Timeline

2000 - 2010

2000s

During the Summer of 2003, those of us in the Asian section of the Royal Ontario Museum hosted a special visitor from India: the leader of a school of Tibetan Buddhism, one of several schools from...

2000s

Timelapse of the Renaissance ROM Project
2000s

This timelapse takes the project from demolition to opening. 

2000s

Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • people gathered around a bulldozer
2000s

At the groundbreaking for the crystal, Hilary Weston and Michael Lee Chin get to drive the shovel.

2000s

Frogs of Nogies Creek
  • snake emerging from egg sac
2000s

My mum would take us to the ROM during March Break when we were kids growing up in Huntsville, but I hadn't returned since then - the early 80's.

2000s

Architect Chosen
  • Sketch of building on napkin.
2000s

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.