It can be hard to get out there and enjoy your Friday nights when the weather outside is frightful, but the Royal Ontario Museum has got you.
ROM After Dark is taking over what used to be the museum’s Friday Night Live series, serving as the “after-hours bash for the creative and the curious” in Toronto.
Described as a channelling of creative energy and featuring curated music, visual arts, performances, and distinctive gastronomy, this series has been made for those looking to infuse their night out with meaning.
The first event in the new series will take place on Friday, January 24. Titled Lunar, the night will feature a celestial-themed celebration that will be — you guessed it — out of this world.
Soundscapes by NASA’s Artists in Residence will take guests to new dimensions, live performers will serve up awe-inspiring acts, and pop-up restaurants situated throughout the Museum will delight the senses.
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Plus, there will be some meta venue-within-venue experiences, like a dedicated jazz lounge and a pop-up planetarium, offering interstellar worlds for exploration.
And of course, throughout the night, guests will tuck into cocktails and Ontario wine and craft cider.
ROM After Dark will take place on select Fridays from 7:00 to 11:30 pm. Regular ROM tickets won’t get you in — the series is specially ticketed, and is only for adults 19+.
You can grab tickets online now. Prices are $27 for ROM Members, $30 for adults, and $24 for post-secondary students and seniors (all plus HST). One complimentary drink or food ticket is included with admission.
ROM After Dark
When: Select Fridays starting January 24
Time: 7 to 11:30 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum — 100 Queens Park
Tickets: Available online