Currelly moves into basement even before the roof is completed and begins to unpack material he has collected in Europe and Egypt.
Charles Trick Currelly is appointed a collector for the University of Toronto at $500/year salary. He is working on excavations in Egypt and when back in Toronto, he arranges to display some of the material collected so that the people he is cultivating will be infected with enthusiasm and write...
The space exhibition may have influenced Col R S McLaughlin to donate $2m for a planetarium and a further million as an endowment fund. (Dr Meen, Chief Mineralogist, had been trying to raise interest for a decade). The University donated the land. At this point, there was again so much...
Two of the ROM's unions were on strike for 6 weeks.
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 rein of the museum galleries and it being simply great. Now .. I...
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. We hope that many people will share their stories about the effect that their experiences had on later lives.
The ROM acquires a new van. Did it visit your town?
Bishop William White of Honan calls on Currelly. For the next decade they work to build the collections – from early bronzes to the great wall paintings in the gallery named after him.
Admission fees rise to 25c. A new exhibition hall opens with “Impact”