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

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Sunday, June 14, 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.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC Members May 19.
TIckets on sale to Members May 21.
Tickets on sale to General Public May 23.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, June 16, 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, June 16, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC Members May 19.
TIckets on sale to Members May 21.
Tickets on sale to General Public May 23.

ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, June 17, 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.

 

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, June 19, 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!

Sarah Hall Art Glass Treasures of Toronto
Saturday, June 20, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00

Tour stained glass tombs and art glass treasures of Toronto with internationally recognized glass artist Sarah Hall, RCA.  See various techniques first hand and learn about the artists and artistry of Toronto’s stained glass heritage.

Toronto Waterfront.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 | 10:00 - 11:30

While strolling along Queens Quay, learn about the evolution of Toronto's waterfront from its industrial and commercial origins. This tour will explore the history as well as the recent, exciting revitalization of this area of the City.

Textile Fragment of Indian Cotton from ROM Collections.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | 19:00 - 20:00

2015 Annual Veronika Gervers Memorial Lecture

Free. RSVP Required.

Logo for ROM Friday Night Live. Presented by Ford
Friday, June 26, 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!