Stories

History Within History

History Within History

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2010s

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.

Opening the Dior

Opening the Dior

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2010s

The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.

The Multiplicity of Possible Voices

The Multiplicity of Possible Voices

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2010s

In the opinion of Dan Rahimi, the ROM as an institution has evolved. He uses the example of a new book to illustrate what the future can bring.

How Exhibits Speak to Us

How Exhibits Speak to Us

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2010s

If you've ever wondered about how galleries and exhibitions are put together, you can listen to a seasoned professional explain....

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

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2000s

William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.

Funding Renaissance ROM

Funding Renaissance ROM

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2000s

William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.