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

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Franklin Expedition: Into the Deep
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 18:30 - 20:30

For one night only, take a deep dive into the mystery behind the ill-fated Franklin Expedition. A panel of experts discuss the discovery of HMS Erebus and begin to piece together one of Canada's most intriguing puzzles.

The Franklin Expedition: Into the Deep
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 18:30 - 20:30

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FREE. RSVP Required.

Stained glass displayed in the ROM European gallery, from left: Death of St Nicholas (16th century), Saint Catherine of Alexandria (14th century), Donor Panel (late 14th, early 15th century).
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

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

Members will view 700 years of stained glass history including the St. Nicholas and St. Catherine stained glass windows in the ROM's Samuel European Galleries, the Church of the Redeemer and the Lillian Massey Building.
 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Iguana image. Photo credit: Will Jenkins (UK)
Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 10:30 - 12:30

Free with Museum Admission.  RSVP Required.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Iguana image. Photo credit: Will Jenkins (UK)
Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 13:30 - 15:30

Free with Museum Admission.  RSVP Required.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Iguana image. Photo credit: Will Jenkins (UK)
Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 10:30 - 12:30

Free with Museum Admission.  RSVP Required.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Iguana image. Photo credit: Will Jenkins (UK)
Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 13:30 - 15:30

Free with Museum Admission.  RSVP Required.

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.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 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.

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).