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Monthly Archive: December

Faces to Remember: Chinese Portraits of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911)

Posted: June 5, 2013 - 14:39 , by Gwen Adams
Portrait of the elderly Master Jing. By an anonymous painter. Hanging scroll in ink and colour on paper. Qing dynasty, ca. 1768. The George Crofts Collection. Gift of Mrs. H.D. Warren. 921.32.98

Currently on display in the Herman Herzog Levy Gallery from May 18, 2013 to February 23, 2014 is the exhibition Faces to Remember: Chinese Portraits of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911).  Located on Level 1 of the ROM’s Philosophers’ Walk building, the Levy Gallery is the Museum's main venue for its diverse slate of rotating East Asian exhibitions - themed displays drawn from the ROM’s vast collections of Chinese, Japanese and Korean artifacts.

The Making of Mesopotamia

Posted: June 5, 2013 - 11:14 , by Rae Ostman

Take a look behind the scenes as we prepare for the opening of the Mesopotamia exhibition on June 22. 

Accessibility Awareness Week 2013 Spotlight - Alexis Pastuch

Posted: May 31, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Alexis Pastuch takes in an exhibition at the ROM

Alexis Pastuch has been a member of the ROM’s Accessibility Advisory Committee since 2010

Accessibility Awareness Week Spotlight 2013 - Adam Roy Cohoon

Posted: May 29, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Adam Roy Cohoon visits the ROM

Adam Roy Cohoon is an active member of the ROM's accessibility advocacy community

The ROM Celebrates Accessibility Awareness Week (May 26th to June 1st)

Posted: May 27, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Kate at a touch table in the Hands-On Biodiversity Gallery, holding a T-Rex tooth from the Education handling collection

This week we will highlight some of the people who ensure the ROM is accessible for all.

The Cat's Tomb

Posted: May 24, 2013 - 13:30 , by Rae Ostman
Image of cat's eyes

Special display in the Ancient Egypt gallery, Summer 2013

Into the Heart of Borneo - A Month on Mulu Mountain & LIVE Google Hangout

Posted: May 24, 2013 - 12:16 , by Brennan Caverhill
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Entomologist Chris Darling looks at the mountain during sunset.

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....

Connecting Canada’s newest citizens to Canadian culture at the ROM

Posted: May 17, 2013 - 14:15 , by Ryan Dodge
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Child using his Cultural Access Pass, image courtesy of the ICC

 Jess Duerden, Institute for Canadian Citizenship

Explorers' Club kids get a sneak peak at the newest Animal Explorer

Posted: May 8, 2013 - 17:07 , by Nicole Richards
A Komodo Dragon Toy on a staircase railing at the ROM

Submitted by Courtney Murfin, Interpretive Planner and Explorers' Club Co-chair

Korea Reception

Posted: May 8, 2013 - 16:51 , by admin

On Friday, April 26th, the Royal Ontario Museum officially opened our newly renovated Gallery of Korea at a special reception.