Programs

Nid: 1199

STEMstudio: Marbled Paper

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ages: 6-12
Science is everywhere, even in the studio! Participants will experiment with colour mixing, and various chemical reactions and interactions and capture the colour patterns on paper!
STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  In STEMstudio, kids will participate in a hands-on STEM activity then apply what they learned to art. This combination of art and science encourages kids to think critically and exercise their creativity. 
For questions, contact Olivia Rozema: programs@orilliamuseum.org or call (705)326-2159 x 103
Dates: Saturday, February 8th, 2020 
Time: 1pm-3pm
Cost: MEMBERS = $5 GENERAL = $10
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: 1202

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

Family Fun Drop In

Sunday, February 16, 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

Nid: 1197

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.

Steelies Art Club ( Session 3)

Tuesday, February 18, 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.

Nid: 1209

Tot Time

Thursday, February 13, 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, February 13th
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
 

Nid: 1216

Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, February 13, 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 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, February 13th – March 19th (6 weeks) 
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 

Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, February 20, 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 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, February 13th – March 19th (6 weeks) 
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: 1201

Baby Art Crawl

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Art is for everyone! Babies, toddlers and caregivers are invited for gallery tours and baby friendly art play. Engage your baby with art during an interactive and sensory tour of our art exhibits followed by hands-on art making in the studio! Please, wear play clothes. $5 per family or free with a family membership. For children 0-3. Dates: Thursday, February 20th 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

Nid: 1217

Wine & Paint Night: Just for Teachers

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Looking for a fun night out? Come celebrate a new semester with us! 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 February 21st, 6:30pm- 9pm
Time: 6:30pm- 9pm
Cost: $30
Registration: Registration is required. Please call or come into OMAH to register for this course today! 705-326-2159