ROM Promotions

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:45am

We’d be pleased to partner with you again to offer a new promo code for 20% off admission tickets purchased online to the ROM’s new haute couture and design exhibitions:

  • Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, June 2 - October 8, 2018
    Explore the extraordinary designs of Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen's 2008-2015 collections that push the boundaries of traditional fashion and craftsmanship. Her looks have graced red carpets and have been worn by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and more.
  • Philip Beesley: Transforming Space, June 2 - October 8, 2018
    This installation merges chemistry, artificial intelligence and encompassing soundscapes from Philip Beesley and his collaborators to create a visually stunning, interactive and immersive environment.

You may also appreciate seeing our latest natural history exhibition which also features culture and art:

  • Spiders: Fear and Fascination, June 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019.
    Learn about these ingenious predators who use one of nature’s most versatile materials – spider silk. See the vibrant yellow robe woven from the silk of 1.2 million golden orb spiders.

Opening of OCAD U CO executive training facility. Photo by Martin Iskander.
OCAD University celebrated the opening of its new waterfront campus, OCAD U CO  ̶   the university’s new executive studio that uses creative problem-solving to drive innovation and change. Located at Daniel City of the Arts, the new facility is also the home of Imagination Catalyst entrepreneurship and commercialization hub, which supports companies committed to design-driven products and services.
Infographic about repaying debt
Happy Financial Literacy Week~!
Portrait of Peter Milligan
Philanthropist, lawyer, advocate for Canadian contemporary artists and friend of OCAD U Peter Milligan passed away at age 69. Milligan and his wife Dorene MacAulay Milligan, an OCAD U alumna, were tremendous supporters of the university since 2003.
l-r: Dr. Sara Diamond, Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Dr. Marie Wilson,MPP Chris Glover and Dr. Bob Phillips
Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor, OCAD University, welcomed Dr. Marie Wilson as the first keynote speaker in the 2018-2019 President’s Speaker Series. An award-winning journalist and Commissioner of the historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), Dr. Wilson discussed the lessons learned from the TRC and how Canadians can chart a way forward in the context of reconciliation.
Ryan Rice, Associate Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School with participants. Photo by Martin Iskander.
OCAD U’s Ryan Rice, Associate Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, formerly Delaney Chair, along with The Inuit Art Quarterly/Inuit Art Foundation (IAF), hosted a meet-and-greet with partners of the Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership: The Pilimmaksarniq/Pijariuqsarniq Project.
Couzyn van Heuvelen, Duke Redbird, Sara Diamond, Jaime Watt and Gabriel Rojas Ruska
OCAD University’s historic George Reid House has officially re-opened following a dynamic renovation of the building, including the addition of Indigenous artwork created by Inuk artist Couzyn van Heuvelen.
President Sara Diamond, left, and Dr. Alia Weston (photo courtesy: Toronto Star)
OCAD U is conducting research tied to Sidewalk Labs’ proposal for a “smart city” that would be built on a 12-acre site known as Quayside. In mid-September, ten research grants were made available to faculty members at post-secondary institutions and three of these grants were awarded to OCAD U researchers. The initiative is funded by Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto and the Toronto Foundation.
Pitch competition winner, Abid Virani, receives prize cheque from Cassels Brock’s Aly Somani. Photo courtesy, Valerie Poon.
OCAD University’s newest entrepreneurs from the Imagination Catalyst squared off at the Cassels Brock Pitch Competition on September 27, competing for $5000 in start-up funding.  Abid Virani, co-founder & COO of Fable Tech Labs, took the top prize, out-pitching their colleagues from OCAD U’s business incubator. 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:45am

We’d be pleased to partner with you again to offer a new promo code for 20% off admission tickets purchased online to the ROM’s new haute couture and design exhibitions:

  • Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, June 2 - October 8, 2018
    Explore the extraordinary designs of Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen's 2008-2015 collections that push the boundaries of traditional fashion and craftsmanship. Her looks have graced red carpets and have been worn by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and more.
  • Philip Beesley: Transforming Space, June 2 - October 8, 2018
    This installation merges chemistry, artificial intelligence and encompassing soundscapes from Philip Beesley and his collaborators to create a visually stunning, interactive and immersive environment.

You may also appreciate seeing our latest natural history exhibition which also features culture and art:

  • Spiders: Fear and Fascination, June 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019.
    Learn about these ingenious predators who use one of nature’s most versatile materials – spider silk. See the vibrant yellow robe woven from the silk of 1.2 million golden orb spiders.
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