One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.
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.
Dan Rahimi revisits the exhibition, reflects on the major changes it brought about, and explains what the ROM is doing this year to balance the scales. The full catalogue is accessible from this site (see the story "Into the Heart of Africa".)
Robert Barnett, Board Secretary, remembers what Mr. Goodman accomplished during his term as Board Chair.
Victor Dodig, now CEO of the CIBC (but Senior Executive Vice-President when this video was made), recalls his very first visit to the ROM. He explains what the relationship has meant to him over the years, and celebrates ROM's continuing connection to its bank.
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).
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.
Janet Carding is appointed Director and CEO. At the Australian Museum (encompassing nature and culture), she was Assistant Director of Public Programs and Operations. She has also been a curator at the Science Museum in London and was Head of Planning and Development at the the National Museum of...