The opening gala for the 1959 exhibition "Masks: the Many Faces of Man" was great fun. Museum design staff provided some spectacular examples, but the guests rose to the occasion as well.
June 2, 2007
The crystal opens. 40, 000 people walk through empty space, which is then closed for the installation of galleries.
Some years ago, I was taking part in a ROM programme called (I think) My Favourite Object. Members of the curatorial staff brought their favourite object to what was the Chinese sculpture Atrium and placed it on a table for members of the public to look at and inquire as to why it was a favourite...
Connecting took its place among adult programs at the ROM in 1989. It was an instant success. One Wednesday every month Connecting took over the Members’ Lounge on the 4 th floor overlooking Bloor Street in the recently reopened museum. Billed as the ideal way for “enthusiastic singles” to...