William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.
This timelapse takes the project from demolition to opening.
Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?
Robert Barnett, Board Secretary, remembers what Mr. Goodman accomplished during his term as Board Chair.
William Thorsell muses on the aims of the new project for renewal.
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...
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.
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".)
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.
Victor Dodig, now CEO of the CIBC (but Senior Executive Vice-President when this video was made), recalls his very first visit to the ROM. He explains what the relationship has meant to him over the years, and celebrates ROM's continuing connection to its bank.