ROM World Art & Culture

The ROM is home to one of the world’s most extensive and eclectic collections of art and other cultural and historical objects. The scale of our collection is enormous, with tens of thousands of artifacts representing the entire sweep of human history. As the product of human invention, the fine arts and design in various media, popular arts, functional objects and the built environment are a direct extension of human thought and experience, shaping and reflecting historical and cultural identities. ROM research examines the complex and fascinating histories of different times and places, and to relate these explorations to our contemporary experience.

ROM World Art & Culture explores millennia of visual arts and material culture.

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Hosoda Eisui (fl. 1790–1823), Wakashu with a Shoulder Drum. Sir Edmund Walker Collection

Join George Hewson, ROM Educator, for an indepth workshop that will focus on the fundamentals of Japanese art.  This full day workshop includes a guided visit to the special exhibition A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints and lunch.

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by Aliya Mazari, M.A. student, Photography Preservation and Collections Management, Ryerson University