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The Orillia Museum of Art & History shop will delight and amaze with its carefully selected handcrafted items from local and Canadian artisans.

From books on art and Orillia history to glass, silver and pottery, the museum shop is an excellent choice for everything from Orillia and Lake Country souvenirs to wedding gifts.

Museum shop treasures include jewelry, bags, cards, glass, pottery and more!

OMAH’s friendly volunteers and staff will help you find everything you need during your visit. Remember that as well as receiving numerous other benefits, OMAH members receive 10% off every museum shop purchase.

Below is a list of the artisans we feature and photos of their works we offer in our shop. You may be able to purchase some of their works online as well.

Interested in joining our shop? Please email Stephanie Lamb at

Johnna Lee Dalrymple

Johnna Lee Dalrymple is BACK to the OMAH Shop for 2017 with two new collections!


“Signs of Life”

This collection of pendants are handmade using various recycled papers which are rolled and formed into different shapes.

The Five Universal Shapes in the “Signs of Life” are:

1.       The Circle – Wholeness

2.       The Equidistant Cross – Relationship

3.       The Spiral – Growth/Change

4.       The Triangle – Goals, Dreams, and Visions

5.       The Square – Stability

Jane Forest

With her cultural heritage and Home Economics degree, textile artist and Leaside ex-pat, Jane Forest, combines her love of music, art, literature and gardening to create distinctive snowmen, bunnies, collector mohair Teddy Bears and heirloom teddies from recycled fur coats.

The Paper Forest

Samantha Dewaele's illustration series focuses on animal and nature motifs. Whimsical illustrations are brought to life through clean, strong lines and simple shapes and colours. She seeks to tell a story behind each illustration.

She hand carves unique lino stamps and transfer printing ink with a roller onto a heavy art paper. Each print is handmade with extreme care.

Write-Up from The Paper Shop Etsy page.

Find The Paper Shop on Instagram: @thepaperforestshop

Greg James Thomson


Greg James Thomson is a Canadian photographer who posseses a unique style and flair, specializing in landscapes. His aim as a photographic artist is to capture images that reflect the elements of nature and encouage people to explore and preserve the beautiful world around us. He believes that every picture should not only tell a story, but also have a story.

Patti Agapi

Patti Agapi

Patti Agapi is an Orillia based mixed media artist. She creates deeply textured mixed media and collage paintings and art pendants. Each art pendant is a miniature work of art. Her work is eclectic and thought-provoking. Patti operates Studio 204 in downtown Orillia where she works on her art, offers workshops and organizes art events and exhibitions. 

Find Patti on Instagram: @madwithrapture / @madwithrapturestudio

J Lim Jewellery

Jungsun Lim began her career in Seoul, Korea as a fashion designer at Samsung Corporation. In her five years there, she designed men’s clothing for French brands such as Yves Saint-Laurent and Faconnable before moving onto graphic design. After two decades she began designing her stunning jewellery, and even took classes at Georgian College after moving to Canada.

Atelier Hair Jewellery

Atelier Jewellery

Atelier Hair Jewellery is inspired by a love of art and ancient treasure and includes bridal, seasonal themed and custom hair pin designs with quality fair trade African glass beads, swarovski crystals and pearls.

Janice Craigie grew up in South Africa and has been living in Canada for the past 18 years. All of her beautiful designs are infused with the spirit and colors of where she has traveled and lived across the globe, from the boldness of an African sunset to the fall extravaganza in Muskoka.

Susan Noble

Gin in a Jar (yes, you read that correctly) creator, Susan Noble, has a background in chemistry and a great interest in herbs and spices as well as gin! She uses her skills and knowledge to create unique botanical mixtures. These she packages her gin-making kits that allow anyone to transform vodka into flavourful gin mixtures. Pick up yours at OMAH!