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.
We have quite a bit to “carp” on when it comes to aquatic invasive species.
An interview with Sudheer Rajbhar of Chamar Studio, Mumbai, India
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
From deciphering genomes to studying the rate at which different species evolve, our ornithology collections are essential to informing new scientific research
How ongoing research is pushing the boundaries of Mummy Studies and teaching us about the lives of these ambassadors from the past
The newest exhibition at the ROM provides unique insights into the lives, mummification, and deaths of ancient Egyptians
A look at the extraordinary creativity and ingenuity across the region