Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.
Janet Carding is appointed Director and CEO. At the Australian Museum (encompassing nature and culture), she was Assistant Director of Public Programs and Operations. She has also been a curator at the Science Museum in London and was Head of Planning and Development at the the National Museum of...
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
One of Canada's most generous and energetic philanthropists, Hal Jackman ponders the situation for institutions like the ROM.
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.
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...
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.
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
William Thorsell muses on the aims of the new project for renewal.
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")