Search results for “Talks & Performances”

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

The imitation or faking of Chinese porcelains, or for that matter, Chinese decorative works of art, is not a modern phenomenon. This talk will be a historical survey of reproduction Chinese porcelain and an opportunity to examine modern as well as antique copies of Chinese porcelain.

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.

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. 

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.

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Join experts on urban architecture, bird biology, and global migratory patterns as they delve into the epidemic of bird strikes in the GTA.

Monarch on Milkweed. Photo courtesy Ellen Woods.
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Discover how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed, a toxic plant named for the sticky substance emitted when its leaves are damaged, in this vivid investigation presented by Cornell University's Anurag Agrawal

Blue Whale off coast of San Diego. Photo courtesy Howard Hall.
Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. It tells the story of a former US Navy officer who solved a tragic mystery and
changed forever the way we understand our impact on the ocean.

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.

ROM Connects
Friday, May 12, 2017, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Explore the history of fashion design and production in Canada over the past 150 years with garments from the ROM’s collection. While Canada does not have a distinct national fashion design identity, the country has produced incredible tailors, dressmakers, couturiers and manufacturers of high and low end fashions.

ROM Speaks Art
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Men of Modern Design
Join art historian Martin Eidelberg of Rutgers University as he explores architect Philip Johnson’s campaign to introduce modern German architectural design to North America through innovative exhibitions, both large and small.