July 2013

Monthly Archive: July 2013

We’re More Ancient than We Think

Posted: July 12, 2013 - 12:05 , by Maxine Kauter
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Artifacts grouped on a shelf for storage.

We’re More Ancient than We Think: An afternoon with April Hawkins, New World Archaeology Collection Technician.

Bringing the Streets to Life: ROM Walk - Amanda Hunter

Posted: July 11, 2013 - 17:32 , by Jacqueline Waters
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Toronto 2013: a fast paced, action packed city where we rarely stop to think about how its rich history has been masterfully included into the 21st century. 

 

Love at the ROM

Posted: July 11, 2013 - 09:56 , by Katherine Dunnell
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Nervous Kyle proposes to a surprised Ellen

Ellen and Kyle met in line with hundreds of others at the architectural opening of the ROM’s crystal June 2nd 2007.

Old School Still Works

Posted: July 10, 2013 - 09:08 , by Brian Boyle
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Film hanging on a string to dry.

The ROM's Photographer, Bryan Boyle, shares his experience with processing film and why he put these skills to use after the big Toronto storm.

An Ivory Triptych

Posted: July 8, 2013 - 08:36 , by Brian Boyle
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15th century European ivory hinged triptych with Crucifixion and Baptism scene

Every once in a while, well actually more on a very regular basis, some amazing artifacts come to our studio to be photographed.

Getting Our Game On

Posted: July 5, 2013 - 17:03 , by Bep Schippers
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ROM Game Jam!  Foretelling the Past

From August 9 to 11, the ROM will be hosting a horde of keen electronic game programmers, designers, artists, coders and other wizards for our first-ever “game jam.”

Stories from 2B - Talking about Canadian History

Posted: July 4, 2013 - 10:21 , by Maxine Kauter
Image of door with text "2B"

Australian intern, Maxine Kauter, knows nothing about Canadian history... but that's not stopping her from talking about it.

Oh Canada! Celebrating our history

Posted: July 2, 2013 - 16:16 , by Kelvin Browne
Buffalo Seed by Jane Ash Poitras

Recently, the Hon. James Moore, federal Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced the creation of a new initiative: Canada History Week...