Programs

Nid: 1146

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Sundays in November & December 1st
2-3 pm 
 
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. 
 
This November have a go at the timeless art of printmaking! Create a collograph, try out monotyping, and use fallen leaves and other natural materials to make your very own autumnal prints!
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 
 
Santa Claus Parade Family Fun Drop-In & Tour
 
Stop by the Orillia Museum of Art & History for our popular Family Fun Drop In program! 
 
Join us from 2-3 for a special holiday themed art activity. The art activity will be followed by a tour of the museum.
 
 
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 
 

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Sundays in November & December 1st
2-3 pm 
 
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. 
 
This November have a go at the timeless art of printmaking! Create a collograph, try out monotyping, and use fallen leaves and other natural materials to make your very own autumnal prints!
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 
 
Santa Claus Parade Family Fun Drop-In & Tour
 
Stop by the Orillia Museum of Art & History for our popular Family Fun Drop In program! 
 
Join us from 2-3 for a special holiday themed art activity. The art activity will be followed by a tour of the museum.
 
 
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5
 
 

Nid: 1147

Letting Loose on Canvas with Murray Van Halem

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Tuesdays from Oct 29th-Nov 19th 2019 (4 sessions total)
1-4 pm
 
Beginners welcome!
Join Murray van Halem and let loose on canvas! In this hands-on workshop series Murray will teach you about how to loosen up while landscape painting. This course will review and utilize a variety of painting elements including principles of perspective, design, colour theory, and colour mixing. Working from reference photos (participants and/or instructor provided), you will create a number of landscape paintings.
Murray will share techniques which he has acquired through his 45 year career as a visual artist. By the end of this program, participants will have completed a series of paintings to take home.
Participants are required to bring their own painting supplies. Material list will be provided upon registration.
 
Cost: Members: 120 +HST General:  $150 +HST 
 
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

Letting Loose on Canvas with Murray Van Halem

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Tuesdays from Oct 29th-Nov 19th 2019 (4 sessions total)
1-4 pm
 
Beginners welcome!
Join Murray van Halem and let loose on canvas! In this hands-on workshop series Murray will teach you about how to loosen up while landscape painting. This course will review and utilize a variety of painting elements including principles of perspective, design, colour theory, and colour mixing. Working from reference photos (participants and/or instructor provided), you will create a number of landscape paintings.
Murray will share techniques which he has acquired through his 45 year career as a visual artist. By the end of this program, participants will have completed a series of paintings to take home.
Participants are required to bring their own painting supplies. Material list will be provided upon registration.
 
Cost: Members: 120 +HST General:  $150 +HST 
 
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 

Nid: 1111

Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Dates: Tuesdays in October/November

October 1st-November 26th, 9 sessions total 

5:30pm-7pm

 

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 7-12.
 

Cost:

2 month block (9 sessions):

MEMBERS = $80

NON-MEMBERS = $95

Drop-in:

MEMBERS = $10

NON-MEMBERS = $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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Dates: Tuesdays in October/November

October 1st-November 26th, 9 sessions total 

5:30pm-7pm

 

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 7-12.
 

Cost:

2 month block (9 sessions):

MEMBERS = $80

NON-MEMBERS = $95

Drop-in:

MEMBERS = $10

NON-MEMBERS = $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.

 

 

Nid: 1150

Life Drawing

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Thursdays, November 7th – December 12th (6weeks)
6:30-9:30  
Age 16+
 
Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor 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.
 
Cost: MEMBERS = $100 NON-MEMBERS = $125
 
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159 
 

Nid: 1105

OMAH Tour

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Orillia Museum of Art & History has volunteer lead tours every Friday. The tours alternate every week between Tours of The Historic Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building and Gallery Tours.
 

please call ahead 705-326-2159 or email programs@orlliamuseum.org to find out which tour will happen that week! Tours are $5 a person or free with a membership. To learn more about OMAH's membership options, please click here https://www.orilliamuseum.org/support/membership.

Nid: 1148

Wine and Grinch Tree Centerpiece Making

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Friday November 15th, 2019
7-9pm 
 
Looking for a fun night out? Come to down to OMAH and make a holiday centerpiece with fresh greenery to take home (and have a drink while you do it). Our instructor will gently guide you through the process of creating festive holiday décor inspired by the Grinch and Mount Crumpit. Materials and two drinks are included in the class fee.
 
Kayla is the owner of Thistle and Birch Floral Studio, located in Barrie Ontario. She is a certified Floral Designer and has been designing for 10+years. A true Caribbean girl, Kayla loves everything floral and so when she's not in the midst of wedding season she's teaching floral workshops. Her goal is to always bring enthusiasm and passion to every situation...and to share her love of flowers.
 
 
Cost: MEMBERS = $60 GENERAL = $70
 
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today!
705-326-2159
 

Nid: 1122

*FULL* Hand building with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday’s from Oct. 19th - Nov.23rd , 2019 (6 weeks)

1pm-4pm

**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

Cost:

MEMBERS = $195 + HST

NON-MEMBERS = $235 + HST

Material Fee: $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing (to be paid October 19 at studio)