Programs

Nid: 1262

*CANCELLED* Family Fun Drop-In

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Every Sunday from 2-3pm in April (except April 12th)
Stop by the Orillia Museum of Art & History for our popular Family Fun Drop In program! $5 per family or free with a family membership. 
Eco art:
This month is all about nature! Create beautiful and fun art in sustainable ways as you learn about the environment! Use clay, natural objects, and even plant your own flowers while you spend time with your family!
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 

Nid: 1264

* Cancelled* Crafter-noon: Easter Egg Painting

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Looking to experiment with art? Get your hands dirty with new techniques on Monday Crafter-noons. 
On this Crafter-noon try out Easter egg painting. We will explore traditional techniques and freestyle with our own designs! There's a time and a place for classic dyed eggs, and this Easter egg party isn't one of them. Rather than sticking to tried-and-true dyeing methods, we will experiment with our own designs!
Beginners welcome! Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Monday, April 6th  2-4pm
Time: 2pm- 4pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $10       GENERAL = $15
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

Nid: 1252

* Postponed* Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

It’s time to get your start in art!
Come to OMAH and get creative. Over 4 sessions, our Hilary Slater will gently guide you through the process of creating watercolour masterpieces, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. We will cover all the basics: materials, techniques and terminology. This is get a crash course in everything you need to know to launch into watercolour! 
All materials provided.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 24- April 14th (4 sessions) 
Time: 1-3:30pm 
Cost: MEMBERS = $80 NON-MEMBERS = $100
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

* Postponed* Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

It’s time to get your start in art!
Come to OMAH and get creative. Over 4 sessions, our Hilary Slater will gently guide you through the process of creating watercolour masterpieces, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. We will cover all the basics: materials, techniques and terminology. This is get a crash course in everything you need to know to launch into watercolour! 
All materials provided.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 24- April 14th (4 sessions) 
Time: 1-3:30pm 
Cost: MEMBERS = $80 NON-MEMBERS = $100
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

Nid: 1259

*CANCELLED* Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Every Tuesday from 5:30pm-7pm, for Ages 6-13.

Calling all kids who love art! Join us at OMAH for some art-making fun. At the Steelies Art Club we will learn new artistic techniques and skills taught by a practicing artist! Your kids can complete the planned art project or freestyle with our studio materials to develop their own projects! 

 

drop in for single session from $10 /members  or   $15/general

or sign up in advance for 8 sessions and receive at 15% discount!

 

*CANCELLED* Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Every Tuesday from 5:30pm-7pm, for Ages 6-13.

Calling all kids who love art! Join us at OMAH for some art-making fun. At the Steelies Art Club we will learn new artistic techniques and skills taught by a practicing artist! Your kids can complete the planned art project or freestyle with our studio materials to develop their own projects! 

 

drop in for single session from $10 /members  or   $15/general

or sign up in advance for 8 sessions and receive at 15% discount!

 

Nid: 1268

* Cancelled* Life Drawing with Kathryn Kaiser

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Age 16+
Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor, Kathryn Kaiser,  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.
Dates: Thursdays April 2nd - May 7th (6 weeks), 6-9pm
Time: 6:00-9:00
Cost: MEMBERS = $100 GENERAL = $125
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

* Cancelled* Life Drawing with Kathryn Kaiser

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Age 16+
Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor, Kathryn Kaiser,  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.
Dates: Thursdays April 2nd - May 7th (6 weeks), 6-9pm
Time: 6:00-9:00
Cost: MEMBERS = $100 GENERAL = $125
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

Nid: 1269

*CANCELLED* Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

**This course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte
Participants will work with Heather Kerslake at her studio to learn various clay techniques in order to build creative clay forms. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and add colour to your work.
There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at  www.kerslakepottery.com
 
Bio:
Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.
Materials to be supplied by student: apron, sketchbook, pencil, eraser 
8 students maximum
Dates: Wednesdays, April 15- May 20th (6 weeks), from 9:30-12:30
Time: 9:30-12:30
Cost: MEMBERS = $195 + HST NON-MEMBERS = $235 + HST
Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing (to be paid April 15th at studio)
 

Nid: 1265

*CANCELLED* Pottery Painting with Rock Paper Poison

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Bethany of Rock Paper Poison in this hands-on pottery workshop. In this program you will try your hand at decorating ceramic bowls with underglaze. Underglazes are used in pottery to paint designs and patterns that will show through the clear glaze covering them. 
Each participant will learn different underglaze techniques to decorate their very own bowl! At the end of the class Bethany will take the bowls to fire in a kiln and return the finished pieces to the museum for pick-up. No experience required.
Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Friday April 17th  1-4pm 
Time: 1-4pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $40 GENERAL = $50
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159