ROM Celebration 2024


Celebrating Volunteerism and Philanthropy

On June 5, 2024, ROM warmly welcomed almost 400 guests for its annual ROM Celebration event. Now in its 27th year, this beloved tradition celebrates the many dedicated supporters and volunteers whose generosity enables extraordinary exhibitions, curatorial research and year-round public programming for over one million visitors each year.

The Museum was delighted to welcome the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Edith Dumont. She delivered inspiring remarks about ROM’s relevance and impact in Toronto, Ontario and beyond.

Lieutenant Governor’s Distinguished Service Award

The Lieutenant Governor’s Distinguished Service Award is the highest honour that can be bestowed on a ROM volunteer. This year’s awards were presented to:

Stephen W. Bowman

Liz Mitchell

Distinguished Corporate Service Award

BASF Canada

Donor of Merit Award

The Donor of Merit Award recognizes our donors whose inspired generosity has significantly advanced ROM’s mission. Our sincere congratulations and appreciation to the following individuals and groups:

  • The Bhalla Family
  • Satjiv Singh Chahil
  • Bikram S. Dhillon
  • The Khanuja Family
  • The Honourable Sarabjit & Amin Marwah
  • Sandhu Developments
  • Samuel & Esther Sarick & Family
  • The Toor Family Foundation

Congratulations to our honorees, and thank you to all our supporters for everything you do for ROM. Your tireless dedication and support will continue to inspire and transform our community for generations to come, proving that we live on in what we leave behind.