Monthly Archive: December ROM
I’m very excited to announce that a short video about the ‘Minoan’ Ivory Goddess has just gone live!
Sometimes collections grow out of chance encounters and long distance personal relationships. A couple of years ago, I was put in touch with Nharo!, a Toronto based fair trade company, by my colleague Trudy Nicks, who is a passionate explorer of the CNE international pavilion. Last year, this casual shopping connection, led to the acquisition of a large collection of Himba garments and accessories for the ROM African holdings.
In this third instalment of work on the ROM archives find out why the Ivory 'Minoan' Goddess has held such a lasting fascination.
In this second instalment of my work on the archives I pick up the story of the ROM’s ‘Minoan’ Ivory Goddess, looking at her fluctuating reputation within the museum itself.
Hallucigenia sparsa is no ordinary animal. This poster child of the Burgess Shale biota is the ultimate weirdo!
What are they building in there? A weekly chronicle from communications intern, Maxine Kauter.
ROM Biodiversity researchers studying insects, fungi, and mammals have been discovering new species in the heart of Borneo, in Gunung Mulu National Park, throughout the month of May....
Kay Sunahara introduced students to the study of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis.