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

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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.  

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

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, February 3, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Using the ROM's world class collection of art and antiquities as inspiration, explore the splendor of the final 500 years of Imperial China with ROM Educator George Hewson.

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

Examine objects from the ROM’s collection that shed light on life in ancient Israel, from the first permanent settlements through the tumultuous period of the divided monarchy and the destruction of the First Temple to the Maccabean revolt.

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Chinese culture is rich in customs, traditions and beliefs, and the Lunar New Year marks a major time for families to commemorate their ancestors. Join ROM Senior Curator Wen-chien Cheng and explore a range of ancestral images from painted portraits to mass-produced prints, commonly used in average households from late Imperial to early Republican China.

Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Using the ROM's world class collection of art and antiquities as inspiration, explore the splendor of the final 500 years of Imperial China with ROM Educator George Hewson.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

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 ROM Curator Craig Cipolla draws upon his recent research in New England and the Great Lakes to address archaeology’s role in contemporary society.

 

 

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

 Explore the origins of one of the most popular beverages in human history. From ancient Georgia to the Mediterannean coast, trace the production and trade of this important product with archaeologist Dr. Stephen Batiuk.

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Examine objects from the ROM’s collection that shed light on the history of Christianity from its origin in Second Temple Judaism to the Protestant Reformation.