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?
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).
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".)
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.
Most of our domestic dogs came from Toronto families, but Bungy had a different background. (See also "Curator's Work")
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...
Dan Rahimi explains one important way in which the ROM guards its reputation.
I wish there were an image of this party! Lincoln Alexander was Lt. Governor of Ontario from 1995 - 1991
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...
Dan Rahimi answers the question "Are there parts of the Museum that speak to you"?