Current Exhibitions

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
Iguana
Specially Priced Exhibition Until March 22, 2015
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? 
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.
"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.
Luohan Figure (glazed earthenware), Lio - Jin Dynasty, China, 11th century
An exploration into some of the founding donors who helped build the ROM’s Asian Collections and foster our long standing relationship with cultural China.
Illustration of the new Dinosaur by Danielle Dufault.
A new dinosaur has been discovered--with a strange feature never seen before!
Textile reproduction of a fly.
Textile interpretations of some of our most iconic objects
 "A Nesperces Indian" by Paul Kane. 1849-1856. Nez Perce, Columbia and Snake rivers region.
Infrared Reflectography reveals the initial drawings and underpaintings of Kane's oil paintings.
https://.www.rom.on.ca/en/exhibitions-galleries/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
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
The Franklin Expedition: The Bell Tolls Again
Closes April 2015 Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery, Level 1
The Minoan goddess in her display case
NOW OPEN Eaton Gallery of Rome, Level 3
Family Service Toronto opened Bolton Camp in 1922.
For 100 years, social work has made a significant impact in Toronto
Mounted Passenger Pigeons.
A thought provoking exploration of the demise of one of the most abundant species in the world, the year the ROM opened its doors.
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.
See portraits of Sir Edmund, the ROM's first chairman, and his wife, Lady Walker.