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Monthly Archive: December

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...

Mesopotamia: The First Reviews Are In

Posted: June 25, 2013 - 15:24 , by Matthew Church
Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World

ur newest feature exhibition, Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World, opened just a few days ago and already, broadcast, digital and print media are buzzing with critical acclaim.

Veni, Vidi, Vici - A Weekend to Remember

Posted: June 25, 2013 - 14:07 , by Kate Cooper

Now that Ancient Rome and Greece Weekend is over the interns reflect on their experiences.....

ROM magazine presents a Mystery Object

Posted: June 25, 2013 - 12:43 , by Maxine Kauter
Detail of mystery object

Did you know that 97% of the Museum’s collection is not on display? While 30,000 objects do currently grace our exhibition halls, they are just the tip of a very large iceberg cloistered away here on Bloor and Queens Park.