Adult Programs | Friday Night Live

#FNLROM: Lunar Love

Express your love for art, culture, and nature! Join us for a fantastic night including Avant Garde fashion, dance, and complimentary access to two of our striking exhibitions Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Early-bird tickets for #FNLROM: Lunar Love are available: 

Book Member Tickets

Buy Tickets

#FNLROM @ROMtoronto


Christian Dior

©William Klein
©William Klein

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art

Souvenir © Chantal Gibson
Souvenir © Chantal Gibson


Program Partner: Artxperiential Projects, Producers of Black Diamond Ball

Michie Mee
With over two decades in the entertainment industry, the Juno nominated rapper and actress is not only an inspiration for female musicians, but also all artists nationwide. Michie is the 1st Canadian hip hop recording artist to sign an American major record deal and  is the recipient of the 2012 DJ Stylus Hall of Fame Award,  2013 CUMC Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014 Black Canadian Award for Best Female Rap Act, and most recently made history winning the Toronto Arts Council: Roy Thomson Hall Award.

DJ Black Cat 
This funky dread has been entertaining the masses for more than 25 years. This Toronto native is of Jamaican descent and knows his way around all kinds of music such as dancehall, hip hop, R&B, dance, soca and his first love, house music.

Sandy Duperval
She’s a Montreal native, but Toronto is where singer, DJ, and producer Sandy Duperval resides. Sandy is a devoted and passionate artist with over 13 years of vocal training, and has studied under the tutelage of the late legendary icon, Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston. Her display of vocal control, power and adaptability allows Sandy to communicate her most heartfelt emotions through her music.

DJ Donovan
For the past 15 years, DJ Donovan has had Saturday night residency at  the The Raq on Queen West. With 25 years of DJ experience, Donovan likes to keep up to date with the latest, while never missing a chance to spin some classic hits. 

Robert Ball
Robert is a versatile singer songwriter with a soulful voice and jazz sensibilities. Having sung everything from broadway to pop, R&B to country. He has sung background for Kim Burrell and opened for artists Mary Mary, Cece Winans, Karen Clark Sheard, Keshia Chante and many more.

Evolution of Jazz
The Evolution of Jazz (EOJ) Ensemble was created by Archie Alleyne to provide mentorship and performance opportunities for young African Canadian students graduating from music programs at Toronto's post-secondary institutions. Most recently they recorded their debut album "Syncopation Life in the key of Black" featuring original compositions by Archie Alleyne, Dr. Andrew Scott, and EOJ vocalist Kamil Andre.


Amadou Kienou 
Born in Ouagadougou at Burkina Faso, Amadou Kienou is the 7th son in a family of praise singers, they are renowned dancers and singers in Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso. Kienou is a master drummer and one of the best djembe drummers in Toronto, and has performed with some of the most prominent African artists including Manu Dibango, Youssou N’dor and Alpha Blondy.

Program Partner: Music Africa

Dieufaite Charles, also known as “Jahfaa”, is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Haïti. His music style reflects a mix of Haitian roots, and African rhythm which he calls "African Soul". Born into Haitian traditional music, he quickly discovered an early talent for singing and playing guitar which he calls his companion on the stage. Dieufaite has successfully created a unique style of music which blends African roots with reggae and soul.

Program Partner: Music Africa

Slim Flex
Born Felix Appiah Korang, but this Ghanaian singer is better known by his artist name “Slimflex”. One of Toronto’s most promising urban artists, Slimflex is an award-winning singer and songwriter who represents Canada’s African community. His music perfectly blends the sounds of popular African music genres like afrobeat and hip life with pop, hip hop, dancehall, and R&B.

Program Partner: Music Africa

DJ Music Bear
Brooklyn based DJ and hip-hop Storyteller Music Bear has made a name for himself by standing out from the crowd as an outspoken, unapologetic, uniquely talented out and proud gay man. In a culture that places stereotypes on gay men, Music Bear looks past that and understand his true and honest identity through it all.

Lion Dance
Feel the rhythm of the drums as this spectacular show brings luck and prosperity to all.

Program Partner: Toronto Northern Legs Southern Fists Kung Fu, Dragon and Lion Dance Team

UFascinateMe was created by Toronto based artist, Dawn Grant. She is dedicated to creating statement pieces for talent, media, and fashion events. Dawn Grant, has worked in the industry for the last 9 years as a Makeup and SPFX Artist, and uses her knowledge of beauty trends, and sculptural artistry to create eye catching pieces of wearable art.

Touch the Moon & Mars
Have an out-of-this-world experience with with real lunar and Martian meteorites.

Hard Facts
Uncover the intimate side of some incredible animal specimens.

Patrick James
Remember your #FNLROM experience with a caricature drawing!


King Catering
Mnandi Pies
Rachel's Gourmet
Delight Bite
King's Finest Foods
My Creme Caramel

Young Animal

Date & Time

  • Friday, February 16. Doors open at 7 PM



ROM Membership

ROM membership is your best value! Join now and save on selected programs and events.