Thursday, February 8
Friday, February 9
Sunday, February 11
Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.
Join Canadian icon Afua Cooper for an interactive poetry performance in support of the ROM original exhibition Here we are Here. Inspired by the Africa Canadian experience, Cooper's poetry delivers rich nourishment for the imagination.
Monday, February 12
Tuesday, February 13
Audiences are invited to celebrate International Darwin Day at the ROM with this inspiring annual lecture. International Darwin Day inspires people around the world to reflect and act on the principles of intellectual bravery, perpetual curiosity, scientific thinking, and hunger for truth as embodied in Charles Darwin.
Thursday, February 15
Join John Holmes as he reveals how Darwin's reading of John Milton's Paradise Lost on his famous voyage aboard the HMS Beagle shaped his vision of the natural world, and how poetry written under Darwin's star can help us understand what it means to live as a part of the world he discovered.