A museum-side chat with William Thorsell, who this summer steps down as director and CEO after a decade of ushering in an era of revitalization at the ROM.
When Christian Dior’s extravagantly feminine New Look burst upon the fashion-starved post-World War II scene, not everyone accepted it—French saleswomen literally tore the dresses apart, spawning numerous anti-New Look protests. A glimpse into the rise of—and shock waves caused by—a fashion icon.
How forgery of art and collectibles has thrived since the days of Ancient Rome. Today even the world of fossils is not immune.
How far-reaching technologies help researchers unshroud the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
How one of the most endangered migratory birds is shoring up against its imperilled global flyways.
A behind-the-scenes look at the skill and detective work that goes into conserving artworks.
The ROM exhibition of Michael Scott’s collection, called Light and Stone, will feature among other things, a range of his emeralds from around the world, such as one from the famous Muzo mine in Columbia. How one man's passion for gems led to a collection that rivals those of royal families.
For 40 years, ROM magazine has been keeping readers up to date on the latest scientific breakthroughs and most current findings in archaeology and art history by ROM researchers. In celebration of the magazine’s 40th anniversary,we look at 40 of the Museum’s influential projects.