ROM Magazine features an engaging, in-depth look into the Museum’s exhibitions, research, and collections. Highlighting world-leading scholarship, new initiatives, and recent acquisitions, the magazine brings to life some of the Museum’s most exciting and fascinating stories.
Chief Poundmaker’s great, great granddaughter on ROM, repatriation, and reconciliation.
A medal for the modern woman by Mimi Shulman
ROM holds one of the rarest meteorites found on Earth
How palaeoart brings to life worlds that existed billions of years in the past
Nathan Lujan on biodiversity, swimming with piranhas, and naming a species after his mom
Award-winning photographer Martin Gregus on his craft, adventures, and how to scare off polar bears
ROM acquires new collection of handmade toys
From prints to sculptures, Kusama’s pumpkin are a reflection of the self
From early aspirations of becoming a comic book artist to a career in museums, Akiko Takesue discusses the evolution of her interest and expertise in Japanese art.
The conservation of two ancient Chinese scroll paintings
Understanding wedding rituals through images on a vase from Ancient Greece
Gil Wizen and Mateus Pepinelli discuss the perks and perils of the job
From an elaborate song to attract a mate to a feverish call that signals danger, we look at how mammals use sound for communication.
Embodying centuries of culture and tradition, utensils play an important role in Japanese tea ceremonies
A glimpse into the lives of Canadian missionaries in the early 20th century
As the ROM unveils a new portrait of Austin Clarke, artist Neville Clarke shares his thoughts on the creative process
Regular updates on what’s blooming and who’s visiting
Attracting a mate is not easy, and for birds, it often involves elaborate courtship rituals to find the perfect partner
Fahmida Suleman of the ROM helped Canada Post in the creation of an Eid stamp—a religious holiday that promotes empathy and appreciation of humanity at large
From bulbous foreheads to giant compressible ribcages, we look at how whale skeletons are uniquely adapted for their size