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Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Annual South Asia Lecture

The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in Bangladesh is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. As one of the newest additions to the global art biennale circuit, its impact on the global contemporary art world has skyrocketed since it was founded in 2012. Rejecting the traditional biennale format, DAS re-examines how we think about art in both a regional and international context. Join us for this exclusive conversation with its co-founders Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani and discover how the Summit was conceptualized and realized, and what they imagine for its future.

Sunday, December 2, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Celebrate the publication Dior: History and Modernity 1947-1957 with an afternoon of conversation with Dr. Alexandra Palmer.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Keynote

Join National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry on assignment and into the sea, where his engaging and visual storytelling highlights the problems facing our oceans and illustrates tangible solutions.


Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Join ROM Archivist Charlotte Chaffey as she investigates the symbolism, imagery, and lore of some of the ROM's iconic architecture using documents and photographs from the Museum's Library & Archives collections.

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11:30 am - 2:15 pm

Our 40th Annual Bishop White Committee Winter Luncheon speaker, Ms.Takako Ito, is the Consul-General of Japan in Toronto, and the first woman to be appointed to that role. In the era of globalization and a rapidly aging society with fewer children being born, what is happening to Japanese women now? What are the political, economic, social and educational conditions of women in Japan and what are the Japanese men doing?