It's BACK! ROM Friday Night Live returns with a BANG!
We've got the best Eats, Beats, and Bigger, Bolder Experiences.
New this season: Galleries are now open until 11 PM, so you can dance, explore and wander your way through the Museum until close.
Early-bird (online) tickets for Friday May 23 have flown - tickets will be sold at the door. Arrive early: after 9 pm, entrance is based on capacity .
FOMO types take heart: Early-bird tickets are available online for the FNLs after May 23 - get yours soon to speed your way into the fun!
Join the conversation: #FNLROM @ROMtoronto
Toronto museums strut their stuff!
SIGHTS and GALLERY EXPERIENCES
Museum Meet Up: Explore the wild and wonderful from your local museums without leaving the ROM. Featuring the AGO, the Bata Shoe Museum, the Gardiner Museum, the Theatre Museum of Canada, and the Toronto Zoo.
Museum docs: Documentary film offers an incredible behind-the-scenes look at ROM collections, research and the people who make it happen.
Iconic Wild Wonders and Iconic Worlds Tours: Whirlwind 15-minute tours of ROM’s most iconic objects (8:00-10:30 PM).
AFCY Emerging Artists: Showcasing artistic practice and making lasting connections in the contemporary arts community.
Meet the ScopifyTM Guy: The ROM superhero who can Scopify objects at the touch of a smartphone. Learn how from the man in tights.
Ford Lounge: Check out the Ford Lounge to experience innovative technology, creativity and culture
NOW Lounge: Snap a selfie in the NOW Lounge. #FNLROM. See it stream on the FNL Photo Wall.
Feature exhibition: The Entire City Project: Royal Ontario Museum
Known for his arresting urban photography, Toronto-based artist Michael Awad turns his lens on the ROM. With unprecedented access to research, collections and spaces, Awad offers a surprising new view of both the Museum's public face and its inner workings.
The exhibit is presented by the Royal Ontario Museum in celebration of the ROM Centennial and the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. The Entire City Project: Royal Ontario Museum is a primary exhibition of the festival. CONTACT is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Celebrate Ontario, and the Ontario Arts Council.
Level 1, Mainstage
Mason Bach: Techno at its best. This artist mixes raw creativity and finely tailored production style, resulting in a sonic stamp that is unquestionably all his own.
Amber Long: Vocalist, producer, remixer; see this muli-talented star perform.
Live percussion by Trash Talk.
Level 2, Bronfman Hall
House DJ: eFSharp
FNL House DJs are Toronto's best, curated by ElectriCITY Events
Level 2, Teck Suite of Galleries: Earth’s Treasures
UofT Jazz Music Program: House Jazz 'rocks' the room in our gems gallery - pun intended.
Level 4, RBC Glass Room
THEY Lounge: Music styling combines classic and modern lounge culture to create a sophisticated social environment. Featuring music styling by Davidson Conceptualist with the sultry vocals of Deena The Artist, performing their new song THEY Count To Ten.
City Gourmet: Conscious cooking. Market-driven cuisine using local produce, supporting our local farmers.
Curbside Bliss: Curbside Bliss is Canada's 1st mobile gourmet bakery. We cruise around the GTA bringing supreme BLISS to those wanting a sweet fix!
Gourmet Gringos: Toronto’s first authentic Latin Food Truck and Pop-up.
HotBunzz Street Cuizine: Flavour adventures inspired by international cuisine and stuffed inside a bun!
Liko’s Hawaiian BBQ: We bring da islandz to you!
Little Tomato: Outstanding service, exciting edibles & a genuine passion for food!
JK Frites: Kennedy Brothers pushing local hand pressed french fries and sauces.
M.e.n.u Food: Traveling the world to discover food and bring it home to you!
Randy’s Roti: Toronto's first Caribbean Food Truck!
Saucy Pierogi: Traditional pierogies with a saucy twist!
Sweet Sammies: Artisanal ice-cream sandwiches with fresh local ingredients.
Tita Flips: Showcasing Filipino cuisine at an elevated level.
Here's how to score your sumptuous snacks and dashing drinks:
You pay the vendors with ROMBucks, not with cash.
Before FNL, you can pre-purchase ROMBucks from the Admissions Desk from 10 am to 4 pm daily - the fastest way to nab your noms.
At FNL, you can buy ROMBucks at dedicated stations.
ROMBucks cost $6 each. (We can't refund unused ROMBucks, but they're good for the whole season.)
(May we at the ROM just add: calories schmalories. Life is short and food is good. If you eat it up, dance it off! Then come back 3 weeks later and do it again.)
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