Stories

Eternal Issues

Eternal Issues

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2010s

Janet Carding reflects on issues specific to the ROM, especially space and growth.

Recollections from Our Centennial Partner

Recollections from Our Centennial Partner

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2010s

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.

The Future of Museum Funding

The Future of Museum Funding

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2010s

One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.

Dating for Authenticity

Dating for Authenticity

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2000s

Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.

An Important Gift

An Important Gift

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1990s

The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.

Artifacts that Speak

Artifacts that Speak

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2010s

Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?

Architect Chosen

Architect Chosen

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2000s

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.

Want a Career at the ROM?

Want a Career at the ROM?

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1970s

Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.

Wolverine Lodge

Wolverine Lodge

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1980s

Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.

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....