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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Category: Event
Develop the skills of the Mediaeval armourer, learn the secrets of the manuscript maker and experience what life was like for a knight-in-training!

Spend your days in the Middle Ages! Develop the skills of the Mediaeval armourer, learn the secrets of the manuscript maker and experience what life was like for a knight-in-training. Voyage to far off lands and encounter characters, legends, costumes, and arts of different cultures from the days of knights!

Category: Blog Post

By Ed Keall

 

The temporary exhibit space in the Wirth galleries of the Middle East and the Ondaatje gallery of Asia is designed to keep the galleries alive by encouraging visitors to repeat their visits because there is something new to see.

Category: Blog Post
Picture of the ROM looking southwest. Photo by @priscilla_mendes

Tour the museum BEFORE we open!