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ROM Speaks Culture
Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00, Reception to follow

Annual Greek Lecture
Discover how the enduring legacy of Hellenistic artists profoundly influenced Roman art with Dr. Carlos Picόn of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Reflection upon the writings of Henry David Thoreau in association with the Inuit narrative of Sedna—Mother of the Sea Beasts—underscores the philosophy of the First Peoples Gallery and its multi-layered presentation of world view. 

Friday, October 14, 2016, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.

Sunday, October 16, 2016, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Free with Museum admission. RSVP Required.

ROM Speaks Culture
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

International Archaeology Day Lecture
Join archaeologist, Prof. Fekri Hassan in his pursuit of deciphering the mystery of the emergence of Egyptian Civilization.

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join members of the ROM's research, collections, and curatorial teams as they discuss the relevance of Culture Heritage in modern society.

ROM Speaks Nature
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Dawn of Life Lecture Series
How can the study of evolution help humanity unravel our place in the cosmos? Delve into the universe’s big questions with palaeontologist Simon Conway Morris of Cambridge University and Fellow of the Royal Society.

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Celebrate the anniversary of ROM's archaeological fieldwork in Sudan with an overview of how ROM researchers have contributed to the knowledge of our global heritage, what this important work has taught us, and most importantly where ROM's research program is headed in the 21st century.

ROM Speaks Culture
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow with cash bar

See the challenges underwater archaeologists will face when they start the in depth-study of the HMS Erebus shipwreck with Marc-André Bernier, Manager of Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team.

Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:00 - 7:00 pm