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Visitors interact with museum volunteers and various specimens
Most Saturdays, 11 AM to 4 PM

Come touch some amazing specimens, chat with staff and volunteers, and learn something new about biodiversity!

A collection of plush animals resting beneath the dome of the museum's rotunda.
Most Sundays, 11 AM to 3 PM

Come and explore the Museum with our plushy friends!

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!

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 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.

Dimanche 10 février 2019, de 10h30 à 15h30

Venez découvrir des histoires traitant de l’eau vues sous l’angle du savoir traditionnel et des sciences occidentales.  Des origines de la vie et de son évolution jusqu’aux mystères des océans et à la pollution, vous vivrez une aventure aquatique au travers de la collection distincte du Musée.  

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

2019 Darwin Day Lecture
Our Chaning Oceans: The Past, Present & Future of Whales

Whales fill us with terror, awe, and affection–explore these magnificent creatures with Smithsonian researcher Nick Pyenson.  Why did it take whales over 50 million years to evolve to such big sizes, and how do they eat enough to stay that big? How did their ancestors return from land to the sea–and what can their lives tell us about evolution as a whole? Importantly, in the sweepstakes of human-driven habitat and climate change, will whales survive?

 

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join David Coulson, conservation photographer, for a full day workshop on the art of wildlife photography and storytelling. Inspired by the exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year, this workshop explores photographic techniques, the ethics of wildlife photography, and how to create compelling images that tell a story.