Stories

Strikes

Strikes

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

Two of the ROM's unions were on strike for 6 weeks.

New Director

New Director

by Julia Matthews

1990s

Lindasy Sharp is appointed. He comes to the ROM from Australia and is a museum man. His title is President and CEO.

Into the Heart of Africa

Into the Heart of Africa

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

The exhibition opens in November with good attendance at the public programs. Early in the next year, protests begin and escalate. ROM changes the process by which exhibitions are proposed and approved. Full text of the catalogue may be found at...

Fact? or Fiction?

by Julia Matthews

1990s

The launch of what has become a popular annual fundraising event. Curators enjoy lying and attendees are fascinated by the challenges they are given.  The proceeds from the first one go to support the web site.which has been launched without extra funding.