Special Events

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 16:00 - 17:30

Visitors with rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, or suspected meteorites can have them identified at these special id clinics, held six times a year. These clinics are free, however NO appraisals will be done.

Building in Cabbagetown South Neighbourhood.
Sunday, August 31, 2014 | 14:00 - 15:30

From the Irish of the 18th century to the global citizens of the 21st, Cabbagetown has been a home to immigrants. Tour includes Victorian workers’ cottages, Trinity Medical School, Spruce Court Co-op in Cabbagetown and the high-rise, arts and aquatic centre of the revitalized Regent Park. Included in the walk is a tea and tour at the Paint Box Bistro.

Royal Conservatory Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 09:00 - 17:00

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

View of buildings at the Distillery District
Saturday, September 13, 2014 | 14:00 - 15:30

CANCELLED

Tour the Distillery District and learn about the variety of commercial, industrial and residential structures built immediately outside the boundaries of the historic town of York.

Passenger Pigeons mount, Ectopistes migratorius, collected 1878
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting lists. ROM Members only. Free.

Please join Mark Peck as he discusses the building of the "Passenger Pigeon Intervention", looks at Species at Risk and deliberates over the role Museum's now play in protecting bird populations.

 

Detail from Tiraz fragment with felicitous inscriptions, Linen; silk; tabby, Egypt 1134-1166 CE, ROM 961.107.3 Michel E. Abemayor Collection
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

The concept of Paradise figures prominently in the sacred book of Islam, the Koran. Certain rituals developed to ensure that the deceased would achieve this goal.

Fragment of fine linen tabby with silk and gold tapestry decoration, perhaps the end of a turban cloth. Made in Egypt in the Fatimid period, 12th century.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

Coinciding with the opening of our newest exhibition, Cairo Under Wraps: Early Islamic Textiles, join experts for a series of informative and engaging lectur

Friday, September 19, 2014 | 17:00 - 18:00

Patricia Harris shares 55 years of volunteering at the Royal Ontario Museum.  The Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume opened at the ROM in 2008.

 

 

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10:00 - 11:30

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

SOLD OUT

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.