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Monthly Archive: December

Toronto Space Apps Challenge hackathon results

Posted: May 2, 2013 - 13:33 , by Bep Schippers
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On the weekend of April 19 to 21, 2013, the ROM was host partner for the Toronto Space Apps Challenge hackathon...

Behind the Camera: ROM Images creation

Posted: May 1, 2013 - 12:03 , by Nicola Woods
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Portrait of ROM photographer Brian Boyle, by Tiffany Cuthbert

The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival starts today which makes May a busy month for Brian Boyle the ROM’s Senior Photographer.

ROM Curator Jean-Bernard Caron is a “Science Superstar” and “Big Thinker”

Posted: April 25, 2013 - 18:07 , by Matthew Church
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This week’s cover story in The Grid, a popular Toronto news and entertainment weekly, features “Big Thinkers… 10 young science superstars.” ...

ROM Volunteer Profile: Patricia Harris

Posted: April 25, 2013 - 15:20 , by David McKay
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Patricia Harris is a true testament to the profound impact of volunteerism...

How to display the past.....Part 3: Curatorial Perspectives

Posted: April 23, 2013 - 13:56 , by Kate Cooper

How do curators put together a museum display?  Find out in my third installment of this behind-the-scenes tour.

ROM Volunteer Profile: Gary Cassidy

Posted: April 23, 2013 - 10:34 , by Media Intern
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Meet Gary Cassidy, an outgoing and dedicated ROM Volunteer for over 25 years....

Volunteer Week 2013

Posted: April 22, 2013 - 15:57 , by Janet Carding
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This week across the country, 13.3 million volunteers are being honoured through National Volunteer Week...

ROM Archaeology Weekend

Posted: April 11, 2013 - 14:37 , by Rae Ostman
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Archaeologists excavating in Cyprus

ROM Archaeology weekend, April 13-14 2013, will feature local archaeologists who work across Canada and around the world.

Archaeology Weekend is here!

Posted: April 10, 2013 - 22:25 , by Kiron Mukherjee
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Here’s THREE reasons to come out to the ROM this weekend (April 13/14) for Archaeology Weekend!

Nature meets Culture at Archaeology Weekend!

Posted: April 10, 2013 - 16:17 , by Robert Mason
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Finial in the form of a lion's head, Syria, ivory, c. 800-600 BC, 996.86.1

Humans would have been aware of the other creatures that shared their world from earliest times. At first they would have had an eye towards possible predators or competitors, then possible prey as they became hunters.  As the cognitive ability of Early Humans developed, they would observe the nature of the animals which co-habited this Earth with them.