Talks & Performances

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Decolonizing Design

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

FREE in-person program. RSVP Required. How does contemporary design reflect colonial influences? What needs to change, and how can design institutions and individual designers make that change happen? 
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A crowd of prosperous earthquake survivors are crowded in a overloaded boat resembling a catfish.
FREE Zoom program. RSVP Required. Akiko Takesue hosts a conversation with Max Dionisio to highlight the important role ROM’s Libraries and Archives plays in making the Museum’s collections and research more accessible to members of the public.
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Black Art / Black Canada

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

FREE Zoom program. RSVP Required. Explore the importance of representation by and for Black artists in Canadian visual and performing arts. In celebration of ROM's newest publication Making History: Visual Arts and Blackness in Canada, join co-editor Dominique Fontaine in a conversation on the positioning of Black history and art within the Canadian cultural landscape. In this program, acclaimed artists Karin Jones and Jessica Karuhanga, alongside thought leader Rinaldo Walcott, discuss their experiences accessing opportunities for display and engagement in major institutions and smaller venues.  
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