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Opening September 1st, 2020
Experience the timeless and universal appeal of one of the most adored fictional characters of all time – Winnie-the-Pooh –– in this immersive and playful exhibition. Kids and grown ups of all ages are invited to discover and rediscover the magical world of this much-loved bear and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood.
Featuring interactive activities and larger-than-life environments, this exhibition will make you fall in love again with these thoughtful characters and delight in their resourcefulness while appreciating the universal themes of cooperation, friendship and tolerance that they embody. Showcasing original sketches, manuscripts, letters, photographs and memorabilia, Winnie-the Pooh brings to life the story behind the creative partnership of author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard. Finally, have your own Heritage Minute and find out how a black bear from White River, Ontario, inspired the honey-loving, yellow-furred bear of very little brain in this exhibition exclusively at the ROM, the only Canadian stop on the tour.
Nurture your child's creativity and curiosity this holiday season with an enchanting dance adventure through the Land of Sweets lead by The Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy! Dancers ages 3-8 are invited to join Goh Ballet on a unique virtual journey to experience the magic of The Nutcracker. Each imaginative class will be themed with music, and characters from this holiday classic. Sugar Plum Fairy will introduce the basics of ballet steps and encourage imagination during these fun-filled and energetic sessions, inspiring self-expression and a passion for movement. Your aspiring dancer will be immersed in the magic of the Nutcracker week-by-week as the story unfolds. Join in from the comfort of your home and make unforgettable memories this holiday season.
Dec 21-24 -10-11am
In Santa’s Creator Club, children will participate in various creative play activities designed to promote the creative, social, and expressive skills of children, all done around a fun Christmas theme: Holidays Ornaments, Santa's Sleigh and Reindeer, and many more ideas!
YOUR CHILD WILL NEED: SMALL BIN OF LEGO® Bricks -loose bricks will do just fine!
$ 35.00 CAD
Nothing says the holidays like candy canes! So why not learn to make your own? In this 2 hour workshop, participants will learn just that. First, our chef will educate the group on the foundations of sugar work and candy making, discussing topics of temperature, the do’s and don’ts of candy making, and safety precautions of sugar work. From there, participants will prepare their molten sugar mixtures, and end off by colouring and adding flavour to their base candy. Next, our chef will guide the group as they pull their sugar, creating the optimal colour and texture for their candy canes. Lastly, the group will assemble and shape their candy canes, ending the class with up to 20 homemade candy canes and the knowledge and experience to recreate the magic next season!
Discover the magic of the holiday season this winter with a visit to the Toronto Zoo’s brand new Holiday Marketplace. Beginning on November 20, the Toronto Zoo’s front courtyard will transform into our second seasonal marketplace, showcasing some of the amazing producers, processors, artisans in our community. Friday through Sunday until December 20 and on December 21, 22 & 23, join us from 2:00pm to 8:00pm to celebrate the magic of the holidays while supporting local businesses, your community and your Toronto Zoo this holiday season.
Recognizing the need for safe, in-person programming for children over the winter break, the McMichael is offering a studio-based program specifically tailored for small groups that will allow the kids to explore the exhibitions from 9 to 10 am daily when the gallery is closed to the public and then hone their artmaking skills in studio. Children will create new pieces every day in various mediums while discovering new techniques and painting styles.
November 20th- January 4th
Come join us this Christmas for the most magical event closest to the GTA! Drive and experience the magic of more than a million illuminating lights, dazzling animated and static displays, music shows, simulated starburst firework lights and our spectacular lights tunnel in the comfort of your own vehicle. Help us raise $100,000 for Sick Kids Hospital and $20,000 for Toronto Animal Shelter with each ticket you buy. Catch our early bird ticket at a 15% discount! Each ticket price is per vehicle up to 8 passenger! Take advantage of our 2 visits for 1 deal for any day of the week! We look forward to seeing you all there! This is definitely an event you won't want to miss!
