Programs

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Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, January 26, 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 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

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Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Tuesdays in December/January (except Dec. 24th and 31st, 7 sessions total) 
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!
 
Cost: 2 month block (9 sessions): Family Membership = $60 General = $75
      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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Tot Time

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Art is for everyone! Pre-schoolers and caregivers are invited for gallery tours and tot friendly art play. Engage your pre-schooler with art during an interactive tours of our art exhibits followed by some messy art play in the studio! Please, wear play clothes.
$5 per family or free with a family membership.
For children 3-5.
Dates: Thursday, January 30th
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Registration: Pre-registration required. You can sign up by contacting the museum at 705-326-2159 or by visiting the front desk at OMAH.
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 

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Still Life: Drawing From The Vault

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ages 16+
Refine your drawing skills and learn a bit about history while you’re at it in this Still Life Drawing course. Each week will feature a new artifact directly from OMAH’s Vault. This course will be taught by Tanya Cunnington. 
Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.
Dates: Thursdays, January 9th-January 30th (4 weeks)
Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $55 GENERAL = $65
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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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 Funday

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

Sunday, February 2nd, 1-4pm
Drop into the museum on Fibre Fun-day. 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 Fun day is suitable for all ages and experience. 
Cost: Free with regular admission
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

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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.

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Lunch and Learn: Back To Basics Watercolour Techniques

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

Join OMAH’s own Olivia Rozema, with one of our school Education programs. You won’t be graded, but there is a lot to learn for all ages! Participants will practice a variety of watercolour techniques, explore colour theory, and will observe the reactions between other mediums and watercolor paints.
 
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