Kids Events

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Travel through the Museum’s diverse animal galleries, explore your own backyard, and peer at nature’s oddest critters.  You’ll gain a fresh perspective on the patterns and textures in nature and plenty of inspiration for your own artistic creations.

Armed only your wits, dice and imagination- prepare for Dungeons & Dragons!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Learn about legends, monsters, scrolls, and weapons from the actual cultures and artifacts upon which Dungeons & Dragons-style games are based. Use your imagination to bring it all to life while playing an on-going campaign in the ROM-inspired world of Elaran.

Slab of labradorite showing colour zoning, light grey background
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Dig into the natural world and ancient history and discover what buried treasures lie below us!

Past groups have made magnificent murals. What will we make this time?!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Build your portfolio as you find inspiration from the ROM’s diverse galleries. Learn the fundamentals of art techniques from drawing to printmaking and get comfortable with various media including pencil, pastel, and paint.

Image by Pedro Benardo!
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Why are zebras striped, snakes smooth, and male lions maned? There's so much to learn from and discover about the wonders of wildlife! Be inspired by the incredible selection of animals we have on display and get up close with rarely seen specimens from our zoology collections.

 	Burton & Isabelle Pipistrelle, (paper), Denise Dias and Tara Winterhalt, 2011
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Join us in an imaginary world where anything can happen! As a brave knight, a bold explorer or a clever trickster from the animal kingdom, you’ll step into the pages of much loved tales from around the world.

Michael Lee-Chin Crystal lit in vibrant colours to celebrate the Architectural Opening, June 2007
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Mar 07 2015 except Sat Feb 14 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday, March 7, 2015 | 09:00 - 12:00

Every object has a story. Now’s your chance to tell it! Stretch your imagination as you explore ROM galleries and tell the story of your museum.  Use storytelling, art and drama as you interact with the Museum's amazing collections and build your own adventures around them.

A Red Knot with an orange ID band on its leg is seen on a stony shore
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 29 2015 except Sat Jan 24 2015, Sat Mar 14 2015, Sat Mar 21 2015, Sat Apr 25 2015.
Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and learn more about the diversity of living things which make incredible journeys each year in search of food, shelter, mates and nesting grounds!

Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 13:00 - 16:00
A collage of tropical plants, animals, fungi and landscapes.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, Feruary 1st to learn about the Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC).