Royal Ontario Museum

100 Queens Park
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 2C6


The chintz created by India from the 1600s was unparalleled to anything else at the time. Indian artisans had not only mastered an immense chemical knowledge in order to apply bright dyes onto cloth, but they also managed to monopolize a global trade of the textile.

Follow the story of life from the very beginning. The Willner Madge Gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum holds fossils dug from Canadian soil, spanning back nearly 4 billion years.

The multifaceted exhibition showcases over 400 live and preserved spider specimens in addition to featuring interactive games and video experiences.

“Positioning Black contemporary art in the core of the ROM is a gesture of establishing presence…”