Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Iguana
Specially Priced Exhibition Opens November 22, 2014
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
Genizot presents new work from internationally acclaimed author and artist Bernice Eisenstein
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.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything
One of Canada's most provocative artists and cultural thinkers questions what our future holds
Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano
Canadian premiere exhibition tells the dramatic story of a city frozen in time.

Online Exhibitions

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.
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