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.

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Category: Blog Post
The Brain as installed in the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2014.

Artist, writer, thinker

Douglas Coupland is a man of many talents   

Category: Exhibition
Detail of the dress.

Worn: Shaping Black Feminine Identity by Vancouver based craft artist Karin Jones is the first contemporary art installation presented as part of the Of Africa project.

Category: Exhibition
The Franklin Expedition: The Bell Tolls Again

Take a deep dive into the intriguing mystery behind the ill-fated Franklin Expedition, which saw Sir John Franklin's two ships, the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror, vanish 160 years ago on a much-heralded Arctic expedition.