RPC events are designed to give you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the ROM's curators, collections, galleries and exhibitions.

RPC Roadtrip: Research Casting International
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Available to RPC Fellow members and above ($5,000+) RPC members are invited to visit Research Casting International (RCI) in Trenton, ON. Guests will receive a special tour of this world-renowned company and its newly renovated 45,000 square foot facility. Meet experienced artists and craftsmen and learn about their work dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the world's most valuable paleontological specimens and artifacts. Attendees have the option to visit a local winery after for a delicious prix-fixe lunch.

Chairs’ Reception
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The ROM’s annual signature stewardship recognizes our patrons, donors, sponsors and volunteers.

Opening Party for Spiders: Fear & Fascination
Thursday, June 14, 2018 
Young Patrons are invited to the exclusive preview of Spiders: Fear & Fascination. Ignite your curiosity, conquer your fear, and see spiders in a whole new light as we bring you face-to-face with over 200 live and preserved specimens.

ROM Classic Golf Tournament
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Join us for an epic day of golf at the beautiful Beacon Hall Golf Club.

RPC University Club Art Tour
Monday, September 17, 2018
Save the date for a special tour of this exclusive club. More details to come.

Recent Events

RPC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Family Pop-Up
Saturday, March 3, 2018
RPC Patrons and their families are invited to join Dave Ireland, Managing Director, Centre of Discovery in Biodiversity, for a private talk with fun activities and treats, celebrating this popular exhibition before it closes to the public. 

RPC Exclusive Lecture: Zuul, Destroyer of Shins
Monday, February 5, 2018
RPC Patrons are invited for an exclusive opportunity to hear from Dr. David Evans, Temerty Chair in Vertebrate Palaeontology, on this remarkable new dinosaur acquisition - Zuul crurivastator (ankylosaur) - made possible by the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust. RPC Patrons giving at the Fellow level ($5,000) and above will be invited to an intimate viewing of Zuul with Dr. Evans before the lecture begins.

RPC Private Christian Dior Tour with Dr. Alexandra Palmer
Thursday, January 18, 2018
An exclusive event for RPC Patrons giving at the Champion level ($7,500) and above, join Dr. Alexandra Palmer, Senior Curator, Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Curatorship for a private VIP tour of Christian Dior, followed by a cocktail reception.

Vikings: The Exhibition Opening Party
Thursday, November 2, 2017
An exclusive opening party for Royal Patrons and Young Patrons, featuring a celebratory reception and preview of this exhibition before it opened to the public. 

RPC Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Monday, October 2, 2017
Exclusive to RPC Patrons. Patrons enjoyed a private journey into the heart of the Louise Hawley Stone Curatorial Centre! 

Chairs' Reception
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The ROM’s annual celebration recognizing our incredible donors, volunteers and sponsors.

Charles Pachter: Exclusive Studio and Gallery Tour (RPC only)
Thursday, May 18, 2017
We enjoyed an exclusive opportunity to tour the Moose Factory, the private studio and gallery of celebrated contemporary artist, Charles Pachter.

ROM Ball
Saturday, May 6, 2017
We celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a spectacular evening of art, culture and glamour. 

Opening Party: Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Discover a story bigger than all of us at this exclusive preview and cocktail reception.

RPC In-Conversation with Isaac Julien
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
An exclusive opportunity to engage with internationally renowned artist, Isaac Julien followed by a private preview of the ROM Contemporary Culture exhibition Isaac Julien: Other Destinies, presented by TD Bank Group. 

Patrons Fact or Fiction
Thursday, October 20, 2016
A Patrons-only event that featured your favourite ROM guessing games!

RPC Private Tour: Sandra Ainsley Gallery
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
RPC Members enjoyed an exclusive tour with Sandra Ainsley, exploring the work of Dale Chihuly.

*All dates subject to change. Event RSVPs will be collected following an invitation by mail.