Janet Carding describes what next year can mean to the role of the ROM in Toronto.
The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.
Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.
An assignment for class, everyone was asked to make a 30 second commercial for the ROM. When we got there I still had no idea what I was going to do for mine until I saw a Luohan sitting in the middle of a hallway and thought, "What if he could talk?" and then he spoke to me...
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?
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
ROM's plans to make the galleries and exhibitions accessible are accelerated with help from many people. Christine Karza, Board Member, and Cheryl Blackman, seen in the video, have championed the initiatives.
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
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.
One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.