Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Found in more than a dozen tiny pieces, this reconstructed "mini-pot" has incised shoulder decoration typical of Late Woodland period ceramics in Ontario. Some scholars suggest that mini-pots may have been practice pots made by children.
Do you know what lies beneath your feet? 
Maps, Borders and Mobility in Africa reflects upon the Berlin Conference, a critical event in African history
"The Peacock Skirt", Plate V from "Salome" by Oscar Wilde (English, 1854-1900) Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (English, 1872 –1898) Lithograph printed on wove paper London, England 1894 Gift of Sir William C.C Van Horne 946x97.7.5
Explore a pivotal period of innovation and experimentation.
Portrait of Charles Trick Currelly as a young man.
The ROM's first Director of Archaeology.
Detail of illustrated manuscript.
Celebrating a century of collecting at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Illustration of the new Dinosaur by Danielle Dufault.
A new dinosaur has been discovered--with a strange feature never seen before!

Upcoming Exhibitions

Sash fringe (detail)
New exhibition opens May 9
Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Canadian premiere exhibition tells the dramatic story of a city frozen in time.

Online Exhibitions

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.
The Burgess Shale: The Virtual Museum of Canada
Take an online dive into a 500-million-year-old sea  
Tuugaaq: Ivory Sculptures from the Eastern Canadian Arctic
A virtual exhibition exploring Inuit historic carvings and culture based on the Dr. Jon A.

Past Exhibitions