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

Investing in Tomorrow: Building Canada’s Asia Competence

ROM Speaks Art
Tuesdays, January 24, February 7, March 7, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Known for his poetic and visually encompassing narratives, renowned British contemporary artist Isaac Julien addresses issues of globalization, movements of peoples, displacement, and the aesthetics of geography through his work. Explore how these difficult and sensitive topics intersect with art in this engaging and thought-provoking lecture series.

ROM Speaks Art
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Artist Isaac Julien discusses the inspiration behind Isaac Julien: Other Destinies and more recent developments in his work.

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

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 Connects
Friday, February 3, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Explore the interconnections between race, justice and the state in this film by Isaac Julien.

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

Inspired by African-American Arctic explorer Matthew Henson, Isaac Julien’s True North attempts to re-visualize the Arctic from a Black perspective. Join Lisa E. Bloom, as she explores True North in the context of environmental politics, questioning how race and sexuality can relate to present-day issues of climate change, science and technology.

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.

2017 ROM Research Colloquium
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) welcomes all to the Annual ROM Research Colloquium and Vaughan Lecture, a thought-provoking one-day event highlighting the ROM’s ongoing research and recent discoveries.