Monthly Archive: March 2014
Treasures from the Forbidden City: Bird's-Eye View of the Capital City
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.
Treasures from the Forbidden City: Imperial Yellow Bowl
A look at an Imperial Yellow Bowl from the Ming Dynasty, now on display in The Forbidden City: Inside Court of China's Emperor.
Join us for #MuseumWeek
Museums around the world will gather on Twitter for #MuseumWeek, Mar. 24-30th, 2014
In celebration of the vernal equinox and the upcoming ROM publication of a field guide of butterflies of Ontario, we'd like to show you some beautiful butterfly specimens.
Applify Your Museum Visit
Mobile Apps bridge the physical and digital world for improved communication and enriched interactivity -- See how these apps can enhance your next visit to the ROM!
For the Adventuresome: Traversing Back in Time with Dr. Ed Keall
"Team Keall"--University of Toronto students Daira Szostak and Nicole Marcogliese--have been working on the archives of ROM archaeologist Ed Keall. Here, Daira shares some of the fascinating records they've found related to the ROM's excavations at Qal'eh-i Yazdigird in the 1970s.
Lava Medals! Who’d of thought? These medals were made between the years of 1631 and 1944, at times of volcanic activity in Mount Vesuvius.