Family Programs

Discovery Corners: South Asian Heritage Day

Discovery Corners: Start May 10, 2014. Themed days to enhance the visitor experience!

From the beautiful and rare big cats, to the birthplace of the domestic chicken, South Asia has a diverse range of animals. Join ROM Educator Andrew Watts and a varied selection of hands-on specimens from our collections and learn about the extraordinary animals of South Asia!

Take a look at the other amazing programs running today for South Asian Heritage Weekend HERE!

Included with Museum Admission. Activities 11 am - 3 pm

Special Guests!
Meet long time ROM Educator Andrew Watts and get up close with specimens from our South Asian animals collections. Takes place in Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery on Level 3.

  • Andrew Watts has over 10 years of experience as a professional educator at the ROM (and elsewhere Peel School Board, George Brown College). His formative years spent volunteering and working at the ROM encouraged him to complete his history degree and masters in education. He currently works as a Museum Teacher and Communications Professor where he passionately combines both skills to engage others and critically reflect about museum galleries, artefacts and the world today.

Family Activities!
Pop Up Animal Scenes (Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery, Level 3)
Be inspired by the animals of South Asia and create you own 3D pop up art scene!

Early Learners Lounge (Classroom 3, Level 1)
The Early Learners Lounge is an under 5 family lounge that provides a quiet space for families to rest, nurse, change diapers and play!
Take a look at the many other amazing programs running today for South Asian Heritage Day HERE!

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