illuminated scene of Crystal on opening night

Opening Ceremony

The crystal opens. 40, 000 people walk through empty space, which is then closed for the installation of galleries.

steel beam against white sky

Raising the Last Beam

Staff, volunteers, workers, and the architect sign the last steel beam to be put in place.

man and woman with yellow balloons in background

90th Birthday

A birthday party with cake and balloons is also the chance to announce that the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, and Hilary and Galen Weston will each donate $10 million to Renaissance ROM.

man emerging from car with others greeting him

Doors Open

March 19, 1914 is ROM's official opening day.

Chinese tomb and other sculpture on Bloor St frontage of ROM

Diamond Jubilee

The ROM celebrates its 60 year anniversary. Cosmetic changes are made to the interior and exterior.