ROM Magazine

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.

ROM’s curators on fast fashion, fieldwork, and sustainability.

A hand and ruler measuring recycled tire innertubes

An interview with Sudheer Rajbhar of Chamar Studio, Mumbai, India

Clownfish on a coral.

How fishes disrupt our heteronormative understanding of gender and sexuality.

A flying horseshoe bat.

Think you know the role of bats in this pandemic? Think again.

From getting bitten by a mosquito carrying parasitic fly eggs to spending long hours alone tracking insects, entomologist and photographer Gil Wizen shares some on his award-winning nature photography, entomologist and photographer Gil Wizen on his award-winning nature photography

A trilobite featured in the Willner Madge Gallery, Dawn of Life.

ROM photographer Paul Eekhoff on shooting Mobile Palace and his beetles side hustle

With new tech and clear resolve, Dr. Nathan Lujan plans his return to the Amazon

Symbolizing strength, courage, and good fortune, the tiger motif can be found on bronze vessels, tomb figurines, paintings, and even utilitarian objects such as pillows

Child’s Haggadah

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

two whale skeletons

Plus, what it means for mental health—and museums

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

Polar bears swimming

Award-winning photographer Martin Gregus on his craft, adventures, and how to scare off polar bears

Mariachi toy band

ROM acquires new collection of handmade toys

Black and white print showing a pumpkin.

From prints to sculptures, Kusama’s pumpkin are a reflection of the self

Curator in collections room

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.