Timeline

2000 - 2010

2000s

Funding Renaissance ROM
2000s

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

2000s

William Thorsell, President and CEO 2000 - 2010
  • President William Thorsell's official portrait dark background
2000s

William Thorsell is appointed President and CEO. Soon follows the announcement of the most ambitious renovation yet. The Master Plan costing $200 million is called Renaissance ROM.

2010s

My name is Nathan Bennet. I am a 18 year old first year Math student at Ryerson University and I have worked at the Royal Ontario Museum for about 3 years.

2000s

The ROM is "Ours"
  • drawing of maiasaur
2000s

For many years, the ROM was our second home. We seemed to be there almost every weekend. As each of our children were born, they were just put in the stroller and off we went.

2000s

Friday Nights
  • mosasaur in "old" gallery
2000s

While I was attending the University of Toronto circa 2001-2005 I took advantage of so many free-admission Friday nights.