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.
The ROM commissioned a Dior dress for the exhibition "BIG". Here is how it is received upon arrival.
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".)
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.
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.
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).
William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.