ROM's plans to make the galleries and exhibitions accessible are accelerated with help from many people. Christine Karza, Board Member, and Cheryl Blackman, seen in the video, have championed the initiatives.
The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.
William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.
This video shows the beginnings of the Discovery Room. It became a bigger gallery and then evolved into more hands on spaces in the ROM. Some of these original boxes are still available in the Hands on Biodiversity Gallery, for instance.
Janet Carding reflects on issues specific to the ROM, especially space and growth.
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
As a summer project, Vanessa Minke-Martin created a six minute history of the ichthyology collections at the ROM. It features interviews and field trip footage. Watching it will give you a fine idea of how the research carried out by curatorial departments animates the programs of the ROM.
Janet Carding describes what next year can mean to the role of the ROM in Toronto.
Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.
I wish there were an image of this party! Lincoln Alexander was Lt. Governor of Ontario from 1995 - 1991