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 Fall 2015  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

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Black and white image of three women
Repeats every month on the 1 of July, August, September, October until Fri Oct 16 2015 .
Saturday, August 1, 2015 | 15:00 - 16:00
Thursday, October 1, 2015 | 15:00 - 16:00

We have launched a community archive project, The Family Camera, which will collect and preserve family photographs and their stories in the ROM’s collection.

St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto. Photo Courtesy Paul Vaculik.
Sunday, October 4, 2015 | 14:00 - 15:30

Join us and discover on this special walk new perspectives on the Town of York later to become the City of Toronto through the stories of the people who lived, worked and built the town.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Explore the world of some of Europe's most legendary jewellers with a special screening of Masters of Dreams: The French and Swiss Jewelllers.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

This summer, the ROM welcomes the opening of the greatly anticipated special exhibition Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Join us for an extraordinary performance of traditional Italian music inspired by the land of Pompeii. La Scala trained tenor Francesco Pellegrino, accompanied by a host of traditional Italian instrumentalists.

ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 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.

 

Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 16:00 - 20:00

The American Council for Southern Asian Art (ACSAA) will hold its 17th biennial meeting at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, on October 15-17th, 2015.

Wood carving detail
Friday, October 16, 2015 | 08:00 - 17:00

The American Council for Southern Asian Art (ACSAA) will hold its 17th biennial meeting at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, on October 15-17th, 2015.

Wood carving detail
Saturday, October 17, 2015 | 08:30 - 16:00

The American Council for Southern Asian Art (ACSAA) will hold its 17th biennial meeting at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, on October 15-17th, 2015.

Dining in ancient Pompeii
Sunday, October 18, 2015 | 10:30 - 15:30

Rome built an almost unrivalled empire, but no human force could resist the power of a fiery volcano. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried several Roman towns, left behind were stunning remains that archaeologists continue to bring to life.