Programs

Don’t just come to the ROM - experience your Museum!

Want more ROM? Go beyond artifacts and experience the ROM with special events and programming for those who want to know more. Each of the ROM’s Centres for Discovery focuses specifically on what interests you. Engage in discussions with academics and enthusiasts at a variety of symposia. Go behind the scenes and ask questions at Curator’s Corner, where ROM curators and researchers share their adventures from around the world. Fascinating ROM lectures by subject matter experts are sure to feed your curiosity about our planet – from nature and science to world cultures.

Mark your calendars and join us October 2014 for a new season of ROM Friday Night Live, where events after dark mix culture and nightlife to create a whole new, energized downtown Toronto experience.

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Lectures, Courses & Workshops, Special Events

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, Feruary 1st to learn about the Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC).

The Coming of Christ. Bloor Street United Church (Huron Street).
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members.
Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

Visit the Gothic Revival Bloor Street United Church and view mid-20th century stained glass by Celtic Studio, focusing on the Great South Window.

 

ROM 100 Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, February 24, 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.

Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, March 1st to learn about Evergreen, an organization whos mission is to inspire action to green cities.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

Exclusively for ROM Members.  Registration required as space is limited. No waiting list.

Join Dr. Silvia Forni for an exclusive Member presentation of the exhibition, Of Africa: Maps, Borders and Mobility in Africa.

Repeats every day until Sun Mar 15 2015 .
Saturday, March 14, 2015 | 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday, March 15, 2015 | 10:00 - 17:30

Examine the role museums play in our ever changing cultural landscape and their position in the future.

Trinity College Chapel, Angel figures, 1887, McCausland.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting list.

Join us as we view some of the artistic treasures of Trinity College, University of Toronto.

 

People in hard hats gather around to examine a small core sample from a tree, with a forest in the background
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, April 5th to learn about Forests Ontario, an organization dedicated to the renewal and stewardship of Ontario's forests.

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario.  Photo courtesy of the Aga Khan Museum.
Monday, April 13, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00
Immerse yourself in the East by joining our tour, whose highpoint will be the amazing new Aga Khan Museum with its many treasures.  We will be guided throughout our day, by Gayle Gibson, a highly respected ROM educator and speaker .
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

Exclusively for ROM Members.  Registration is required as space is limited.  No waiting list.

Dr. Keall will share highlights of the ROM's expedition at Qal’eh-i Yazdigird and sets the site in the context of the Silk Roads network of land routes and shipping lanes. The caravan cities of Palmyra and Dura Europos in Syria are featured in the new display, Ancient Stronghold of an Iranian Warlord.