Robert Barnett, Board Secretary, remembers what Mr. Goodman accomplished during his term as Board Chair.
Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
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).
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
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.
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
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.
This timelapse video shows how fast we had to work to construct the barosaurus in time for opening.