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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

The Challenge of Building a National Museum
Join Lonnie G. Bunch III as he explores how the National Museum of African American History and Culture will help the Smithsonian transition from a 19th century institution to a 21st century enterprise.

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Celebrate the publication of a major catalogue of the ROM's Judaica collection with Curator Emeritus Corey Keeble as he details the history of the ROM's spectacular Dr. Fred Weinberg and Joy Cherry Weinberg Collection of Judaica.

Friday, May 26, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Join artists Deborah Samuel and Sara Angelucci along with ROM ornithologist Mark Peck and OCADU's Michael Prokopow as they explore the many ways natural history collections have served as inspiration for visual and performance arts.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Explore the importance of blue whale populations to the global ecosystem with international researcher and marine conservationist Asha de Vos.

Tuesdays, April 4, May 30, June 20, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

From fascinating to thought-provoking, ROM Speaks presents compelling voices on hot topics. Explore engaging issues at the ROM and experience our world, discussed. 

Friday, June 2, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Get a glimpse of the remarkable history of the Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor who ruled India from 1628 to 1658, with the Islamic manuscript the Padshahnama, or chronicle of the King of the World.

Friday, June 9, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Explore the limitations, challenges and possibilities of studying Africa and the African Diaspora in Western academia.

ROM Daytime
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

In the year 1600, the Gulf of Cambay in Western India supplied the world with cloth. Discover how four hundred years later, despite centuries of competition with industrial products, textile artists in the region continue to create and amaze with their incredible craft.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

With 70 years of combined experience studying blue whales, world-renowned experts – and friends – Richard Sears and Christopher Clark will share captivating stories of their extraordinary life work, and the important role Canada can play in ocean conservation.

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Explore the relationship between photography and the idea of family, The Family Camera looks at family photographs as a cultural practice through the lens of migration.