The Royal Ontario Museum (the ROM) has announced four major projects to celebrate its Centennial.
1. A Welcome Project will transform the vast interior lobby.
2. A new performance space and ‘outdoor gallery’ will be designed by acclaimed TORONTO firm, Hariri Pontarini Architects and landscape architect Claude Cormier. It will run from Philosopher’s Walk to the corner of Queen’s Park.
3. A Gallery of Early Life about the most ancient living things is on the way.
4. A Director’s Fund for digitizing the ROM’s collections for greater access, and a Programming Fund to animate the Museum’s 8 Centres of Discovery.
Until September 1 – The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors is at the Royal Ontario Museum, http://www.rom.on.ca