Don’t just come to the ROM - experience your Museum!

Want more ROM? Go beyond artifacts and experience the ROM with special events and programming for those who want to know more. Each of the ROM’s Centres for Discovery focuses specifically on what interests you. Engage in discussions with academics and enthusiasts at a variety of symposia. Go behind the scenes and ask questions at Curator’s Corner, where ROM curators and researchers share their adventures from around the world. Fascinating ROM lectures by subject matter experts are sure to feed your curiosity about our planet – from nature and science to world cultures.

Mark your calendars and join us this Spring for a new season of ROM Friday Night Live, where events after dark mix culture and nightlife to create a whole new, energized downtown Toronto experience.

To join the Programs mail list for future updates on adult programs click here.

Lectures, Courses & Workshops, Special Events

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Museum Week 2015 in 10 days!
Sunday, March 29, 2015 | 10:00

Join us for a #MuseumWeek tweet-up on Sunday March 29th!

ROM 100 Speaks Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:00

ROM 100 Speaks is a cutting edge series that offers adults an opportunity to participate in learning and discovery through memorable once in a lifetime lecture experiences.

ROM 100 Speaks Series
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 19:00 - 22:00

A must attend for curious adults!

Join us for a thought-provoking evening as we Remix the ROM! Hear museum and arts and lifestyle trail blazers as they dish on their dream museum of the future. Where do museums fit in the 21st century world?

People in hard hats gather around to examine a small core sample from a tree, with a forest in the background
Sunday, April 5, 2015 | 11:00 - 16:00

Come and join us Sunday, April 5th to learn about Forests Ontario, an organization dedicated to the renewal and stewardship of Ontario's forests.

ROM Speaks Series
Saturday, April 11, 2015 | 14:00 - 16:15

Free with Museum admission. RSVP Required.

Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 11:30 - 13:30

Brunch, Talk, and Tour with Karen von Hahn

What do we mean when we talk about "material" or "consumer" culture?

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario.  Photo courtesy of the Aga Khan Museum.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00
Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.
ROM Natural History staff examine specimens brought to an id clinic.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 16:00 - 17:30

Visitors with rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, or suspected meteorites can have them identified at these special id clinics, held six times a year. These clinics are free, however NO appraisals will be done.


ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Join author Deborah Cramer and ROM researchers Mark Peck and

ROM Daytime (formerly Contexts)
Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 11:00 - 13:00

Come to the ROM to hear experts in the fields of archaeology, natural history, biodiversity, world art and contemporary culture.  Speakers will share new discoveries, amazing artifacts and cutting edge science in a fascinating series of monthly lectures that are included with museum admission.