Beat the Winter Blues with ROM at Home

Photo: Royal Ontario Museum

Until the ROM can reopen its doors to the public, activities and events continue to be offered on an online platform. Here's what's happening for families, to help beat some of the winter blues, and keep young minds engaged.

You'll find live discussions, topical Q&As, descriptive audio experiences, and behind-the-scenes videos from ROM curators and experts - all accessible via their website and social media channels: Facebook and Instagram.

What's on for the kids...

Beat the Winter Blues with ROM at Home

ROM Kids coordinator and camp director Kiron Mukherjee.

ROMKids Show: The One With The Constellations

Tune in every Tuesday at 2 pm on Instagram Live. In the next segment, ROM Kids coordinator and camp director Kiron Mukherjee is joined by ROM educator Julie Tomé as she presents new art pieces of constellations from all over the world in a fun and engaging crafting activity show.

With the ROMKids Show, kids can look up in the sky above and learn all about constellations! Watch here.

Missed any other episodes of the ROMKids Show? You can catch them here.

Beat The WInter Blues With ROM At Home

The Perfect Catch © Hannah Vijayan. Featured in Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020.

ROM Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest - Teens can enter!

Does your teen enjoy photography? Whether you're an amateur or professional photographer, the ROM invites you to share your captivating images of the natural world for a chance to win some amazing prizes including a Nikon Z611 DSLR Kit courtesy of Henry's, and more. You can share your wildlife image from your unlocked Twitter or Instagram account and include @ROMtoronto & #ROMwpyON (#ROMwpyJR for ages 13-17). Open to all residents of Ontario. Contest closes March 21, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. More

Activities & Resources

Find resources to engage with the ROM’s collections! If you're looking for fun games and activities to enjoy, there’s something here for everyone on this page: colouring sheets, virtual visits, Ask ROM Anything, Storytime for kids, computer games, and all kinds of projects for curious minds. More

We have a long winter ahead of us, so join the ROM for some captivating and educational at-home fun!

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