Where: Royal Ontario Museum
When: Visitors can experience ROM for the Holidays from December 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Cost: Vikings: The Exhibition, Christian Dior, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year are specially ticketed exhibitions. All ROM for the Holidays activities and programs are free with general admission.
Details: This holiday season, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will transform into a fun-filled winter wonderland with family-friendly programs that shine a spotlight on art, culture, and nature. Visitors can experience ROM for the Holidays with activities inspired by the feature exhibitions Vikings: The Exhibition, Christian Dior, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
ROM for the Holidays program highlights include:
-Exploring the daily lives of legendary Vikings with living history re-enactors from program partner Torvik.
-Pop-up contemporary dance performances inspired by the ROM collections, from Toronto Fringe Festival performers and program partner SaMel Tanz.
-Sing-along fun with high-energy musical duo and best friends Sonshine and Broccoli.
-Getting up close to wildlife with Toronto-based animal shelter Hands On Exotics, a Toronto-based animal shelter specializing in the rescue, care, and conservation of exotic animals.
-Paper-doll making inspired by the glamourous world of Christian Dior.
-A Family Lounge with fun and challenging games inspired by Vikings.
-Interactive learning with ROM experts and touchable specimens from the ROM collections.
-Arts and crafts, balloon creations, face painting, trivia, and more!
ROM for the Holidays extended hours of operation are as follows:
December 26-30, 2017; 10am to 7pm
December 31, 2017; 10am to 5:30pm
January 1-6, 2018; 10am to 7pm
January 7, 2018; 10am to 5:30pm
*Note: The ROM is closed on December 25, 2017.
More Info: www.rom.on.ca.