Bring Dad to the ROM this Father's Day as we celebrate our heritage and diverse culture from coast to coast.
Activities run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free with Museum admission.
Meet the Curators of Anishinaabeg: Art & Power - Saul Williams, Alan Corbiere, and Arni Brownstone. (11:00 am-1:00 pm)
Make Some Noise! Take in the sweet harmonies of My Pop Choir, a talented group of community-based choirs. With singers for this event coming from all over, My Pop Choir is the ‘everyone’ choir! (11:30 am & 2:00 pm)
Face Painting with Mabel Moon: Let your face be the canvas for this Family Funday!
ROM DAD: Visit the Vango Photobooth and take a fun snapshot of the family.
Pedal Power: Think you’ve got muscle? Try out an energy-generating bike from the Canada Museum of Science and Technology.
Reading is FUNdamental: Join drag performance artist and educator Fay Slift for stories celebrating cultural diversity and inclusiveness. Everyone is welcome in this supportive, welcoming, and affirming, and, of course, fun environment. Program partner: Pride Toronto (11:00 am & 2:30 pm)
Build BIG: Get creative in the EverBlock Construction Zone, where anything can take shape.
Parks Canada – BioBlitz: Test your knowledge of Canada’s biodiversity with our BioBox species identification game. Then, discover the importance of conservation and how to participate in a BioBlitz at a Parks Canada site.
Palaeo Parenting: See fossil eggs and find out how dinosaurs cared for their nests and raised their babies.
Animal Explorers: Come and explore the Museum with our plushy friends. (11:00 am–3:00 pm)
Meet the Aquarium Keeper: Aquarium keeper Sheldon John explains how he keeps our coral reef thriving. (11:00 AM–1:00 PM)
Card Creations: Get inspired by ROM's special exhibition The Family Camera and create a one-of-a-kind card for someone special this Father's Day.