Lectures

ROM Speaks

A unique and provocative series, only at the Royal Ontario Museum. Attend post event receptions, meet like-minded individuals and engage in thought provoking discussion.

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ROM Daytime

Join us for midweek lectures that showcase the Centres of Discovery and research in action. Then, continue the dialogue over coffee.

ROM Speaks Kitchen Conversations
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 18:00 - 21:00

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Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Kenneth Lapatin of the J. Paul Getty Museum joins us to explore the re-discovery of Pompeii, its influence on Neoclassicism, and the impact of Rome on the modern psyche.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Salvatore Settis, one of Italy's foremost scholars, joins us to discuss the extraordinary art of Pompeii and its impact on Italian history and culture

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 | 19:00 - 22:00

Celebrate the closing of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano with a gastronomic extravaganza of Neopolitan food and drink.

ROM Speaks Series
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 19:00 - 21:30

Go behind closed doors in the ancient metropolis of Pompeii. From bathhouses and prostitutes, to villas and erotic artwork, Dr. Paul Roberts explores the private side of life in the Roman world.