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".)
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
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).
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
Tatyana Vukovic spreads the word after her first visit. She is part of a project launched in November 2013 called Explore150. This is a uniquely Canadian project that brings together mobile technology and youth engagement to invite young people to discover, celebrate and share the beauty and...
One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
In the opinion of Dan Rahimi, the ROM as an institution has evolved. He uses the example of a new book to illustrate what the future can bring.
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...