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.
Sediment core from Crawford Lake shows evidence of how humans have substantially altered the Earth over a short period of time. Could it define the beginning of a new epoch in our world's history?
Wildlife Photographer of the Year winner Nick Kanakis talks about that winning shot that got him the prize in 2022, his love for snakes, and his advice for young photographers.
The ROM’s newest collection highlights how facemasks have become symbols of social, economic, and artistic expression
Norse arrival in Canada was the culmination of many decades of western expansion driven by a thirst for land and profit
A collection of images captures the visible migrant Indian community along with the social isolation caused by British temporary migration policies
Winnipeg-born artist Divya Mehra’s work observes the stark contrast between the consumption of foreign culture and the rejection of foreigners
ROM Curator Deepali Dewan contemplates how family photographs shape our experiences and identity, while chronicling our stories of movement
The Mars Perseverance Rover will give us the most complete picture of the Red Planet to date as we consider the big question—was there ever life on Mars?
The annual upstream salmon migration is an incredible journey of power and endurance as these tenacious fish navigate one of the most taxing periods of their lives
A look at the migratory patterns of butterflies, flies, and dragonflies
An interview with architect Robert Jan Van Pelt on how Auschwitz was constructed to be a death camp
A forthcoming book looks at the current state of cultural emergency forcing museums to rethink and rewrite the stories of their collections
Rethinking the spread of early civilization in the Andes
The nomadic winter finches are irruptive migrants who plan their travels based on food supply
A porcelain vase in the ROM’s collections tells a darker story of how the concentration camp system in Germany used forced labour to produce decorative objects for the Nazi party
A new ROM painting, by Japanese-Canadian artist Norman Kiyomitsu Takeuchi, focuses on how identity is shaped by experience
An object in the ROM’s collections calls attention to the rejection of Wisconsin Ojibwe treaty rights and highlights how a beer can became a symbol of intolerance
How do our stories shape our artistic expression? Walter Toshiyuki Sunahara’s visually striking paintings contemplate his childhood memories of internment in the remote interior of British Columbia during the Second World War
ROM Trustee Rita Shelton Deverell on the leading role museums can play in an informed future
Like many of today’s millennials, adolescent Sabre-Toothed Cats stayed with family longer than expected