Special Events

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Coloured Gems - A Stained Glass Tour of Toronto
Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 08:30 - 18:00

We will be continuing our tours of Toronto's stained glass gems from notable historic to contemporary creations led by Sarah Hall, RCA renowned stained glass artist. Learn about various stained glass techniques and about the exceptional artists who created these windows.

Friday, May 27, 2016 | 18:00 - 19:45

Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jun 24 2016 .
Friday, April 29, 2016 | 19:00 - 23:00
Friday, June 24, 2016 | 19:00 - 23:00

ROM Friday Night Live, Toronto's most unique social destination, will be back April 29 to celebrate #ROMInk. Join us for a night of drinks, food, and live music - all while dancing among our fossils and rubbing elbows with history.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10:30 - 13:00

Free. Included with Museum Admission.

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Mausoleum. Photo courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, June 5, 2016 | 14:00 - 15:30

In one of Toronto’s largest cemeteries, we will stroll through a beautiful landscape and enjoy the stories of people who were influential in the growth of Toronto during the Victorian era. We will explore symbols of that time on the monuments and mausoleums.

ROM Speaks
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00

Join internationally renowned scholar Joshua Mostow as he explores the roles of gender, sexuality and erotic art in Japanese culture, from the Edo period and beyond.

Hosoda Eisui (fl. 1790–1823), Wakashu with a Shoulder Drum. Sir Edmund Walker Collection
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00

Four hundred years ago in Japan, male youths, called wakashu, were the objects of sexual desire for women and men.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00

Join world traveller and leading anthropologist Dr. Lars Krutak, The Tattoo Hunter, as he shares his ongoing journey to understand how tattoos and other forms of body modification "make" the people who wear them.

ROM Speaks
Thursday, June 16, 2016 | 19:00 - 23:00

Presented in partnership with Northern Ink Xposure.  Global tattoo artists from bring their remarkable skills to the ROM!  Artists will create collaborative art in the midst of museum galleries, live music, and entertainment.  Exclusive after-hours acc

ROM Speaks
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00

How do we understand representations of sexuality, including same sex sexuality, across different historical and cultural moments without simply imposing contemporary norms?  This panel of leading academics will explore broader questions raised by The ROM's