Programs

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Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, March 24, 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 

Art 101: Intro to Watercolour

Tuesday, March 31, 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 

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Steelies Art Club

Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 31, 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, March 24, 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, March 31, 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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Wine & Art Night with Barb Simmons

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Looking for a fun night out? Come down to OMAH and make some art (and have a drink while you do it). Our Barb Simmons will gently guide you through the process of creating a pastel masterpiece, even if you have never touched an oil pastel. Materials and two drinks are included in the class fee. Follow along step-by-step with the instructor or freestyle while you enjoy your wine!
Beginners welcome! Space is limited, please register early.
Dates: Wednesday March 25th 6:30-9:00
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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The Speakeasy

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Join the Roaring 2020's!

This fundraiser will feature food, music, and activities inspired by the 1920's. 

Immerse yourself in a multi floor experience that will transport you to another century. Themed musicians will be playing in each area, including The Big Butter and The Egg Men. Explore the past with an exclusive pop up exhibition about Orillia in the 1920’s. We will be joined by local food purveyors and specialty drinks will be served. There will also be a photo booth so be sure to dress snazzy and jazzy for the occasion. Fund raised will go towards OMAH's programming for children and youth. 
 
OMAH offers educational and community programming for children and youth ages 0-18. We provide a safe, fun environment to explore, explain and guide through practical experience. We proudly deliver integrated visual-art and history programs to schools in the Simcoe, Durham, York Region and Trillium Lakelands district school boards. We serve over 1,600 students annually through the delivery of 10 educational programs. We serve over 600 children and youth annually through the delivery of our community programs. Our community programs include Baby Art Crawl, Steelies Art Club, Family Fun, day camps, and an annual high school art exhibition.
 
Tickets are $50 for general and $75 for VIP.
 
VIP ticket holders will receive a password to enter the jail cells for a unique experience.  There are only 40 VIP tickets, so you better act fast to buy your tickets! 

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Storytelling Orillia: Side by Each

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This storytelling event is free to attend and all are welcome.

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Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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. 
March:  Abstract Art
From cubism to pop art, we’ll try it all, this month is all about experimentation! Forget realism and take a shot at abstract art with artists like Picasso, Alexander Calder, and Andy Warhol!
 
Cost per family: Family Membership = Free General = $5