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Posted: March 27, 2012 - 10:19 , by Deepali Dewan
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A group of visitors stand in the gallery listening as Deepali a group of artifacts inside a display case.

Friends of South Asia member event, March 16, 2012. Dr. Dewan gives a tour of Embellished Reality to FSA members and guests. Photo by Riaz Nathu.

Posted: March 26, 2012 - 15:27 , by Antonia Guidotti
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Given our warmer-than-average winter this year, ROM entomologists have fielded numerous enquiries about whether mild winter temperatures will result in more bugs this spring and summer. Unfortunately, there is no simple “yes” or “no” answer to this question  — the best response is “It depends”.

Posted: March 26, 2012 - 10:56 , by David Evans
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March 22-23, 2012

Posted: March 23, 2012 - 09:19 , by admin
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Circluar disc with glyphs inscribed around the rim of the artifact.

Posted: March 22, 2012 - 13:11 , by admin
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Submitted by Vincent Vertolli, Assistant Curator Geology

A deeply textured and rust colour sample of the Jack Hills Conglomerate.
Posted: March 19, 2012 - 11:25 , by admin
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Submitted by Vincent Vertolli, Assistant Curator Geology

Geological Map of Toronto.
Posted: March 16, 2012 - 11:57 , by Katherine Dunnell
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A girl looks at a mineral through a magnifying glass.

March Break visitors inspect the minerals before deciding if they are jade.

Posted: March 14, 2012 - 13:18 , by admin
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Working tirelessly behind the scenes, ROM Conservators help protect our collections from damage and restore objects to their previous splendor. Ok. Maybe we’re generalizing a bit, so we went right to the source and asked Cathy Stewart, Manager of Conservation, a few questions to help uncover what Conservators really do at the ROM.

Posted: March 12, 2012 - 16:41 , by Kim Tait
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A close up of the mineral on a black background.

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Posted: March 9, 2012 - 12:57 , by admin
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Maya-inspired activities take over the ROM from March 10 to 18

Students are counting down the minutes, anxiously awaiting the start of March Break…and quite frankly, so are we!

We know that this time of year can be stressful for parents, so we’ve put together some suggestions to help you make the most of your visit to the ROM this March Break (March 10 – 18).

6 March Break at the ROM Tips