Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

BLUE: Out of the Depths
On Now Discover a story bigger than all of us.
our children and a woman cutting a birthday cake.
Opens May 6, 2017. Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration and bring your idea of family into focus.
Art, Honour, and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana
Take a historical and contemporary look at Asafo flags, the insignia created for the numerous military Asafo companies of the Fante states along the coast of Southern Ghana.
Dunkleosteus intermedius
A display of spectacular pieces in anticipation of the new Dawn of Life gallery.
A diver from Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team works to remove kelp from the Erebus to better view and study the ship’s structure and artifacts.  © Parks Canada / Thierry Boyer
A nationwide outreach project brings to life one of Canada’s greatest Arctic mysteries.
Image: Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Seed. Mixed media, oil on canvas, 2004.
Four paintings explore colonialism and traditional knowledge of the therapeutic properties and spiritual significance of plants

Upcoming Exhibitions

Painting of a Memekweshik, by Norval Morrisseau
Opens June 17, 2017.  Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries.
Digital illustration of the exhibition.
Opens June 25, 2017
Vikings: The Exhibition
Opens November 4, 2017

Online Exhibitions

The Burgess Shale: The Virtual Museum of Canada
Take an online dive into a 500-million-year-old sea  
ROM Rotunda
Over 300 of our artifacts have been captured in extraordinary detail on the Google Art Project, which allows visitors to virtually tour ROM galleries and curate their own digital collections.

Past Exhibitions