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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.

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.

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

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

13th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture

Towards 2067: Tracing an Indigenous Future in Canada

What kind of place will Canada be in 2067? In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations, and as Canada and Canadians struggle to understand our past and foster a greater Indigenous presence in cultural leadership, what will life look like for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit peoples in 2067?

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Annual South Asia Lecture

The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in Bangladesh is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. As one of the newest additions to the global art biennale circuit, its impact on the global contemporary art world has skyrocketed since it was founded in 2012. Rejecting the traditional biennale format, DAS re-examines how we think about art in both a regional and international context. Join us for this exclusive conversation with its co-founders Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani and discover how the Summit was conceptualized and realized, and what they imagine for its future.