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

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Kid Capri
Sunday, February 22, 2015 | 14:00 - 17:00

Free.  RSVP Required.

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.

ROM 100 Speaks
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Sold Out
Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.

Design & Printing Workshop with Reception

© Javier Aznar González de Rueda (Spain) Night stalker
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 12:30 - 13:00

Visual communication takes many forms: photographs, videos, visual art and design. When the subject matter is about nature, these visual cue become a window into the wild and an inspiration for conservation.

Children making imprints of leaves in clay.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

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

Philip Currie at John Ross Island Antarctica, 2014.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Join renowned Canadian palaeontologists Drs. Phil Currie and David Evans for an evening of dinosaurs!

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.

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.


Campbell House, Toronto
Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00

Join us on a tour of historic houses in downtown Toronto.  Our tour will include a visit to the historic Campbell House, Mackenzie House, and Osgoode Hall. Lunch will be at the Law Society of Upper Canada dining hall.

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.