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.
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
Jim Cruise tells about some ups and downs. The Queen's visit was a peak experience. In the Georgian Canada exhibition, which artifact did she like the best?
William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
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 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).
Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.
Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.