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ROM Speaks: Anishinaabeg: Art & Power Lecture Series

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Anishinaabeg: Art & Power

Explore the influences and intersects of Indigenous arts and culture on Canadian identity in this engaging and thought-provoking lecture series, inspired by the ROM original exhibition Anishinaabeg: Art & Power.

Jackson Beardy, Fisher with a Broken Tail, 1972. Copyright Royal Ontario Museum.

2 Lecture Series Package
General Public: $36
ROM Members: $32
Teachers: $32
Students: $28
(HST will be added)

To register for the 2 lectures in the series, go to the "Buy Tickets" section on the right side of this page, or call 416.586.5797.

Single Lectures
General Public: $20
ROM Members: $18
Teachers: $18
Students: $15
(HST will be added)

ROMSpeaks Group Experience
Groups of 10 or more are invited to register at discounted rate. Please email ROM Group Sales at  
Find out more about group visits.

Lectures include post-event reception with 1 host drink (excluding free events - cash bar only).
For full abstracts, visit the lecture pages below.

ASL Interpretation will be provided.

September 19
Spreading the Gospel of Native Literature: A First Nation Writer's tale of traveling from the Rez to the World

Sharing stories from his own personal journey, celebrated Canadian author Drew Hayden Taylor explores the role of Indigenous voices in Canadian art and culture.

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October 24
Art & Identity

Iconic visual and performance artist Kent Monkman explores how his own incredible body of works have recast the Canadian historical narrative. Using his colourful and dynamic career as a model, Monkman examines the intersection of "Indigenous" and "Canadian" identity in 21st century arts and culture. In conversation with Wanda Nanibush, of the AGO.

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Note: Programs and dates are subject to change.

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Date & Time

  • Tuesdays, September 19 & October 24, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow


Royal Ontario Museum
Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre
Level 1B

Doors Open: 6:30 pm
Lecture: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Reception to follow lecture.

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