Ethan tells about a happy visit when he met someone he greatly admired.
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).
If you've ever wondered about how galleries and exhibitions are put together, you can listen to a seasoned professional explain....
This timelapse video shows how fast we had to work to construct the barosaurus in time for opening.
William Thorsell muses on the aims of the new project for renewal.
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
This timelapse takes the project from demolition to opening.
The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.
This video shows the beginnings of the Discovery Room. It became a bigger gallery and then evolved into more hands on spaces in the ROM. Some of these original boxes are still available in the Hands on Biodiversity Gallery, for instance.
William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.