William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.
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".)
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.
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
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.
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).
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.