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Travels in India, part 5

Posted: March 15, 2013 - 12:44 , by Ryan Dodge

Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.

Travels in India, part 4

Posted: March 13, 2013 - 15:01 , by Ryan Dodge
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Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.

Travels in India, part 3

Posted: March 11, 2013 - 09:49 , by Ryan Dodge
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In the Old City of Ahmedabad

Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.

Travels in India, part 2

Posted: March 8, 2013 - 10:58 , by Ryan Dodge
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The National Institute of Design (NID)

Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.

LEGO Maya Pyramid building for ROM March Break

Posted: March 6, 2013 - 13:44 , by April Hawkins
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Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of one of the America’s great archaeological treasures - the ruins of Altun Ha.

Travels in India, part 1

Posted: March 5, 2013 - 11:08 , by Ryan Dodge
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 Sarkej Rosa, a beautiful serene respite in the middle of a chaotic modern city

Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.

March Break 2013 - Passport to the World

Posted: March 4, 2013 - 14:45 , by Jovanna Scorsone
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Royal Ontario Museum March Break Passport to the world March 9 to March 17

March Break is coming and we're ready for you with lots of hands-on fun! Come to the ROM this March Break and give your kids a passport to a whole new world!

How to display the past….. Part 2: Collecting

Posted: February 28, 2013 - 15:51 , by Kate Cooper

This instalment of my behind-the-scenes tour of what shapes a museum display began as an example of how museum collections are formed, but it may develop into a detective story as you’ll see…..

In Search of ROMance: Looking for love in all the right places

Posted: February 13, 2013 - 14:36 , by Janet Carding
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A colourful earthenware bowl with figures of putti dancing around outter rim.

The ROM may be the most romantic place in the city this Valentine’s Day. We scan the collection for signs of Cupid…  and find they are everywhere.

How to display the past......

Posted: February 6, 2013 - 17:02 , by Kate Cooper

Ever wondered what goes in to the display you see in a museum gallery? I’m exploring some behind-the-scenes issues that shape what you see.