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Posted: April 26, 2012 - 14:17 , by Janet Carding
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Spring has sprung at the ROM, and as the season suggests, there are plenty of new things popping up around the Museum.

Posted: April 26, 2012 - 10:20 , by Kiron Mukherjee
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I feel like my whole life has been leading up to THIS moment.

Left: Kiron running away from the T-rex posed in the background.  Right: Inside the storage room, Kiron holds two large sharp fossilized teeth.
Posted: April 19, 2012 - 11:43 , by Patti McCabe
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Book cover and portrait of the artist.

Artist Barbara Reid with her latest publication Picture a Tree.

Posted: April 18, 2012 - 12:27 , by Sarah Elliott
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Earth Weekend is coming fast, and we couldn’t be more excited!  The interactive workshop with Barbara Reid will be amazing, but the Hands-on team from the Keenan Family Gallery of Hands-on Biodiversity is also preparing many more fun and interactive events for the second floor.

The CWF Get to Know Contest

Posted: April 18, 2012 - 11:30 , by Dave Ireland
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Five months of planning, three partners, one event.

Expectations were high for the WWF-Canada and ROM exhibit, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, at the 2012 Green Living Show at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, April 13-15. “Canada’s Oceans and You” did not disappoint.

Title wall at Green Living Show.

Posted: April 18, 2012 - 10:24 , by admin
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Submitted by Chen Shen, Vice President, Would Cultures

A busy gallery filled with guests and archaeologists!

Here we have UofT graduate students explaining artefacts from the Aegean, behind them more students showing Onario artefacts, and behind them quipu-making with Dr. Justin Jennings!

Posted: April 17, 2012 - 14:10 , by Antonia Guidotti
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For some more info on the butterfly migration see Antonia’s blog plost from May 4, 2012.

Posted: April 17, 2012 - 14:06 , by Sarah Elliott
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Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing “Embraceable You” in spats.
~Woody Allen

Here in the Hands-on Galleries, we care greatly about our trees, which is why we’re so excited about the Earth Weekend events coming up on April 21 and 22nd! In the spirit of the weekend, the ROM Hands-On team thought we’d share our favourite facts about some of the most interesting trees in the ROM’s collections:

Posted: April 13, 2012 - 08:02 , by Robert Mason
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In celebration of Archaeology Weekend on April 14 and 15, we have interviewed a few ROM archaeologists. Dan Rahimi works in the Middle East studying the period around the beginnings of settled societies around 10 to 5 thousand years ago, he is also the ROM’s Vice President of Gallery Development.

Posted: April 12, 2012 - 14:48 , by Robert Mason
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As part of Archaeology Weekend on April 14 and 15 we will be putting on a small display of objects from out of the ROM’s vaults.  We are calling it Treasures of the Danube: Enigmatic Objects from Balkan Prehistory.