ROM Canada

Canada’s heritage is one of diverse cultures and deep roots, originally defined by Aboriginal cultures and subsequently by English and French arrivals, and later by a mosaic of international immigration. ROM Canada is unique, focusing on culture and nature, while encouraging interpretations of Canada based on the convergence of both. Explore the development of Canadian identity and Canadian-ness in the context of place and climate through centuries of changing technologies and symbols.
 
ROM Canada explores our culture and nature.

What's New

Category: Event

Prepare to laugh, cry, and be empowered with activist and comedian, Candy Palmater. From student council president in a small rural high school, to valedictorian of her law school class, to a master’s in education and a national TV show, Candy’s life experiences are both unique and universal.

Category: Blog Post
an indigenous man wearing hip-hop clothing stands with his hands raised, giving instructions

By Bella McWatch, Kiowa Wind Memorial (KWM) Indigenous Youth Intern

In June, the entire country will be filled with festivities to commemorate National Aboriginal History Month. The ROM Learning Department is taking this opportunity to continue its ongoing reconciliation efforts through participation by offering Indigenous special events for school groups throughout the month.

Category: Blog Post

By Catherine Tammaro, Richard Zane Smith, and Craig Cipolla. Nearly a year ago we met together at the Royal Ontario Museum to discuss and handle Wendat pottery. Our meeting led to a small collaborative research and...