Programs

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 May 2014 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.

Lectures, Courses & Workshops, Special Events

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Passenger Pigeons mount, Ectopistes migratorius, collected 1878
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

Registration is required as space is limited. No waiting lists. ROM Members only. Free.

Please join Mark Peck as he discusses the building of the "Passenger Pigeon Intervention", looks at Species at Risk and deliberates over the role Museum's now play in protecting bird populations.

 

Friday, September 19, 2014 | 17:00 - 18:00

Patricia Harris shares 55 years of volunteering at the Royal Ontario Museum.  The Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume opened at the ROM in 2008.

 

 

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 10:00 - 11:30

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.

Playter Farmhouse.  Image:  Regina Virgo
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

SOLD OUT

For ROM Members only. Free. Registration is required.  Space is limited.

Join us for this special ROMwalk to discover the rich history of 'The Danforth' neighbourhood including beautiful heritage homes, historical churches, the famous Danforth Music Hall and former Nickelodeon.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

ROM Centennial Lecture

Join The Fashion Doctors, Alexandra Palmer and Timo Rissanen as they take you through the creation of  a garment from start to finish.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | 10:00 - 12:00

Monthly free with admission lecture series featuring ROM experts in the fields of natural history, world cultures, the environment, anthropology and archaeology.

Darwin Martin House
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 08:00 - 18:30

ROMbus is offering a boutique trip to Buffalo's Albright Knox Art Museum - one of the oldest public arts institutions in the United States.

Saturday, October 4, 2014 | 10:30 - 17:30

ROM Members only.

ROM Members can enjoy FREE admission to the Art Gallery of Ontario on October 4 and 5, 2014 only.

"All Aboard". Take a trip to the past in Dufferin County aboard a historic Steam train.
Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 08:30 - 17:00

"All Aboard" and take a trip to the past in beautiful Dufferin County.     

Stained glass displayed in the ROM European gallery, from left: Death of St Nicholas (16th century), Saint Catherine of Alexandria (14th century), Donor Panel (late 14th, early 15th century).
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 13:00 - 14:30

Exclusively for ROM Members.  Registration is required as space is limited.

Members will view 700 years of stained glass history including the St. Nicholas and St. Catherine stained glass windows in the ROM's Samuel European Galleries, the Church of the Redeemer and the Lillian Massey Building.