RPC events are designed to give you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the ROM's curators, collections, galleries and exhibitions.

Upcoming Events

Museum Magic Makers
Saturday, September 26, 2015
RPC Members are invited to join us for an exclusive conversation with our newest Managing Directors: Marianne Mader of ROM Earth & Space and Fossils & Evolution; Sascha Priewe of ROM Ancient Cultures, World Art & Culture, Textiles & Fashions; and Sadia Zaman of ROM Canada. These world experts bring the ROM’s Centres of Discovery to life in fun and surprising ways, engaging the public in our world-class collections, programs and exhibitions.

Patrons Fact or Fiction
Monday, November 2, 2015
Save the date for what is sure to be the highlight of your fall. For the first time ever, enjoy a Patrons-only Fact or Fiction event featuring your favourite ROM guessing games and your chance to win a grand prize!

Help us grow RPC and YPC by promoting this event to your social and professional networks. You must join to attend! For details, contact Jessica Hall-Cummings at or 416.586.8003. 

Wine Sponsor

RPC Preview: Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Save the date for an exclusive pop-in preview before this much-loved exhibition opens to the general public.

ROM Family Holiday Gathering
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Bring your family and friends for a holiday celebration with crafts, treats and a visit from Santa.

Past Events

RPC Corporate Appreciation Day
Saturday, August 22, 2015
In appreciation of their support, RPC Corporate Members at the Companion ($3,000+) level and above have the additional benefit of Corporate Appreciation Day. On this day families from these companies enjoy complimentary access to the ROM.

Patrons Preview of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Be among the first to see this Canadian premiere, which tells the dramatic story of an ancient civilization frozen in time.

An Evening at the Aga Khan Museum
Thursday, May 21, 2015
RPC Members are invited to an exclusive after-hours opportunity to explore Toronto's newest museum. Offering visitors a window into worlds perhaps unknown or unfamiliar, the Aga Khan Museum showcases the artistic, intellectual and scientific heritage of Islamic civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China.

Chairs' Reception
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Chairs’ Reception celebrates philanthropy at the Royal Ontario Museum, thanking and recognizing donors, patrons, sponsors and volunteers whose generous support has made the ROM one of the world’s great museums.

RPC Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Always a favourite, mark your calendar for this exclusive opportunity to go behind the scenes in the ROM vaults for an in-depth tour with one of our fascinating ROM experts.

Patrons Preview: Douglas Coupland’s everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
RPC and YPC Members are invited to an exclusive preview of Douglas Coupland’s new art exhibition at the ROM. This event will feature a discussion with the artist and curator Daina Augaitis.

ROM Family Holiday Gathering
Sunday, December 7, 2014
RPC Members are invited to bring family and friends to the Museum for a holiday celebration with crafts, treats, and a visit from Santa.

Patrons Breakfast
Saturday, November 22, 2014
RPC and YPC Members are invited to a special Saturday morning breakfast and digital photography seminar in advance of the Members' Preview of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

RPC 30th Anniversary Exclusive
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A special celebration in honour of the Royal Patrons Circle 30th year of ROM support.

*All dates subject to change. Event RSVPs will be collected following an invitation by mail.