Lectures

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Philip Currie at John Ross Island Antarctica, 2014.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Join renowned Canadian palaeontologists Drs. Phil Currie and David Evans for an evening of dinosaurs!

Commemorative Stool - Ghana
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 10:00 - 15:00

Learn about the ROM’s rich African collections in natural history and world cultures and how to integrate these authentic primary sources into your teaching across the curriculum.

ROM Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 24, 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.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

In collaboration with the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival, join internationally featured artists as they perform at the ROM.

More information coming soon!
 

ROM Daytime (formerly Contexts)
Thursday, March 26, 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.  Speakers will share new discoveries, amazing artifacts and cutting edge science in a fascinating series of monthly lectures that are included with museum admission.

ROM Daytime (formerly Contexts)
Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

The earliest settlement documented in Toronto was 17th century Teiaiagon, located at the first portage stop on the Humber River, now overlaid by the Baby Point neighbourhood in Bloor West. But what of the 10,000 years of history that came before? The ROM’s artifacts from Toronto reveal tantalizing slices of this ancient story - the most mysterious featured in this presentation by the keeper of the collection.

Friday, March 27, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Using contemporary Western life as a point of departure, Douglas Coupland--along with a panel of astute observers of the challenges and conditions of our current world--contemplates the future and what it might hold.

ROM 100 Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:00

ROM 100 Speaks is a cutting edge series that offers adults an opportunity to participate in learning and discovery through memorable once in a lifetime lecture experiences.

ROM Daytime (formerly Contexts)
Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Last May, two blue whales died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence ice pack and washed ashore on the doorstep of two small communities on the west coast of Newfoundland.  This talk will discuss how this tragic event was turned into a positive educational and research opportunity.