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A collage of photos of speakers in the colloquium
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Annual ROM Research Colloquium and Vaughan Lecture, a thought-provoking one-day event highlighting the ROM’s ongoing research and recent discoveries.

ROM Speaks Culture
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Join us for a keynote presentation by one of the ROM's researchers who has demonstrated extraordinary work over their career, with highlights from the past year.  ROM curator Silvia Forni will focus on recent work done to create a renewed sense of engagement between communities and the ROM’s African collection and interrogate the materials beyond scholarship. 

ROM Connects
Friday, March 3, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.

ROM Admission is not included.

Master of Dreams: The English & South African Jewellers features exclusive behind-the-scenes access to some of the world's most legendary jewellers, including Graff Diamonds and Stephen Webster.

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

Our panel of experts will discuss transnational migrations, and their historic and current economic and political causes. 

ROM Speaks Art
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Jade: China's Immortal Stone
Discover why jade has played a key role in Chinese psyche and society with international scholar Dr. Jenny F. So, as she presents the complex, multi-layered meanings of jade that have developed over millennia.

Thursday, March 30, 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.

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. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

From sea to land and back again, the evolution of whales has puzzled researchers since the time of Charles Darwin.

ROM Daytime
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Join ROM biologist Santiago Sanchez-Ramirez as he explores the rapidly changing world of reptile genetics, and how efforts in laboratories worldwide are helping create conditions for these creatures to thrive in the wild.

Thursday, May 11, 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.