William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.
If you've ever wondered about how galleries and exhibitions are put together, you can listen to a seasoned professional explain....
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).
Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
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.
Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.
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.
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?
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
I wish there were an image of this party! Lincoln Alexander was Lt. Governor of Ontario from 1995 - 1991