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.
One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.
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...
The Honorable Hal Jackman shares his thoughts about collecting.
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).
Ethan tells about a happy visit when he met someone he greatly admired.
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".)
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.