Stories

Strikes

by Julia Matthews

1980s

Two of the 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.

Architect Chosen

Architect Chosen

by Julia Matthews

2000s

Daniel Libeskind is announced as the architect for the project, following an international search. He sketches his idea on napkins from the ROM's restaurant.

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.