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.

Birds with tags in ROM collection.

From deciphering genomes to studying the rate at which different species evolve, our ornithology collections are essential to informing new scientific research

Close-up of mummy of Chantress of Amun, Nefer-Mut.

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

Dense trees in forest.

A refreshed interpretation for the ROM’s Tree Cookie

OSIRIS-REx launching from Cape Canaveral.

A historic moment for NASA as spacecraft approaches descent on asteroid for sample collection

The ROM’s Plaza Gardens bring a buzzing green space to Bloor Street

Challenging old belief systems and offering fresh perspectives on colonial histories

How eighteenth-century global trade fostered a new-found fascination in plants and flowers from around the world, ushering in a golden age of botany that influenced the decorative arts

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