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RUN for the ROM

The inaugural RUN for the ROM was a huge success! We were delighted to participate in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Group Charity Challenge on October 14, 2012. Many ROM staff came out as runners and the Museum was an official neighbourhood cheering station along the route. Despite

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

ROM Selfie Guide

ROM Selfie Guide

1. Mimicking a statue can be fun. Look closely at the statue to make sure you get it right. 2. When attempting to take a selfie with a dinosaur, please ensure the dinosaur is actually in the shot. 3. We know a good selfie is important, but please do not interrupt other visitors to get your shot. 4.

Troy, Magnus, and the ROM: The Road to Independence

Did you know that an estimated 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum? Individuals with autism experience the world differently, and bustling cultural attractions like the ROM can be overwhelming for some of them. We want to improve that experience, and provide the tools necessary to help

National Volunteer Week 2016 | The Best Thing About ROM Camp

National Volunteer Week 2016 | The Best Thing About ROM Camp

By: Kiron Mukherjee, ROMKids Coordinator When we receive our evaluation forms back at the end of every session of camp, our number one piece of positive feedback is not what you may think.  It's not  Futalognkosaurus, or Djedmaatesankh. The giant squid, the Ming Tomb. It's not the

Go West Young Man, and take a ROM Employee with you

I’ve just come back from Grasslands National Park with the Grand Prize Winner of the Find the Baby Bison contest, Alexander Muth. I’m the lucky ROM employee chosen to accompany him and his family on the trip (actually no luck involved at all, it was an arm wrestling competition and I’m

In Conversation with the Hon. Jean Augustine about “Exploring Black Feminine Identity” at the ROM

In Conversation with the Hon. Jean Augustine about “Exploring Black Feminine Identity” at the ROM

This Sunday, October 18 at 12:30 pm, join a panel of leading Canadian cultural critics as they explore the historical and contemporary constraints that can and have shaped Black female identity in Canada. This event is an opportunity to engage in conversations with leading experts to rethink

ROM Research Colloquium: Kim Tait

ROM Research Colloquium: Kim Tait

Name:  Kim Tait Title: Geology of the Rapid Creek On February 8th from 9:15am to 6:30pm ROM experts deliver fascinating 15-minute presentations on the latest research in the arts, archaeology and pure and applied sciences. Free (Museum admission not included). Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre.

Adventure ROM

A special program for Scouts & Girl Guides Book a guided ROM tour for your troop or unit! For each new themed tour completed, Scouts and Girl Guides earn a ROM-exclusive badge to add to their collection. Our tours include:  Natural History Adventure ROM-exclusive badge: A glow in the dark T.

8 things to know about the ROM’s reopened Weston Entrance

8 things to know about the ROM’s reopened Weston Entrance

With the reopening of the heritage Weston Entrance, the ROM is literally and symbolically throwing its doors open even wider and welcoming all audiences into the Museum. Here are 8 things to know about the Weston Entrance: Then and Now The construction of this wing began during the Great