Programs

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Wine & Paint Night With Tanya Cunnington

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Looking for a fun night out? Come to down to OMAH and make some art (and have a drink while you do it). Our artist instructor will gently guide you through the process of creating a masterpiece, even if you have never touched a paintbrush. Materials and two drinks are included in the class fee.
Experiment with colours and abstraction! Follow along step-by-step with the instructor or freestyle while you enjoy your wine!
Beginners welcome! Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Friday January 31st, 6:30pm- 9pm
Time: 6:30pm- 9pm
Cost: Members = $30 General = $40
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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Fibre Fun Day

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, February 2nd, 1-4pm
 
Drop into the museum on Fibre Funday. This is a celebration of fibre art featuring diverse vendors and demonstrations. From weavers to quilters to rope makers, come learn about the joys of fibre and needlecrafts. Try your hands at weaving and design your own quilt at our fun activity stations. Fibre Funday is suitable for all ages and experience. 
 
Admission is $5 or free for museum members.
 
 
Are you interesting in becoming a vendor?
We are looking for vendors to showcase their talents and artwork. To sell your work at Fibre Fun Day, the vendor fee is $50. 
We are also looking for volunteers to demonstrate fibre crafts for the event. Vendors who are also demonstrating their craft, receive a reduced table fee of $30.
 
For more inofrmation contact: Olivia Rozema at programs@orilliamuseum.org
 

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Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Every Sunday from 2-3 in January & February
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. 
 
January:  This month, try your hand at sculpting! Use clay, wire, and relief techniques to turn your 2D works of art into 3D sculptures! Learn various sculpting methods as you take the chance to work with these unique materials!
 
February:  Get inspired by the works of Van Gogh, Monet, and many others this February as we dive into painting! Use acrylic and watercolour paints to learn about value, colour, and the differences between art styles!
 
Join us for the Family Day Weekend Family Fun Drop in and Tour, Sunday February 16th, 3-3:30
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Every Sunday from 2-3 in January & February
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. 
 
January:  This month, try your hand at sculpting! Use clay, wire, and relief techniques to turn your 2D works of art into 3D sculptures! Learn various sculpting methods as you take the chance to work with these unique materials!
 
February:  Get inspired by the works of Van Gogh, Monet, and many others this February as we dive into painting! Use acrylic and watercolour paints to learn about value, colour, and the differences between art styles!
 
Join us for the Family Day Weekend Family Fun Drop in and Tour, Sunday February 16th, 3-3:30
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5

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Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Every Tuesday!
5:30pm-7pm
For Ages 7-13.
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!. Get ready to paint, draw, sculpt, and much more!
 
Drop-in for: Family Membership = $10 General= $15'
or purchase 8 sessions in advance and recieve a 15% discount!
 
Registration: Registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.

Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Every Tuesday!
5:30pm-7pm
For Ages 7-13.
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!. Get ready to paint, draw, sculpt, and much more!
 
Drop-in for: Family Membership = $10 General= $15'
or purchase 8 sessions in advance and recieve a 15% discount!
 
Registration: Registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.

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Steelies Art Club ( Session 3)

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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!. Get ready to paint, draw, sculpt, and much more! For Ages 7-13.
 
Dates: Tuesdays in February/March (except March 17, 8 sessions total) 
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Cost: 2 month block (7 sessions): Family Membership = $65 General = $80
Drop-in: Family Membership = $10 General= $15
 
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.

Steelies Art Club ( Session 3)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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!. Get ready to paint, draw, sculpt, and much more! For Ages 7-13.
 
Dates: Tuesdays in February/March (except March 17, 8 sessions total) 
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Cost: 2 month block (7 sessions): Family Membership = $65 General = $80
Drop-in: Family Membership = $10 General= $15
 
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.

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Lunch and Learn: Watercolour with Hilary Slater

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Hilary Slater is an artist who focuses on the wilderness of Ontario. Join Hilary in this lunch and learn all about watercolour painting! Participants will practice a variety of watercolour techniques,
 
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. Please specify if a vegetarian meal is required. Lunch is prepared off-site; we cannot guarantee this is a nut or gluten-free facility. 
 
Dates: Wednesday February 5th
Time: 12-2pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $20 GENERAL = $25
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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Pottery Workshop with Rock Paper Poison

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

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: Thursday February 6th
Time: 6-9pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $50 GENERAL = $60
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159