Events

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!

YPC Members giving at the Adventurer level and above receive additional invitations to select Royal Patrons Circle (RPC) events. Upcoming RPC events can be found here

YPC Meet-Up
Friday, July 21 2017
Tour The Family Camera exhibition with an intimate group of YPC Members and an expert guide followed by optional drinks and snacks in c5 Lounge. 

YPC Summer Bash
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Don’t miss this spectacular cocktail party at the exclusive York Club. Featuring your favourite Fact or Fiction guessing games, this highly anticipated event will be a chance to mingle with members of the ROM’s Board of Governors. Invitation to come! 

Q&A with ROM Director & CEO Josh Basseches
Monday, September 18, 2017
Enjoy an opportunity to hear from our Director Josh Basseches at this event jointly held with Harvard Business School alumni

YPC Sneak Peek: Vikings: The Exhibition
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
YPC and Soho House members are invited to this exclusive lecture held at Soho House featuring Craig Cippola, Associate Curator (North American Archaeology)

Vikings: The Exhibition Opening Party
Thursday, November 2, 2017
An exclusive opening party for Royal Patrons and Young Patrons, featuring a celebratory reception and preview of this exhibition before it opens to the public. 

ROM Family Holiday Gathering
Sunday, November 26, 2017
ROM Circle Members and their family and friends celebrate the festive season with crafts, treats and visit from Santa. 

ROM New Year's Eve Bash
Sunday, December 31, 2017
ROM Patrons can ring in the New Year with #ROMNYE. Receive first access to tickets before the public. 

Recent Events

Chairs' Receiption
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The ROM’s annual celebration recognizing out incredible donors, volunteers and sponsors.

YPC FNL Meet-Up
Friday, May 26, 2017
YPC Members joined us for an evening of networking in ROM’s c5 Lounge, followed by another unabashed edition of Friday Night Live! This bonus event offered the opportunity to mingle with Upper Canada College alumni and celebrate new friends with a shared passion for art, culture and nature.

ROM Ball
Saturday, May 6, 2017
We celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with a spectacular evening of art, culture and glamour. 

YPC Shopping Event at Brooks Brothers
Thursday, April 6, 2017
As our Vault Tour Sponsor, Brooks Brothers opended their doors for an exclusive shopping event at their Bloor street store. 

Opening Party: Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Discover a story bigger than all of us at this exclusive preview and cocktail reception. 

YPC Vault Tour
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Don't miss this chance to explore behind-the-scenes at the ROM!

EVENT SPONSOR

YPC Sneak Peek
Monday, January 9, 2017
ROM Mammalogy Technician Jacqueline Miller gave YPC an insider look at the journey to bring Out of the Depths:The Blue Whale Story exhibition to life. 

ROM Family Holiday Gathering
Sunday, December 4, 2016
YPC Members and their family and friends celebrated the festive season with crafts, treats and a visit from Santa.

Trivia at #FNLROM!
Friday, November 18, 2016
YPC Members were invited to bring their trivia A-game for this ROM-themed game, co-presented by YPC. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Patrons Fact or Fiction
Thursday, October 20, 2016
A Patrons-only event that featured your favourite ROM guessing games! 

Bonus Event: Think2Thing Lab Tour
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
YPC Members explored how the world of 3D printing is being used in a Museum context on this exclusive tour.

YPC Presents at Soho House
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A small group of YPC Members enjoyed a special presentation on CHIHULY by Sascha Priewe, Managing Director, ROM Culture Centres.

YPC Meet-Up
Friday, September 23, 2016
Members enjoyed a special VIP tour of the ROM with Dave Ireland, Managing Director, ROM Biodiversity and Burton Lim, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy, followed by drinks in the c5 Lounge as part of Summer Fridays

YPC Summer Bash
Thursday, August 18, 2016
YPC Members took over Early Mercy on King Street for a private cocktail party and panel discussion with members of the ROM's Board of Governors. 

Wine Sponsor

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