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A Fossil Paradise: The Discovery of the Burgess Shale by Charles D. Walcott

One hundred years ago a discovery was made that drastically changed our view of the history of life on Earth. The ROM presents A Fossil Paradise: The Discovery of the Burgess Shale by Charles D. Walcott explores the Burgess Shale’s early excavations, including vintage panoramic photos, site

The Nature of Diamonds

Throughout time, no other gem has captured the world’s imagination quite like the diamond — revered by royalty, celebrated by Hollywood and treasured the world over. What is it about these brilliant stones that captivates so completely? Explore the blockbuster exhibition The Nature of Diamonds

Shanghai 1860-1949: Historical Photographs

A complement to Shanghai Kaleidoscope, Shanghai 1860-1949 presents eighty historical photographs that document Shanghai’s architecture, inhabitants and way of life in the hundred years up to 1949. Shanghai’s current incarnation as China’s most modern and booming metropolis is not the first

Unbuilt Toronto: The City That Could Have Been

The Institute for Contemporary Culture, in partnership with the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) presents Unbuilt Toronto: The City That Could Have Been. Juried images of unbuilt projects from practising architects and designers are juxtaposed against historical images of unrealized building

Shanghai Kaleidoscope

This unprecedented view of one of the world’s most dynamic cities examines Shanghai as a laboratory for 21st-century urban creation. Leading artists, architects and fashion designers provide an insider's view of the high-speed, high-density, high-rise culture that is rapidly emerging in

TIFF Future Projections at the ROM

ICC in Partnership with the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival: Future Projections As part of the Toronto International Film Festival's Future Projections series, the ROM is pleased to present two unique film installations. When The Gods Came Down To Earth, by Toronto filmmaker Srinivas

Darwin: The Evolution Revolution

The most in-depth exhibition ever mounted on Charles Darwin! From his early years as a naturalist and his education in medicine and theology, to his groundbreaking voyage aboard the HMS Beagle, follow Darwin's path as he develops his ideas about evolution, insights which became the cornerstone

Roots to Rhythm: Scotiabank Caribana Art Exhibit

The bold rhythms found in the African drum, steel pan, jazz, gospel and more are celebrated on canvas in this colourful art exhibition featuring seventy works by acclaimed African-Canadian artists. Every year, the Association of African Canadian Artists produces an art exhibition that takes place

Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember

Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember explores the history of disabled people in Canada. A display of thirteen diverse objects reveals a rich and nuanced story that pays tribute to the resilience, creativity, and the civic and cultural contributions of Canadians with

The Black Star Sapphire of Queensland

Catch a rare glimpse of The Black Star of Queensland, one of the largest gem quality sapphires in the world. This brilliant six-point black star sapphire is on display for the first time since 1969. This incredible gem was found in the 1930s in the town of Anakie in Queensland, Australia. It