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Posted: June 26, 2014 - 11:38 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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In celebration of Canada Day and Canadian Heritage Week (July 1st - July 7th) this post will relfect on the rich heritage and history embedded within our maple leaf. 

Posted: June 24, 2014 - 15:22 , by Amanda Girgis
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Fashion forms culture, history and identity – and likewise fashion can be formed by its function in our daily lives. Our new exhibition, Fashion Follows Form invites Members to think critically about the relationship between function and fashion, in particular it’s inclination to favour form over function.  

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 12:23 , by Amanda Girgis
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The Royal Ontario Museum treated its Members to a private lecture on The Making of The Forbidden City. Hosted in the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, over 200 ROM Members were in attendance. Dr. Chen Shen and David Hollands – two of the many masterminds behind our current blockbuster exhibition, spent the morning walking Members though the complex and in depth process of curating an exhibition of this magnitude and exquisite nature.

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 11:30 , by Deepali Dewan
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“India and China are the mother of all things textile.”

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 11:29 , by Ryan Dodge
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Join us on July 16th at 2pm EST for our next Google+ Hangout on Air as we chat about the new ROM Field Guide to Butterflies of Ontario!

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 10:29 , by Tim Dickinson
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Deb Metsger and I are on the train coming back from Montréal where we attended the 50th Anniversary meeting of the Canadian Botanical Association.

Posted: June 23, 2014 - 10:26 , by David Evans
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For the past week, a small crew from the Royal Ontario Museum’s palaeontology division has been excavating a Triceratops site on private ranchland in Harding County, South Dakota.

Posted: June 19, 2014 - 15:22 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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A step-by-step guide to visiting the ROM with your kids!

Posted: June 18, 2014 - 08:52 , by Louis Labrecque
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De nouveaux fossiles constituent les premières preuves de l’apparition de mâchoires chez les poissons primitifs.

Posted: June 17, 2014 - 15:32 , by Robert Mason
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Robert Mason reports on his years of archaeological fieldwork at the Monastery of St Moses, Syria, in this blog series.