oro-Medonte
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, September 23: Pastel drawing - Alexander Hope Smith, Washago
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, October 22: Printmaking - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

 

Register and attend any two workshops to receive a ballot for a chance to win great prizes! 

Weather policy: Workshops will run rain or shine. Cancellations will be made the morning of the workshop in the case of extreme weather conditions. 

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Art: From to A to Z Summer Camp Ages 9-12

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 1, 2017 - 4:30pm

August 28 - September 1, 9am-4:30pm

Ages 9-12

Dive in to a week filled with a little bit of everything. Campers will have the chance to explore the world of art through a variety of mediums including print-making, painting, sculpting and more. Discover your own area of expertise while taking the opportunity to try something new. The possibilities are endless!

Registration:

Orillia Resident: $165

Non-Resident: $206.25

Registration available through City of Orillia Parks, Recreation & Culture, course code 7417

Be an Early Bird! Register for camps before May 5 at 4:30pm and get 5% off advertised price using the discount code campfun.

Questions can be directed to OMAH's Community & Visitor Engagement Co-ordinator, Lynsey Ormerod, at 705-326-2159 ext. 103 or programs@orilliamuseum.org

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6th Annual Bayne/Jenkins Croquet Tournament

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us on Saturday, September 16 from 12:30pm-4:30pm at Couchiching Park for an afternoon dapper and delightful sport! 

In memory of Bruce Bayne and Don Jenkins, this event is held in support of the Orillia Museum of Art & History with no previous experience required.

Gather a team and contact Ninette Gyorody at 705-326-2159 x 101 or by e-mail for your spot in this year's tournament. 

Entry fee: $45 per person

Rain date: Sunday, September 24

 

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Conserving Creativity: Plein Air at Wilkins Easement

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Saturday, September 16, 1-3pm

Location: Wilkins Easement, 3836 Line 8 North, Oro-Medonte Township

This events are FREE and no registration is required.

Hike along the trails and interacts with artists who will be creating art. Join plein-air painters Deb Grise, Cynthia Blair, Monica Ironside, and Juliana Hawke as well as photographer David Kennedy, as they are inspired by their surrounding landscape and available to answer any questions you have along the way.

This event is in partnership with the Couchiching Conservancy and has been made possible by a Ontario 150 Partnership Project Grant.

Weather policy: Rain date is Sunday, September 17

 

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Conserving Creativity - Art in Nature Workshops

Conserving Creativity

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History and The Couchiching Conservancy are proud to announce, Conserving Creativity, as part of 2017's Ontario150 celebrations in showcasing the legacy of our cultural landscape.

From May to October, art instructors and outdoor educators will welcome people of all ages to various sites to explore nature and create a small take-home art project!

All workshops are FREE and take place from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required as space is limited.  Register through EventBrite below

 

Sunday, May 28: Make and paint wooden birdhouses - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
     CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, June 24: Create an animal with clay - Carthew Bay, Oro-Medonte
     
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, July 22: Plein-air watercolour painting - Scout Valley, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, August 20: Paper art - East Coulson Swamp, Oro-Medonte
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, September 23: Pastel drawing - Alexander Hope Smith, Washago
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, October 22: Printmaking - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

 

Register and attend any two workshops to receive a ballot for a chance to win great prizes! 

Weather policy: Workshops will run rain or shine. Cancellations will be made the morning of the workshop in the case of extreme weather conditions. 

Nid: 794

Conserving Creativity - Art in Nature Workshops

Conserving Creativity

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History and The Couchiching Conservancy are proud to announce, Conserving Creativity, as part of 2017's Ontario150 celebrations in showcasing the legacy of our cultural landscape.

From May to October, art instructors and outdoor educators will welcome people of all ages to various sites to explore nature and create a small take-home art project!

All workshops are FREE and take place from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required as space is limited.  Register through EventBrite below

 

Sunday, May 28: Make and paint wooden birdhouses - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
     CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, June 24: Create an animal with clay - Carthew Bay, Oro-Medonte
     
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, July 22: Plein-air watercolour painting - Scout Valley, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, August 20: Paper art - East Coulson Swamp, Oro-Medonte
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Saturday, September 23: Pastel drawing - Alexander Hope Smith, Washago
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

Sunday, October 22: Printmaking - Grant’s Woods, Orillia
    
CLICK HERE to register for this workshop.

 

Register and attend any two workshops to receive a ballot for a chance to win great prizes! 

Weather policy: Workshops will run rain or shine. Cancellations will be made the morning of the workshop in the case of extreme weather conditions.