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Posted: June 20, 2013 - 14:07 , by Alexandra Palmer
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Appearing at the ROM until the end of June, Viktor&Rolf Dolls. Free admission.

Posted: June 19, 2013 - 12:51 , by Rae Ostman
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Year round, ROM staff, interns, and volunteers care for our collections behind the scenes. 

Posted: June 18, 2013 - 14:50 , by Robert Mason
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Ancient Rome & Greece Weekend is over, and I thought I would show you the results of my attempt to create a recreation, re-enactment, or impression of a soldier from Dura-Europos (so this is not really one of the original IV, so to speak, hence it is V of IV). In the group above you can see me on the left, with members of the University of Toronto's Hart House Archery Club, who collectively constitute the ROM's 3rd century Roman army (or ROMan army - it being the ROM, we are posing in front of a dinosaur).

Posted: June 18, 2013 - 13:57 , by Brennan Caverhill
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On Saturday, June 29, 2013 come visit the "Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity" to participate in our special Curator's Corner event from 11am to 4pm. Celebrate the 4th birthday of the gallery by playing our "You be the Curator" and "Fact or Fiction" games. Visit Earth Rangers Studio to learn more!

Posted: June 17, 2013 - 16:32 , by Maxine Kauter
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What are they building in there? A weekly chronicle from communications intern, Maxine Kauter.

Posted: June 15, 2013 - 14:12 , by Kay Sunahara
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Inside and outside the ROM on June 15th and 16th Ancient Greece and Rome Family Weekend is in full swing. Our 3rd floor galleries are full of experts - some in period clothing!  

Posted: June 14, 2013 - 10:05 , by Robert Mason
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An important part of everyday life in the past, but one with very little impact on the archaeological record, is clothing...

Posted: June 13, 2013 - 13:37 , by Maxine Kauter
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Gallery text is everywhere, but where does it come from?

Posted: June 13, 2013 - 10:48 , by Sarah Fee
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In the 19th century, cloth was big business in East Africa. From present-day Somalia down to Mozambique, the whole eastern half of the continent was experiencing an economic boom as it exported elephant ivory, slaves, aromatics and spices to Asia, Europe, and North America. With their newfound wealth, East African consumers largely sought to acquire foreign cloth and beads.

Posted: June 12, 2013 - 16:40 , by Kate Cooper
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FInd out about two new displays that have been set up in the level 3 galleries for Ancient Rome and Greece Weekend (June 15th & 16th 2013).