Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Maps, Borders and Mobility in Africa
Maps, Borders and Mobility in Africa reflects upon the Berlin Conference, a critical event in African history
Illustration of the new Dinosaur by Danielle Dufault.
A new dinosaur has been discovered--with a strange feature never seen before!
Viva Mexico! Clothing and Culture
The vibrant costumes of Mexico explode with colour and bold Mexican style!
Dunkleosteus intermedius
A display of spectacular pieces in anticipation of the new Dawn of Life gallery.
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
Leaf featuring three people
View Chinese art in a whole new light.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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.

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