Special Events

Friday, August 29, 2014

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 | 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

In 2014, we are still facing many issues concerning Indigenous people in Canada. What is the historical background to these complicated and challenging problems?

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.

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.

Silver tea set by Robert Cruikshank
Monday, October 20, 2014 | 13:30 - 16:00

Paid Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited to 30 - 35 participants.

Join us for this special Canadian domestic silver ID clinic and hands-on workshop.  Begin with a short presentation followed by a hands-on workshop.

ase. Made by the Loetz Glassworks (Glassfabrik Johann Lötz Witwe, founded in 1836) Klostermühle, Bohemia Mouth-blown mottled pale yellow over clear glass overlaid with metallic oxides Designed about 1900.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

ROM Members only. Registration is required as space is limited.

Join Robert Little, ROM Curator, Mona Campbell Curator for European Decorative Arts, for this special tour of the exhibition Around 1914: Design in  a New Age.

Of Africa: Histories, Collections & Reflections
Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

ROM 100 SPEAKS

Binyavanga Wainaina, In Conversation
Kenyan author, publisher, advocate.