Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

BLUE: Out of the Depths
On Now Discover a story bigger than all of us.
our children and a woman cutting a birthday cake.
Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration and bring your idea of family into focus.
Art, Honour, and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana
Take a historical and contemporary look at Asafo flags, the insignia created for the numerous military Asafo companies of the Fante states along the coast of Southern Ghana.
Dunkleosteus intermedius
A display of spectacular pieces in anticipation of the new Dawn of Life gallery.
A diver from Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team works to remove kelp from the Erebus to better view and study the ship’s structure and artifacts.  © Parks Canada / Thierry Boyer
A nationwide outreach project brings to life one of Canada’s greatest Arctic mysteries.
Group shot of ROM staff at Yazdigird's Seraglio in Iran. ROM excavations at Yazdigird's Seraglio in Iran revealed that the ruins were once something different than others thought.
ROM Excavations in Iran 1975 – 1979 

Upcoming Exhibitions

Vikings: The Exhibition
Opens November 4, 2017
Palmyre ball gown (detail). Satin acetate textile by Robert Perrier embroidered with silver filé, sequins, pearls, jewels, and bone. Christian Dior, Paris, Automne-Hiver 1952-3. Ligne Profilée. Gift of Mrs. M. James Boylen.
Opens November 25, 2017

Online Exhibitions

The Burgess Shale: The Virtual Museum of Canada
Take an online dive into a 500-million-year-old sea  
ROM Rotunda
Over 300 of our artifacts have been captured in extraordinary detail on the Google Art Project, which allows visitors to virtually tour ROM galleries and curate their own digital collections.

Past Exhibitions