Monthly Archive: June 2013
ur newest feature exhibition, Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World, opened just a few days ago and already, broadcast, digital and print media are buzzing with critical acclaim.
Now that Ancient Rome and Greece Weekend is over the interns reflect on their experiences.....
Did you know that 97% of the Museum’s collection is not on display? While 30,000 objects do currently grace our exhibition halls, they are just the tip of a very large iceberg cloistered away here on Bloor and Queens Park.
Ancient Rome & Greece Weekend is over, and I thought I would show you the results of my attempt to create a recreation, re-enactment, or impression of a soldier from Dura-Europos (so this is not really one of the original IV, so to speak, hence it is V of IV). In the group above you can see me on the left, with members of the University of Toronto's Hart House Archery Club, who collectively constitute the ROM's 3rd century Roman army (or ROMan army - it being the ROM, we are posing in front of a dinosaur).
On Saturday, June 29, 2013 come visit the "Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity" to participate in our special Curator's Corner event from 11am to 4pm. Celebrate the 4th birthday of the gallery by playing our "You be the Curator" and "Fact or Fiction" games. Visit Earth Rangers Studio to learn more!
What are they building in there? A weekly chronicle from communications intern, Maxine Kauter.
Inside and outside the ROM on June 15th and 16th Ancient Greece and Rome Family Weekend is in full swing. Our 3rd floor galleries are full of experts - some in period clothing!
An important part of everyday life in the past, but one with very little impact on the archaeological record, is clothing...