Programs

Don’t just come to the ROM - experience your Museum!

Want more ROM? Go beyond artifacts and experience the ROM with special events and programming for those who want to know more. Each of the ROM’s Centres for Discovery focuses specifically on what interests you. Engage in discussions with academics and enthusiasts at a variety of symposia. Go behind the scenes and ask questions at Curator’s Corner, where ROM curators and researchers share their adventures from around the world. Fascinating ROM lectures by subject matter experts are sure to feed your curiosity about our planet – from nature and science to world cultures.

Mark your calendars and join us October 2014 for a new season of ROM Friday Night Live, where events after dark mix culture and nightlife to create a whole new, energized downtown Toronto experience.

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Lectures, Courses & Workshops, Special Events

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30

How does the art of a culture communicate their most coveted morals and customs?

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Sketch your way through the ROM's diverse collections! Accompanied by a trusty pencil, discover Chinese temple art, the dinosaurs, European art, the art of Canada's First Peoples, plus bird and animal subjects.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Succumb to the magic of fascinating and beautiful objects as we look in-depth at some of the ROM’s best-loved treasures. We’ll explore a different gallery each week and get the inside scoop on the artifacts and specimens--and the stories behind them.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

In 2014, we are still facing many issues concerning Indigenous people in Canada. What is the historical background to these complicated and challenging problems?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 10:00 - 12:00

Monthly free with admission lecture series featuring ROM experts in the fields of natural history, world cultures, the environment, anthropology and archaeology.

Road Ecology: A National Agenda for Canada - Conference November 27 & 28, 2014, Ottawa, Ontario
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 08:30 - 20:00

The Ontario Road Ecology Group and partners present Road Ecology: A National Agenda for Canada.

Dundurn Castle, Courtesy Wikipedia.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 08:00 - 18:00

We will visit the historical sites of Hamilton that will be dressed up for the season. Come see Dundurn Castle, Whitehearn Historic House, the Royal Botanical Gardens and many other places in all their splendor. Enjoy the magic of the season in Hamilton.

Trinity College Chapel, Angel figures, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members. This walk is now fully booked. No waiting list.

Join us as we view some of the artistic treasures of Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, December 7th to learn about Planet Madagascar

ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 16:00 - 17:30

Visitors with rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, or suspected meteorites can have them identified at these special id clinics, held six times a year. These clinics are free, however NO appraisals will be done.