Special Events

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

"All Aboard". Take a trip to the past in Dufferin County aboard a historic Steam train.
Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 08:30 - 17:00

"All Aboard" and take a trip to the past in beautiful Dufferin County.     

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, October 15, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members.  Registration is required as space is limited.

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.

ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, October 15, 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.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30

The exponential explosion of scientific discoveries in the last century has irrevocably changed the way we understand and live in our world today. Unimaginable a few centuries ago, the consequence of our quest for knowledge is still unfolding today.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 10:30 - 12:30

How does the art of a culture communicate their most coveted morals and customs?

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Sketch your way through the ROM's diverse collections! Accompanied by a trusty pencil, discover Chinese temple art, the dinosaurs, European art, the art of Canada's First Peoples, plus bird and animal subjects.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

This isn’t the science you learned in school (even if it is, it's guaranteed to be much more fun)!

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday 6 times .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Keep the spirit of World Pride alive with this tantalizing course which explores same-sex desire in the past. In an often oppressive world, and one before Grindr and chat-up apps, how did hookups happen? Sexy poetry, painted pottery and lovingly prepared burials suggest intimate stories.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Examine the traditional methods of constructing clothing in 6 fun-filled sessions! Engaging lectures, highlighted by gallery visits and artifacts, examine the evolution of straight cutting, draping, made to shape and tailoring, seen through historical, cultural and fashion lenses.

Learn in the most inspirational classroom in Toronto - the ROM!
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Nov 23 2014 .
Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:30

Succumb to the magic of fascinating and beautiful objects as we look in-depth at some of the ROM’s best-loved treasures. We’ll explore a different gallery each week and get the inside scoop on the artifacts and specimens--and the stories behind them.