Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Photo exploration of the Royal Ontario Museum created by Michael Awad.
Explore every linear foot of the ROM, revealed like never before, in this intriguing exhibition.
Ancient textile with inscription "Victory from Allah to the servant of Allah"
A rare glimpse at archaeological textiles and costumes.
Fashion Follows Form: Designs for Sitting
Izzy Camillieri and the ROM turn clothing design on its head as we explore fashion inspired by function.
"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.
Detail of illustrated manuscript.
Celebrating a century of collecting at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Textile reproduction of a fly.
Textile interpretations of some of our most iconic objects

Upcoming Exhibitions

Fish specimen on white background.
See some of the oldest and rarest specimens from the ROM's Ichthyology collection and celebrate a milestone with the cataloging of the ROM's 100,000th fish.

Online Exhibitions

Tuugaaq: Ivory Sculptures from the Eastern Canadian Arctic
A virtual exhibition exploring Inuit historic carvings and culture based on the Dr. Jon A.
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