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Inaugural Run for the ROM Brings Museum Family Together

Inaugural Run for the ROM Brings Museum Family Together

We were delighted to participate in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Group Charity Challenge on October 14, 2012. Many ROM staff came out as walkers and runners and the Museum was an official neighbourhood cheering station along the route. Despite the rainy weather, spirits were soaring

Meet an Extraordinary ROM Supporter

Meet an Extraordinary ROM Supporter

Meet Jean Read, Honorary Trustee, RPC Member and Chair of the Currelly Society Executive  Jean’s first involvement with the Royal Ontario Museum began around 1994 when, as a human resources professional, she was invited to join the Board of Trustees Human Resources and Labour Relations

An Unwavering Commitment to the ROM

An Unwavering Commitment to the ROM

Frank Potter, left, and Jack Cockwell The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honour the Museum can bestow on a volunteer and is reserved for those who have generously provided extraordinary and meritorious service to the ROM. The ROM recognized Jack Cockwell and Frank Potter with this

Friends of the ROM

Friends of the ROM

For more than five decades, ROM Friends groups have brought people together to engage with their passions, making a meaningful impact on the Museum and inspiring its community of supporters.   By making a small annual donation, you can become a part of Friends of the Canadian Collections, The

A Love for the ROM

A Love for the ROM

Celebrating 100 Years of Nurturing Discovery The ROM experienced an incredible wave of affection felt in Toronto and beyond as we celebrated the Museum’s 100th anniversary and launched our $15M Love the ROM Centennial Campaign. The City of Toronto marked the Museum’s birthday by declaring March

The Temertys – Two of the ROM’s Greatest Ambassadors

The Temertys – Two of the ROM’s Greatest Ambassadors

Louise and James Temerty Avid museum-goers, James and Louise Temerty discovered the ROM when they moved to Toronto from Montreal over 35 years ago. When the opportunity came along in 1998 for Jim to volunteer on the ROM Board of Governors, he jumped at the chance. Since then, the Temertys have

A Love for the ROM Endures

A Love for the ROM Endures

As dedicated members of the Department of Museum Volunteers (DMV), Rodger and Joann McLennan led countless tours over the past 20 years, enrapturing visitors with their infectious enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the Museum’s collections. Joann, a native New Yorker, met Rodger while

A Rock Star Collection Hits the ROM

A Rock Star Collection Hits the ROM

A one-of-a-kind ore and mineral collection is making its way to the ROM, thanks to the amazing generosity of our donors and corporate sponsors. The Kirwin Collection—a staggering global assortment of 25,000 ores and minerals—will be the largest single acquisition in the history of ROM Earth

Fashioning a Legacy at the ROM

Fashioning a Legacy at the ROM

Dr. Marian Fowler is a celebrated biographer renowned for her intimate portraits of individualistic women of style and substance. She herself collects vintage costume jewellery and has written about such fashion icons as Marlene Dietrich, Wallis Simpson, and Jackie Kennedy. Although she has many

Bishop White Committee Establishes ROM Curatorship

Bishop White Committee Establishes ROM Curatorship

For close to 60 years, the Bishop White Committee has enabled the ROM to steward and display the greatest collection of Japanese art in Canada. Together with the ROM, this passionate group of volunteers has established the Bishop White Committee Curator of Japanese Art & Culture—an endowed