Adult Programs

ROM Daytime

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Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures.  

Free with Museum Admission.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm            Lecture in Eaton Theatre
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm              Coffee, Tea & Treats in Theatre Rotunda
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm              Exhibit Visit with Introductory Remarks, where appropriate
                                             (see individual dates for details)

Note: Assistive listening devices and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation are available on request. ASL interpretation requires three weeks advance notice.  Please email to request the service.  

ROM Daytime Group Experience
Groups of 10 or more are invited to register at discounted rate.  Please email ROM Group Sales: Find out more about group visits.

Upcoming Dates

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 11:00 - 13:15

Explore a fascinating array of fashion publications in the ROM Library & Archives that relate directly to Christian Dior (1905-1957), as well as periodicals that would have served as inspiration for his work.  

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

There's something strange in the neighbourhood - a brand new dinosaur named by ROM palaeontologists!  Find out what makes this unusual dinosaur so special!

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

Find out how archaeologists are handling the challenges posed by warfare, and some unexpected outcomes that have emerged from these catastrophic situations.  

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

Join John Holmes as he reveals how Darwin's reading of John Milton's Paradise Lost on his famous voyage aboard the HMS Beagle shaped his vision of the natural world, and how poetry written under Darwin's star can help us understand what it means to live as a part of the world he discovered.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

Join visual storytellers, David Coulson and Samantha Stephens, for fascinating stories that illustrate the work being done to understand and protect our natural environment.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

Join senior curator Dr. Alexandra Palmer along with members of the Christian Dior project team as they present the complex task of developing an exhibition – from inception to development to display.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 11:00 - 13:15

This engaging and captivating session takes you into the world of Métis oral history and traditional storytelling.

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