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.

One of the few minerals that form in bio-microsystems, such large and transparent crystals are few and far between

Gloeyend in Dutch portrait painting in the late 16th and 17th centuries

Kirk Hammett standing in front of three paintings of burning ships.

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on the manifestation of fear and uncertainty in art

A Fashion Dialogue Between East and West

Separated in 1912, two portraits are reunited after more than 100 years

More than one million spiders produced the large handwoven cloth

Maharaja by Panchal Mansaram.

Mansaram collection encapsulates works ranging from before 1980 to present

Fold II is displayed in Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery 

The story behind the sculptures at Museum subway station

See spiders in a new light with Spiders: Fear & Fascination

How Iris van Herpen transformed the fashion world

Urn in the shape of a figure.

New publication explores a mysterious Zapotec urn’s origins and authenticity

Inside “Denyse Thomasos: just beyond,” AGO’s Thrilling New Exhibition

As the sun sets behind them, Dr. Nathan K. Lujan and his team boat down the Rio Napo, laden with an array of supplies.

Inside a journey through the Ecuadorian Amazon to find the largest freshwater scaled fish