Saturday Morning Club

Connecting with the Past

I was 11 when my family moved to Toronto from a small Eastern Townships community an hour from Montreal. A school field trip into the city was a big deal! Actually moving and living in a big city was a really huge deal!

lizard in glass case with children

Charlie and Fido

In the 1960s my father was seconded to the ROM from the Toronto Board of Education and the immediate effect of this career move for me was access to the Royal Ontario Museum after closing hours.

My Brilliant Career

Robert Taylor and  the ROM

children racing on a lawn

Free Rein

My first experience with the ROM was in the mid 60’s when my brother and I participated in the Saturday Morning Club.  What is interesting is I have no recollection of adults being part of our experience.  I remember having free re

children in Egyptian costume on stage

Saturday Morning Club

Saturday Morning Club is started by Ruth Home, a successor to Margaret MacLean. For 26 years, it was guided by artist and sculptor, Eugenia Berlin.