Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Iguana
Specially Priced Exhibition Until March 22, 2015
Where do you belong?
We all come from somewhere. We’ve had unique life experiences. We are going in different directions. We may feel that we belong in one place, in many places, or nowhere.
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.
Detail of illustrated manuscript.
Celebrating a century of collecting at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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