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.
Compelling art forces us to think about how our personal stories influence change in personal and public spheres.
Noelle Hamlyn’s upcoming new installation at ROM asks us to mend our relationship with dressing up.
Marking the Persian New Year with food and festivities
The contemporary search for sustainable cotton, colour, and design
Contemporary artist Elias Sime on staying human in an increasingly technological world
Named literally as the “right” type of whale to hunt, the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale is at risk of extinction
A closer look at Elias Sime’s Tightrope
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
How museum are rethinking and rewriting 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