One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.
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...
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
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).
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.
If you've ever wondered about how galleries and exhibitions are put together, you can listen to a seasoned professional explain....
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.
I wish there were an image of this party! Lincoln Alexander was Lt. Governor of Ontario from 1995 - 1991
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.