Audio Description and ASL Guides

ROM’s Audio Description Collection
Enjoy the feature Audio Described files reviewing some of ROM’s most striking exhibitions 

ROM’s ASL Video Podcast Collection
Enjoy the feature ASL Video Podcast files highlighting Museum research and collections


Audio Description Icon ROM’s Audio Description Collection

Web visitors can enjoy ROM Audio Description files online. You can also download the ROM Audio Description files on your computer, mp3 player or mobile device for FREE. A limited number of tablets are available at the exhibition entrance upon request. ROM Audio Devices are free to visitors who are blind or who have vision loss. 

The following are the ROM’s ASL Video Podcast collection.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 (13 Stops)

This exhibition guide accompanies the Royal Ontario Museum's  Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017. See it in Toronto from December 16, 2017 to March 18, 2018.

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VIKINGS: The Exhibition (29 Stops)

This exhibition guide accompanies the Royal Ontario Museum's  VIKINGS: The Exhibition. See it in Toronto from November 4, 2017 to April 2, 2018.

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American Sign Language Icon ROM’s ASL Video Podcasts Collection

Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano (9 stops)

This exhibition guide accompanies the Royal Ontario Museum's Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano. See it in Toronto from June 13, 2015 - January 3, 2016. 

Videos contain no sound.

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El Anatsui: Exhibition Overview (Part 2)

February 24, 2011
The final segment of Lilanne Lortie's ASL tour of the Institute of Contemporary Culture's exhibition, El Anatusui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa features Akua's Surviving Children, a sculptural installation crafted from driftwood.

Video contains no sound.

Video Podcast

El Anatsui: Exhibition Overview (Part 1)

February 24, 2011
The first segment of Lilanne Lortie's ASL tour of the Institute of Contemporary Culture's exhibition, El Anatusui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa examines the technique and design behind the artist's large tapestries.

Video contains no sound.

Video Podcast
 

Staff Favourites: Paul Kane Paintings

April 26, 2007
Technician Liliane Lortie talks about the Paul Kane paintings on display in the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada: First Peoples.

Video Podcast

Beadwork

January 11, 2007
Technician Liliane Lortie on the personal appeal of the beadwork displayed in the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada: First Peoples.

Video Podcast

Bat Cave

September 06, 2006
Technician Liliane Lortie on the appeal of bats and experiencing the Bat Cave

Video Podcast