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Posted: April 15, 2014 - 12:12 , by Allan Baker
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A team bands Red Knots to assess their physical condition and survival rate as the birds begin their annual migration.

Posted: April 14, 2014 - 16:52 , by Brian Boyle
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I would like to congratulate each of the student photographers who contributed to Every Object Has A Story. 

Posted: April 12, 2014 - 10:33 , by Amanda Girgis
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In celebration of National Volunteer Week 2014, we interviewed ROMkids volunteers to learn more about what they do and why they do it. 

Posted: April 10, 2014 - 16:58 , by admin
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An original and very rare Chicken Cup, that was created as part of a set, was recently sold at an auction hosted by Sotheby's. The ROM is currently displaying another cup from this set in The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors.

 

 

Posted: April 9, 2014 - 10:20 , by Janet Carding
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Long-standing ROM volunteer, Patricia Harris, was recognized with the Manulife Volunteer Award
 
Posted: April 8, 2014 - 11:12 , by Kate Cooper
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After looking at the best known of the dubious ‘Minoan’ figurines (which may be modern) in my last post, here I show some of the genuine Minoan objects discovered in archaeological excavations on Crete.

Posted: April 7, 2014 - 12:59 , by Kate Cooper
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The ROM Goddess is just one of the ‘Minoan’ figurines in several museums sometimes thought to be fake.  These two installments of the ROM Minoan Goddess project introduce you to some of the suspected (although not definitively proven) fake figurines, and the genuine Minoan objects that may have inspired them.

Posted: April 7, 2014 - 09:56 , by Amanda Girgis
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National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) ROM highlights DMV's David Grafstein.

Posted: April 3, 2014 - 09:00 , by Aaron Phillips
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Henry H.C. Choong shares his insight into a recent, important information session regarding the threat of invasive species in the Great Lakes basin.

Posted: March 31, 2014 - 10:38 , by Gwen Adams
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Bird's-Eye View of the Capital City, Inspired by Emperor Longing's Poems. This large hanging scroll is presented as the first artwork located at the entrance to the exhibition Forbidden City: Inside Court of China's Emperor.