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ROM Speaks
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Note program rescheduled from September 18 to September 26.

Free. RSVP Required.

#MeToo & the Arts
Join leaders in the arts community for an in-depth panel discussion on gender and power dynamics in the context of art institutions and the role that they play in light of the larger debate concerning art and artists during the time of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.


#MeToo & the Arts Programming

The ROM provides a space for difficult and sometimes challenging conversations. Our #MeToo & the Arts program schedule includes events that discuss sexualized harassment and assault, which may bring up difficult feelings for some participants and attendees.

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Explore the development of the exhibition Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs with curator Mia Fineman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Annual Greek Lecture

Join Dimitrios Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, for the ROM’s annual Greek lecture. From digital reconstructions of classical sculptures, to the public integration of a 3,200 square meter archaeological excavation, Dr. Pandermalis will share the most recent programmingo pportunities at this unique museum.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Gigantic pillar-like legs. Towering necks. Massive tails. These are just a few of the biological phenomena of sauropod dinosaurs, the largest animal to have ever roamed the Earth.

ROM Speaks
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Explore ordinary moments and the human character through the renowned work of street photographers.

ROM Connects
Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

Join master block carver Kondra Gangadhar, dye expert Jagada Rajappa, and researcher Rajarshi Sengupta as they explore the local knowledge structures that underlie the arts of carving woodblocks, dyeing with natural sources, and weaving complex silk himroo cloth in the Deccan.

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

2018 Edward S. Rogers Lecture in Anthropology
Inspired by the true story of Viking swords in the ROM's collections, historian Douglas Hunter offers up a real-life museum detective story.

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

What makes an object real or fake in a museum? Conservator Laura Lipcsei explores the question raised by the in-depth study of a Zapotec urn in the ROM's collection.

ROM Connects
Friday, October 26, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

What happens when one making animal meets another? Join artist and writer Eleanor Morgan in this illustrated presentation that explores the history of the human uses of spider silk; from gun sights to sticky tunics via acoustic lures, royal underwear and the mystery of the disappearing spider goats.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Join comic giants Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert as they unpack the history of Spider-Man in popular culture. Moderated by Wes Tyrell of the Canadian Cartoonists Association, this engaging evening explores the unique qualities and nostalgia that have seen generations of fans drawn to this iconic character. Includes exclusive evening access to the exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination