Saturday, August 29, 2015
From the perspective of the Asian collections at the British Museum, Dr. Michael Willis reflects on the question of the ‘sacred object’ in the ‘secular space’ of the museum.
The Smithsonian Institute's Benjamin Andrews takes us on a journey through explosive volcanic eruptions such as that seen at Pompeii in 79 AD. Hear his take on the impact of volcanic activities on regional and global environments, and human societies.
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Come with ROMbus and see an exotic kaleidoscope of marine life, giant pacific octopuses, stingrays, jellyfish, seahorses and clown fish. View aquatic galleries from Canada to the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific.
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Kenneth Lapatin of the J. Paul Getty Museum joins us to explore the re-discovery of Pompeii, its influence on Neoclassicism, and the impact of Rome on the modern psyche.
RSVP Required. Free with Museum admission.
Explore the origins of Monotheistic traditions in this day-long workshop. From Mesopotamia and Egypt, to the World of Pompeii, the ROM's galleries and hands-on collections will inspire you to delve deep into the ancient origins of the Jewish tradition.