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

Monday, January 26, 2015

Réal (Ray) Tanguay, Chairman - Toyota in Canada
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 11:30 - 14:15
Canada and Japan: A Synergy Success Story

"Respect" and "Continuous Improvement" are the foundations of Toyota's production system and are instrumental in a new global vision aimed at providing a common focus for every Toyota employee. Ray Tanguay, Chairman of Toyota Canada Inc. will discuss these and share his observations on the blending of Canadian and Japanese cultures which has given Canadians a tremendous competitive advantage.

Giorgio Damiani checking a beautiful diamond.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Registration Windows:
Tickets available to ROM RPC/YPC Members: December 22 - 28
Tickets available to ROM Members: December 29 - January 4
Tickets available to General Public: January 5, 2015


ROM Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

A unique and provocative series, only at the Royal Ontario Museum. Attend post event receptions, meet like-minded individuals and engage in though provoking discussion.

ROM Daytime (formerly known as Contexts)
Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 10:00 - 13:00

A contemporary account of the emerging genre of conservation photography is explored through the voices and imagery of some of the best environmental communicators working today. 

ROM Daytime (formerly known as Contexts)
Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Come to the ROM to hear experts in the fields of natural history, world cultures, the environment, anthropology and archaeology. Lecturers will share new discoveries, amazing artifacts and cutting edge science in a fascinating series of monthly lectures that are included with museum admission.

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, Feruary 1st to learn about the Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC).

Chef Pierre Thiam
Friday, February 6, 2015 | 18:00 - 21:00

Urban Contemporary African Diasporic Cuisine

ROM Friday Night Live - Toronto's unique evening out
Friday, February 6, 2015 | 19:00

Toronto's most unique social destination: with eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences, every event brings new surprises!

The Coming of Christ. Bloor Street United Church (Huron Street).
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members.
Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

Visit the Gothic Revival Bloor Street United Church and view mid-20th century stained glass by Celtic Studio, focusing on the Great South Window.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Saturday, February 14, 2015 | 11:00 - 11:45

Free with Museum admission. No registration required. Please drop in.