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Orillia Museum of Art & History

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22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
705-326-2159
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September 2022

The Man Who Could Fly; The Girl Who Flies In Her Dreams By Sylvia Tesori, An Exhibition

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 14, 2023

Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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About the artist: The Man Who Could Fly; The Girl Who Flies in Her Dreams Sometimes I move with wings through the air.  Fascination with flight does not begin with me. My father, Robert Tesori was a pilot, an engineer, and a man of imagination. The love my father had for “metal birds” is replicated in my love for feathered ones. The series of paintings in this exhibition explores an inherited lineage from my father to me – from his…

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Conversations: 150th Anniversary of the Ontario Society of Artists

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 24, 2022

Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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ABOUT THIS EXHIBIT: MESSAGE FROM THE OSA CHAIR Breath. Heart. Spirit. is the theme of the Ontario Society of Artists 2022 anniversary year as we celebrate 150 years of artistic practice. In this members’ exhibition, Conversations, artists were invited to research the rich legacy of our members from 1872 onwards. They were asked to dialogue with artists of the past or contemporary members whose works spark resonance or difference in relation to their own practice. Artists were challenged to interrogate, transform, reformulate, and relate…

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October 2022

Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed was created in recognition of Group of Seven member, Franklin Carmichael, who was born in Orillia. Now in its 21st year, this juried exhibition calls on artists from across the country to submit work that reimagines the Canadian landscape through the artist’s chosen medium. While Carmichael believed in traditionalism and classical modes of artistic expression, he was very much invested in contemporary artistic styles having been inspired by his native Canadian surroundings. The…

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Spooky Strolls

October 29
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Fun for all ages! On Wednesday October 26, join us for a “Spooky Stroll” through downtown Orillia’s eerie past.  On this guided walking tour, we’ll embark on a journey through the Halloween-y happenings that have occurred right here in our own city. We’ll visit the locations of strange deaths, mysterious passageways, and occurrences that can’t be easily explained away.  And who knows? We may just be visited by some ghosts of Orillia past. Tours start at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm,…

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November 2022

Watercolour landscapes inspired by Franklin Carmichael’s Old Barns Miner’s Bay

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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To coincide with this year’s Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, please join your instructor, Anita Leeman for a beginners guide to watercolour painting inspired by Franklin Carmichael’s watercolour, Old Barns Miner’s Bay.  After learning about different techniques and colour mixing, participants will leave with their own watercolour landscape.  Light snacks and refreshments are included. ALL materials are supplied by the instructor PRICE $25 +HST Members / $30 +HST for General Reserve now.

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December 2022

Linoblock Holiday Cards inspired by Franklin Carmichael’s Hand-designed Christmas Cards

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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For this holiday inspired Midday-Make, please join printmaker Xavier Fernandes for a beginners guide to lino block printing. For inspiration, participants will get an up-close and personal viewing of Franklin Carmichael’s hand-designed Christmas cards from OMAH’s permanent collection. Participants will learn about different types of printmaking including lino block printing and leave with their own printed holiday card.  Light snacks and refreshments are included. ALL materials are supplied by the instructor PRICE $25 +HST Members / $30 +HST for General…

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Merry at the Museum

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Join us for an evening of Holiday cheer!  On Thursday December 8 from 5-7p.m., OMAH is open late to celebrate the festive season with you.  Drop by with your family, friends or loved ones for take home Holiday-themed crafts, hot drinks, a chance to see our gorgeous exhibitions up close, and more. Register now.

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January 2023

Eyeing Medusa: Amanta Scott Exhibition

January 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Amanta Scott is both a multidisciplinary artist and musician whose artistic practice encompasses interactive sculpture installation, painting, storytelling, music, performance and video. She has exhibited and performed in art galleries, museums, theatres, concert venues and festivals throughout Asia and North America including: National Gallery of Canada; Royal Ontario Museum; Singapore International Arts Festival; Edmonton Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Algoma and Art Gallery of Ontario. Her work is in collections across North America and Asia.  

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Burner Herzog: Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward Exhibition

January 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 15, 2023

Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Burner Herzog statement: “Near our home is an abandoned sawdust burner, the last one we have been told still standing in Ontario. This abandoned burner is a ‘vestigial’ implement that the logging industry would have used regularly to incinerate the sawdust made from processing cut trees. We’ve often worked toward illuminating the idea that industry and landscape are interlinked. These abandoned industrial structures have long been a major subject matter of our art making. We believe the natural world is…

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