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.

New research reveals how differing techniques of weighing a dinosaur yield strikingly similar results

An ancient, fossilized marine worm crawls into the light

New research shows evidence of advanced disease in dinosaur bone

Terracotta statuette offers a glimpse into the history of men’s fashion

Close-up with portrait, with canvas before cleaning pointed out.

Tales of art conservation from Senior Paintings Conservator Heidi Sobol

A look at one of our secret collection rooms

Sebastian Kvist setting a leech trap in Lake Vermilion.

Sebastian Kvist on how new study offers insights into the powerful anticoagulants present in leech saliva

Every spring birds travel north to their breeding areas

Photographer laying in the snow to get a shot.

Learn more about what it’s like to be a wildlife photographer

The Canadian loons are back in season

How an ancient Greek statue found its way to our conservation lab

A young girl’s garment from the eighteenth century

Two ROM staff load an SUV with PPE.

Museum staff donate PPE in response to appeal made by local hospitals

Jumping spider.

ROM Entomologist Brad Hubley shares insights into what makes these eight-legged creatures special

How the ROM’s extensive Ornithology collection is crucial to understanding bird diversity and evolution

A sneak peek at some of the objects in the ROM’s renowned chintz collection

Using wax to create giant blackfly and mosquito models in Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches

Hands pressing a stamp with yellow paint onto white fabric.

How Indian chintz transformed fashion, trade, and technology