Stories

Want a Career at the ROM?

Want a Career at the ROM?

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1970s

Robert Barnett relates his varied career path, starting in childhood.

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

The Cost of Steel and Other Challenges

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2000s

William Thorsell talks about some surprises that contributed to the costs of Renaissance ROM.

A Director Remembers: Highs and Lows

A Director Remembers: Highs and Lows

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

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?

Wolverine Lodge

Wolverine Lodge

by ROM ReCollects Editor

1980s

Here is one of the tents with the opening title displayed.

Artifacts that Speak

Artifacts that Speak

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?

How to Assemble a Dinosaur

How to Assemble a Dinosaur

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2000s

This timelapse video shows how fast we had to work to construct the barosaurus in time for opening.

A Place to Celebrate and Share

A Place to Celebrate and Share

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

Tatyana Vukovic spreads the word after her first visit. She is part of a project launched in November 2013 called Explore150. This is a uniquely Canadian project that brings together mobile technology and youth engagement to invite young people to discover, celebrate and share the beauty and...

Ethan Meets Jane

Ethan Meets Jane

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

Ethan tells about a happy visit when he met someone he greatly admired.

Centennial Focus

Centennial Focus

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2010s

Janet Carding describes what next year can mean to the role of the ROM in Toronto.

Funding Renaissance ROM

Funding Renaissance ROM

by ROM ReCollects Editor

2000s

William Thorsell credits the people and the climate that made the project possible for the ROM and for Toronto.