September 19th 2020-March 21, 2021
Royal Ontario Museum
Mummies have captured our imagination throughout time. Uncover the secrets of six mummified individuals from ancient Egypt in this compelling exhibition from the British Museum. Using the latest technology explore how these people lived along the Nile and what happened to them after they died.
Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries. presents unique insights into six mummies spanning 900 BCE to CE 180 including a priest’s daughter, a temple singer and a young child. Combining CT scans, digital visualizations and the latest research, this exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse into these ancient lives. Each mummy has a story to tell.
November 20- January 4
After a sold out Halloween Nights of Lights, we are bringing the socially distanced, fully contactless drive thru experience to the Holiday season! An immersive experience like none other, featuring more than 1,000,000 LED lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Holiday tunes. Nights of Lights is the must-see drive through event of the Fall season for all ages. Turn up the volume and roll down the windows because this dazzling light display only happens once a year
9 & 99: The Howe ● Gretzky Exhibition
Extended through Labour Day, September 7, 2020
Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street, Toronto
An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great One’. HHOF.com.
May 2019- December 31, 2023
For more than 60 years, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (born 1929) has invited people to participate in her groundbreaking visions of infinity. Over the past three decades, this prolific experimental artist has become an internationally acclaimed art-world icon, with work presented across the globe.
INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - LET’S SURVIVE FOREVER features mirrored spheres suspended from the ceiling and arranged on the floor. A mirrored column inside the room invites visitors to peer into a seemingly infinite field of silver orbs.
This is a permanent exhibition.
Running until December 15, 2020
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park Toronto, ON
Stand in the shadow of mighty T. rex… or underneath Gordo, the enormous Barosaurus… or beside our famous hadrosaur Parasaurolophus. No matter what the first stop on your dinosaur journey will be, you'll enter a gallery showcasing one of the world's best collections.
Hundreds of specimens welcome you to a gallery bursting with iconic and unusual dinosaurs, fossilized plants, insects and marine life. At the time dinosaurs lived, they shared the planet with other life on land, in the sea and in the air. Trace the development, relationships and legacy of all creatures that lived during the Age of Dinosaurs.
Terra Lumina is the eleventh unique experience created in Moment Factory’s Lumina night walk series.
After nightfall at the Toronto Zoo this winter, you are invited to pursue an immersive experience along a 1.5 km walking path that travels into the future and back.
Your journey begins when a portal carries you into the luminescent wonders of the year 2099, a time when humans and nature have learned to live in harmony.
Let yourself be transported by vibrant lighting, multimedia effects, breathtaking video projections and an original score to an enchanted world filled with possibility. And explore this bright and hopeful future to reveal the powerful secrets of tomorrow.
July 13, 2019- January 5, 2021
Famous guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition explores Hammett’s significant collection and examines the connection between artistry, emotion, and popular culture through a selection of works from 20th-century cinema.
It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.
Starts September 12, 2020
Royal Ontario Museum
Made with novel cotton, vivid colours and exuberant design, the painted and printed cottons of India changed human history; they revolutionized art, fashion and science wherever they went around the globe. Featuring pieces from the Museum’s world-renowned collection, and several important international loans, this ROM-original exhibition explores how over thousands of years India’s artisans have created, perfected and innovated these printed and painted multicoloured cotton fabrics to fashion the body, honour divinities, and beautify palaces and home
Running until January 23, 2021
1 Yonge St. Toronto
The world-premiere of the new Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit from the creators of the blockbuster show at Atelier des Lumières seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris.
Be immersed in 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projection animating the masters’ oeuvre and illuminating the mind of the genius. Wander through giant projections that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and colour as you have never experienced them.
Visitors will be immersed in Van Gogh’s works — from his sunny landscapes and night scenes, to his portraits and still life paintings. The installation includes the Mangeurs de pommes de terre (The Potato Eaters, 1885), the Nuit étoilée (Starry Night, 1889), Les Tournesols (Sunflowers, 1888), and La Chambre à coucher (The Bedroom, 1889).