Royal Ontario Museum Blog

Monthly Archive: December

Mummies, mummies, mummies!

Posted: July 19, 2013 - 14:00 , by Rae Ostman
Detail of mummy Djedmaatesankh in ROM's collection

Even if you  missed Ancient Egypt Weekend 2013, you can continue the fun at home or on a future visit to the ROM.

Let there be Light

Posted: July 17, 2013 - 11:58 , by Brian Boyle
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Image showing all of the detail.

Our Senior Photographer, Bryan Boyle, shares his process of photographing beautiful Baroque textiles. 

Purple Wartybacks, Pink Heelsplitters, and Rayed Beans—Oh my!

Posted: July 16, 2013 - 17:18 , by Jacqueline Waters
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Freshwater mussels may have funny names, but the extinction risk faced by many species is no joke...

 

Meteorites

Posted: July 16, 2013 - 15:14 , by Brian Boyle
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Thin section of a meteorite

As the ROM's photographer, I get to see and handle some really neat things.

The Museum Makers Mural!

Posted: July 14, 2013 - 22:14 , by Kiron Mukherjee

Hi, we are the Museum Makers from Session 1 of Summer Club 2013! We made this extraordinary mural for the Royal Ontario Museum....

We’re More Ancient than We Think

Posted: July 12, 2013 - 12:05 , by Maxine Kauter
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Artifacts grouped on a shelf for storage.

We’re More Ancient than We Think: An afternoon with April Hawkins, New World Archaeology Collection Technician.

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.