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 this Spring 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

Sunday, March 29, 2015

ROM Daytime (formerly Contexts)
Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Last May, two blue whales died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence ice pack and washed ashore on the doorstep of two small communities on the west coast of Newfoundland.  This talk will discuss how this tragic event was turned into a positive educational and research opportunity.

Friday, May 1, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

Friday, May 8, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

ROM excavations at Yazdigird's Seraglio in Iran revealed that the ruins were once something different than others thought.
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, A  Warlord's Stronghold: Mystery on the Silk Road opening February 2015.

Friday, May 15, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

Friday, May 22, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

Doug Purdon, Artist
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 09:00 - 16:00

Join us for an illustrated lecture by Doug Purdon, Toronto artist and lecturer. He presents regular workshops on art subjects at the University of Toronto. In the past 20 years, the art world has changed.

Friday, May 29, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

Friday, June 5, 2015 | 19:00

The city's most unique social destination returns for another season of eclectic eats, drinks, DJs, dancing, live music and unexpected experiences. We switch it up so every week is a different theme and brings new surprises!

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC Members March 30 to April 1.
Tickets on sale to Members April 1 to April 3.
Tickets on sale to General Public April 4.