Stories

Eternal Issues

Eternal Issues

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

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

Funding Renaissance ROM

Funding Renaissance ROM

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2000s

William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto. 

Centennial Focus

Centennial Focus

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

Janet Carding describes what next year can mean to the role of the ROM in Toronto.

Wolverine Lodge

Wolverine Lodge

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

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

Reflecting on "Into the heart of Africa"

Reflecting on "Into the heart of Africa"

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

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".)

A Director Remembers: Highs and Lows

A Director Remembers: Highs and Lows

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

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?

The Multiplicity of Possible Voices

The Multiplicity of Possible Voices

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

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.

Opening the Dior

Opening the Dior

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2000s

William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.

Want a Career at the ROM?

Want a Career at the ROM?

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1970s

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