Adult Programs

ROM Speaks Culture Lecture Series

From fascinating to thought-provoking, ROMSpeaks presents compelling voices on hot topics. Explore engaging issues at the ROM and experience our world, discussed.

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4 Pack Lecture Series

General Public: $70
ROM Members: $65
Teachers: $65
Students: $55
(HST will be added)

To register for all 4 Lectures go to the "Buy Tickets" section on the right side of this page, or call 416.586.5797.

Single Lectures
General Public: $20
ROM Members: $18
Teachers: $18
Students: $15
(HST will be added)


ROMSpeaks Group Experience
Groups of 10 or more are invited to register at discounted rate. Please call ROM Group Sales at 416.586.5801 (ext 2) or email For more information on group visits click here.

Lectures include post-event reception with 1 host drink.
For full abstracts, visit the event pages below.


Annual Greek Lecture
The Griffin Warrior of Pylos, Greece

Discover the spectacular finds unearthed from the undisturbed burial site of the so-called Griffin Warrior, Prince of Pylos with Dr. Jack L. Davis, Professor of Greek Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati.
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OCT 17
International Archaeology Day Lecture
Ways of Knowing: Archaeology for the 21st Century

Celebrate International Archaeology Day with archaeologist Susan Pfeiffer, as she examines methods of working collaboratively with Indigenous communities to enhance our understanding of the past.
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NOV 21
12th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture
The Rise of Modern Tyranny

Join Professor Timothy Snyder in this thought-provoking lecture as he explores how individual citizens can turn history into action to better defend democratic freedoms and institutions.
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NOV 28
Ancient Echoes, Modern Voices: Annual South Asia Lecture

Join Mumbai-based writer and journalist Sidharth Bhatia and Ontario-based artist Panchal Mansaram for this thought-provoking conversation on art, culture, and India.
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Note: Programs and dates are subject to change.

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Date & Time

  • Tuesday, Oct 3, 17, November 21and 28, 2017, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow


Royal Ontario Museum
Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre
Level 1B

Doors Open: 6:30 pm
Lecture: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Reception to follow lecture.

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