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