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July 2019

DANGEROUS DAMES: STORIES OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN STANDING UP AND SPEAKING OUT

July 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Superheroes exist all around us, disguised as mothers, daughters and friends. Dangerous Dames is a Storytelling event featuring stories told by empowered women who are working to advocate for themselves and the environment. These women have issued a “call to action”. They are real-life superheroes, speaking-out to break barriers, beat the odds and blaze new trails to make a positive impact in other people’s lives. Confirmed Storytellers: Sherry Lawson: Opening remarks by Sherry Lawson. Sherry is a member of Mnjikaning…

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August 2019

PATTI AGAPI: ECHO

August 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Lee Contemporary Art, 5 Peter St., South (upper level)
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A8 Canada
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Please join local artist Patti Agapi to celebrate her first solo exhibition with Lee Contemporary Art. Patti will be exhibiting new paintings that explore colour and abstracted form. Her exhibition runs from August 8-31. The opening reception is Saturday August 10 from 1-3 pm. All are welcome!

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COLDWATER STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL

August 9, 2019 - August 10, 2019
The Coldwater Mill, 1 Mill St,
Coldwater, Ontario L0K 1E0 Canada
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2019 Coldwater Steampunk Festival website updates coming soon!  Theme:  Diversity:  Look to your own family histories for inspiration! 100+ Artisans in 3 Locations with Free Shuttle & Parking: Canadiana Museum, Coldwater Mill, Downtown, Main Street. Join us for an Inter-Arts Festival: Community Art Projects, Exhibits, Motus O Dance Theatre, Live Music on 3 Stages. Pop up Magic Shows, Re-Enactments, Medieval  Swordplay Canada, Heritage Performer, Storytelling, Native Drumming, Animal Shows featuring the Wye Marsh Birds of Prey, Mental Floss Sideshow & their…

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2ND ANNUAL HERITAGE CRAFT FESTIVAL

August 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum, 1474 Woodrow Rd.
Coldwater, Ontario L0K1E0 Canada
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Heritage Day 1 - 2ND ANNUAL HERITAGE CRAFT FESTIVAL

Vintage Hats theme – bring or wear one! Bring a lawn chair and personal fibre craft project to work on. Socialize and share with other crafters. Enjoy refreshments; lunch with dessert available $20 pp. Special displays, free lucky draws and silent auction. Tickets available at The Purple Sock in Coldwater or at the museum.

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September 2019

WINE & PAINT NIGHT WITH TANYA CUNNINGTON

September 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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Friday September 27, 2019 6:30-9pm 19+ Looking for a fun night out? 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. Explore colour and paint and expressive landscape; visit the principles of perspective, colour, and design. Follow along step-by-step with…

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DRAWING ATTENTION

September 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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En Plein Air - DRAWING ATTENTION

Sunday September 29th, 2019 9:30am- 3:30pm A plein air artwork is one that was made outside, on location, from real life.  En plein air literally means “in the open air.”  The concept is simple: you work from life to capture the immediate light and color. This often means painting quickly, because the light changes drastically within two hours. Join Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward of Project Voyager, on this full-day En Plein Air experience. As a group you'll enjoy the…

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October 2019

2019 IMAGES STUDIO TOUR

October 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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This artist-run, juried event is one of Ontario’s finest and longest running studio tours. Over thirty outstanding artists and crafts people will exhibit their work over the 4 days at 18 different studios. Discover exceptional art and enjoy the beautiful fall colours of Simcoe County. You will meet painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, wood turners, jewellery and assorted mixed media – a wide selection with something for everyone. This self-guided tour roams from Moonstone through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along…

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COLDWATER WITCHES WALK 2019

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coldwater Village Coldwater, Ontario Canada + Google Map
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WITCHES WALK – A SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!!!! Witches Walk is almost upon us and we are anticipating a great evening of hauntings, treasure hunts, entertainment and more! Travel up and down the main street of Coldwater and see what this Village has to offer. The street will be closed to vehicle traffic but open to all Witches! Most stores and businesses are open and are offering a treat, a trick or a great sale. Compete in the costume competition, shop for…

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November 2019

IT’S REVELING FUNDRAISER EXHBITION

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lee Contemporary Art, 5 Peter St., South (upper level)
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5A8 Canada
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"It's Revealing" Fundraiser Exhibition will be on display from November 10th-30th at Lee Contemporary Art, located at 5 Peter Street South. This fundraiser, is a partnership Between OMAH and Lee Contemporary Art. It features work created by the Thursday evening life-drawing group at the Orillia Museum of Art & History. The exhibition closes Saturday November 30. Please come support your local art community by bidding. Open hours for the exhibition are Saturdays 10am-4pm and Sundays 1-4pm from November 10th to…

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December 2019

FAMILY FUN DROP IN

December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 1, 2019

Orillia Museum of Art & History, 22 Peter Street South
Orillia, Ontario L3V 7A3 Canada
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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…

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