During the ROM's Centennial year the Museum will be showcasing special events, exhibitions and programs. Visit the ROM100 Calendar for more information.

YPC continues to give you exclusive access to ROM collections, curatorial staff, and galleries.

Not a member of YPC yet? With frequent events, there is never a bad time to join this dynamic group of young philanthropists. Check out our upcoming events!

Upcoming Events

YPC Tour of the Aga Khan Museum
Thursday, March 12, 2015
YPC Members are invited to an exclusive after-hours tour of Toronto's newest museum. Offering visitors a window into worlds perhaps unknown or unfamiliar, the Aga Khan Museum showcases the artistic, intellectual and scientific heritage of Islamic civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Join hundreds of YPC members and guests for the 10th annual PROM. Inspired by the exhibition Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything, PROM X will be an unforgettable night of live entertainment and dancing, electric activities, gourmet fare and singular lounge areas. Come together for a pop explosion party and pay homage to one of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary artists, writers and thinkers. Party tickets are on sale now at

YPC Gallery Tour: People's Choice
April 20, 2015
What would you do with a night at the Museum? This spring we're letting YPC Members tell us which corner of the ROM they would most like to explore with the help of one of our ROM experts. Location will be determined by popular vote.

Chairs' Reception
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Chairs’ Reception celebrates philanthropy at the Royal Ontario Museum, thanking and recognizing donors, patrons, sponsors and volunteers whose generous support has made the ROM one of the world’s great museums.

Patrons Preview of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Be among the first to see this Canadian premiere, which tells the dramatic story of an ancient civilization frozen in time.

YPC 10th Anniversary Trip to Paris, France
September 1-7, 2015
In celebration of our milestone 10th year, we're offering an exclusive trip to Paris, France, one of the world's most beautiful and beloved cities.


Recent Events

YPC Speaks: 10th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
We hope you can join us for a special evening to celebrate YPC’s incredible decade of ROM support. In honour of our 10th anniversary we’re opening up this dynamic new YPC event to the community. Members will be encouraged to bring guests and tickets will also be available to members of the general public.

Patrons Preview of Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
RPC and YPC Members are invited to an exclusive preview of Douglas Coupland’s new art exhibition at the ROM. This event will feature a discussion with the artist and curator Daina Augaitis.

ROM Family Holiday Gathering
Sunday, December 7, 2014
YPC Patrons are invited to bring family and friends to the Museum for a holiday celebration with crafts, treats, and a visit from Santa.

Thought Swap: Hosted by the Young Patrons Circle
Fridays, October 10-November 28, 2014
New this season, YPC will host Thought Swap in the ROM's RBC Foundation Glass Room at every Friday Night Live (FNL) inviting curious culture lovers into a sophisticated environment filled with intriguing conversation and performances. Meet up with fellow YPC Members and network with FNL guests.

Patrons Breakfast
Saturday, November 22, 2014
RPC and YPC Members are invited to a special Saturday morning breakfast and digital photography seminar in advance of the Members' Preview of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

YPC Art Toronto Tour
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Join us for a docent-led tour of Art Toronto, Canada’s only international fair for modern and contemporary art. Includes free access to Art Toronto for two.

YPC Vault Tour
Monday, September 15, 2014
Join us for another opportunity to explore the ROM's vaults.

YPC Garden Party
Monday, August 18, 2014
Join us at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto for everyone's favourite summer get-together!

Venue Sponsor

July 14, 2014
A new summer event offering, YPC Patrons are invited to join us for a guided after-work tour of the historic Yorkville area of Toronto and a complimentary charcuterie tasting at d|bar courtesy of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto.

FNL: ROM Proud
June 27, 2014
Celebration of World Pride 2014.

FNL: Sun Burn
June 20, 2014
Exploration of summer solstice sun, fun and fascinating folklore.

FNL: Indigenous Now
June 13, 2014
Celebration of Indigenous arts (Aboriginal Heritage Month).

FNL: Beats
June 6, 2014
Drums: global communication (Muhtadi International Drumming Festival).

Chairs' Reception
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A special evening to thank and recognize our supporters and celebrate 100 years of philanthropy at the ROM.

FNL: Strictly Forbidden
May 30, 2014
The Forbidden City exhibition showcase (Asia Heritage Month).

Ann Webb in Conversation with Michael Awad
Monday, May 26, 2014
Urban photographer Michael Awad will join us for an exclusive interview with Ann Webb, Managing Director, ROM Contemporary Culture, on his exhibition The Entire City Project, which offers a surprising new view of both the public face and inner workings of the ROM.

FNL: Museum Confidential
May 23, 2014
Explore GTA museums as ROM & local partners celebrate Museum Month.

FNL: May Two Four Cottage at the ROM
May 16, 2014
ROM goes to the cottage: celebration of Ontario wilderness & cottage pursuits.

FNL: Party of the Century
May 2, 2014
Sneak peek of ROM Revealed Weekend activities.

FNL: Photo Flash
May 9, 2014
CONTACT Photography Festival, featuring Michael Awad's The Entire City Project.

YPC Tour: Gladstone Grow Op
Saturday, April 26, 2014
YPC Patrons are invited to join us for coffee and a private tour of Gladstone Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place.

YPC Trip
April 11-13, 2014
YPC Patrons will experience true southern culture and comfort on our 2014 trip to Savannah, Georgia.

Forbidden PROM
Saturday, March 29, 2014
YPC's signature fundraiser, PROM welcomes over 1000 people into the ROM for one of Toronto's most highly anticipated annual events.

ROM Reunion
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Patrons will be invited to join us for a ROM centennial birthday celebration that will honor our historic and contemporary ROM family.

Patrons Preview: The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
RPC and YPC Patrons will be among the first to preview the ROM's Centennial blockbuster exhibition: The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors, presented by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and Lead Sponsor Manulife Financial.

Collection Adventures: The Albany Club
Monday, February 10, 2014
Collection Adventures takes YPC Patrons into private homes, clubs, or corporate spaces to view private collections not on display to the general public.

YPC Vault Tour
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Featuring a tour of the ROM's vaults and a feature talk on the Museum's upcoming special exhibition.
The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors is generously presented by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and Lead Sponsor Manulife Financial.

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*All dates subject to change. Event RSVPs will be collected following an invitation by email or mail.