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Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission. RSVP Required.

International scholars Dr. Monica Hanna and Dr. Anne Porter investigate the positive work currently being undertaken in the Middle East to protect local antiquities and sites, and the changing levels of engagement of archaeologists with local communities. 

ROM Speaks Nature
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Dawn of Life Lecture Series
Join Marc Laflamme of the University of Toronto as he explores the dawn of life on Earth through a Canadian lens in this richly illustrated talk.

ROM Daytime
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures. Free with Museum Admission.

ROM Daytime
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

In their roles as Collection Technicians for the Textiles and Costume section, Kristiina Lahde and Karla Livingston work with the pressures of limited time, resources, and a high volume of materials in order to defy gravity.

ROM Speaks Art
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Studes in Silver Annual Lecture
Join Dr. Julia Siemon, of Columbia University, as she discusses a remarkable work of Renaissance art from the ROM's collections - a gilded silver tazzas.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 11:30 am - 2:15 pm

Investing in Tomorrow: Building Canada’s Asia Competence

ROM Daytime
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures. Free with Museum Admission.

ROM Speaks Nature
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Dawn of Life Lecture Series
Science meets art in this unique pairing of ROM Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology Jean-Bernard Caron, and digital animator Lars Fields, as these two experts take us through the process of recreating lost worlds through stunning computer renderings based entirely on the fossil record.

ROM Daytime
Thursday, February 9, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures. Free with Museum Admission.

ROM Speaks Nature
Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in an unexpected way as researcher Marah J. Hardt takes you through the fascinating, erotic and elaborate mating rituals of sea creatures.