William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
This is the story of how a new curator, David Evans, found the amazing barosaurus, which we named Gordo (for the curator, Gord Edmund, who had received it in the 60's).
Daniel Libeskind is announced as the architect for the project, following an international search. He sketches (and submits) his idea on napkins from the ROM's restaurant. William Thorsell talks about the process.
Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
Janet Carding reflects on issues specific to the ROM, especially space and growth.
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.