Lectures, Courses & Workshops, Special Events

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, May 8, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

ROM excavations at Yazdigird's Seraglio in Iran revealed that the ruins were once something different than others thought.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

Event is now full

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

Dr. Keall will share highlights of the ROM's expedition at Qal’eh-i Yazdigird and sets the site in the context of the Silk Roads network of land routes and shipping lanes. The caravan cities of Palmyra and Dura Europos in Syria are featured in the new display, A  Warlord's Stronghold: Mystery on the Silk Road on display now in the Wirth Gallery of the Middle East.

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, May 15, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Join award winning author and host of Discovery Science’s Meteorite Men Geoff Notkin for a special appearance at the ROM.

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, May 22, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

A Family Affair
Sunday, May 24, 2015 | 10:30 - 15:30

Join us for an in depth examination of what it means to be human. From early human ancestors to modern day blended families, explore 3.2 million years of social relationships. This course will include hands-on experiences with authentic ancient artifacts, and access to various ROM galleries.

Doug Purdon, Artist
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00

Join us for an illustrated lecture by Doug Purdon, Toronto artist and lecturer. He presents regular workshops on art subjects at the University of Toronto. In the past 20 years, the art world has changed.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 19:30 - 21:30

The ROM welcomes two world-reknowned artists, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew and Anusha Yadav, creator of the

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

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

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, May 29, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!