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Pacifist Males & Warrior Females

Posted: November 21, 2014 - 16:36 , by Deepali Dewan

During the recent Hero-themed Friday Night Live at the ROM, I brought out examples of popular prints from the collection that explored different hero tropes in South Asian culture. Here are some of them. About a hundred year ago, mass produced colour lithographs proliferated across the South Asian subcontinent creating new imaginary communities through a shared visual imagery. In this new kind of visual culture, hero images seemed to flip traditional gender roles by being dominated by warrior females and pacifist males.

My Experience as a Web Intern at the ROM

Posted: July 31, 2014 - 15:14 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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Behind the entrance to the Bat Cave, is this delightful diorama of deer in the forest. This reminded me so much of the forest diorama at The Royal British Columbia Museum.  Photos by Jaime Clifton-Ross (left) and Royal British Columbia Museum (right).

Jaime Clifton-Ross reflects on her Summer 2014 internship at the ROM.

Google+ Hangout on Air: Butterflies of Ontario

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 11:29 , by Ryan Dodge
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Black Swallowtail - Papilio polyxenes

Join us on July 16th at 2pm EST for our next Google+ Hangout on Air as we chat about the new ROM Field Guide to Butterflies of Ontario!

Sharing of Museum Biodiversity Data on the Web

Posted: June 5, 2014 - 11:50 , by admin
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Map of the world.

Learn about where you can find open source data from our biodiversity collections

ROM Revealed Weekend on Social Media

Posted: May 5, 2014 - 12:04 , by Ryan Dodge

Some of the action from social media from the ROM Revealed Weekend

The ROM's presence on Social Media

Posted: May 2, 2014 - 10:00 , by Ryan Dodge
Business Cards listing the new social media accounts.

A BIG annoucement and a little shift in how we do social at the museum. 

Join us for #MuseumWeek

Posted: March 21, 2014 - 09:18 , by Ryan Dodge
#MuseumWeek

Museums around the world will gather on Twitter for #MuseumWeek, Mar. 24-30th, 2014

March 19th, 2014 - #ROM100

Posted: March 20, 2014 - 12:03 , by Ryan Dodge
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ROM Staff past and present gather for a group photo

Yesterday we celebrated 100 years and went viral on social media!

Applify Your Museum Visit

Posted: March 12, 2014 - 12:33 , by Amanda Girgis
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Graphic with sea of app icons

Mobile Apps bridge the physical and digital world for improved communication and enriched interactivity -- See how these apps can enhance your next visit to the ROM!

Media Preview for The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors

Posted: March 5, 2014 - 12:44 , by Ryan Dodge
Janet Carding speaking the Forbidden City media preview

A Storify of tweets from the media preview for The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors this morning.