Monthly Archive: March 2013
Simon Jackson, Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition and his fiancee Jill Cooper are big supporters of ROM Biodiversity...
For our March Break programming this year I wanted to mark the 50th anniversary of the excavation of an incredible ancient Maya site - Altun Ha, Belize
Kay Sunahara introduced students to the study of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis.
Every year, thousands of migrating birds encounter urban environments on their way to breeding or feeding grounds. Birds mistake the reflection in buildings for habitat during the day, and are attracted to light at night - both situations cause an estimated 1 million bird deaths per year in Toronto alone.
It's taken over a year to get this specimen ready, but the newest addition for the Schad Gallery was worth the wait.
One-year-old Peter likes looking at the paper with his parents on Saturday mornings (or better yet, ripping it apart, says his dad). This past weekend he went straight for the latest copy of Let’s ROM and started flipping through it with a look of intense concentration on his face. The ROM’s March Break offerings (and the chance to meet dino mascots Gertie and Gordo) must have appealed to Peter and he wasn’t alone; the Museum welcomed 66,006 visitors—a March break attendance record— this past week for its special interactive programming.
Senior Preparator, Bob Walsh was asked to give a talk on his specialty, exhibit lighting design, by the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India.