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Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Uncover water stories through the lens of Traditional Knowledge and Western Science. From the origin and evolution of life, to ocean mysteries and pollution, this workshop will take you on a water adventure through the ROM’s unique collection.  This workshop will also be offered in French on Feb 10.

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Waiting list is now closed.

Through conquest, brilliance and blood the ancient Romans built an empire that stretched from the Atlantic to Arabia. Join instructor George Hewson for a fascinating introduction into the political, military and economic history of this great civilization, and explore the relevance of its rise and fall to societies today.  

A myriad fishes inhabit the live coral reef acquarium.
Sundays, 11 AM to 1 PM

Meet the person who keeps our coral reef aquarium thriving!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Join us to celebrate Chinese New Year and the opening of the ROM original exhibition, Gods in My Home: Chinese New Year with Ancestor Portraits and Deity Prints 

ROM Connects
Friday, January 25, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
Museum admission is not included.

Join Canadian experts Mike Daly (York University), Tim Haltigin (Canadian Space Agency), Kate Howells (Planetary Society; Government of Canada’s Space Advisory Board member) and Kim Tait (Royal Ontario Museum), as they provide the latest updates on OSIRIS-REx.

Art student interacts with visitor during the Drawing from Nature Art Show.
Saturdays, January 12 - March 2, 2019 (Excludes Feb 16), 9 am - 12 pm (7 weeks)

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Spend the day with one of the ROM's most famous ancient inhabitants. As the first ancient human ever to have undergone a full-body CAT Scan, Djedma’atesankh represents an unending source of information about life and death in late period Egypt.

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


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Using the ROM's European galleries as inspiration, join Dr Jonathan Herold as he explores the impact of Viking cultures in Medieval Europe.

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.

Explore the perilous world of the illicit international fossil trade with New Yorker staff writer Paige Williams, as she delves into the riveting true story of one man's dangerous obsession with a rare dinosaur skeleton.


Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Madeleine Fritz Annual Lecture in Palaeontology
Dinosaur Fight Club

Join Palaeontologists Tom Holtz and Victoria Arbour as they discuss the co-evolution of tyrannosaurs and armoured dinosaurs such as Zuul in this lively debate-style presentation.