Monthly Archive: April 2014
Of India and Modernism: Youngo Verma
Youngo Verma (1938-2014), Tantra 21, New Dehi, India, Graphite on Paper, 1981, 36 x 48 inches. ROM 2014.14.1
ROM Ideas: Fossils & Evolution
Join ROM Fossils & Evolution this Sunday May 4th as they unearth their discoveries, and highlight the treasures within our collections. Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll hear at ROM Ideas.
ROM Ideas: Biodiversity
This free two-day event (May 3rd & 4th) highlights the latest global discoveries and ongoing research within each of our eight Centres of Discovery, delivered in TED x-style 12-15 minute talks. Check out this sneak peak from the Center of Biodiversity.
Earth Day at the ROM: Saving the Fastest Birds in the World!
Neighborhood students join the ROM and special guests in learning about the conservation of birds of prey.
Weapon Wednesday: Preparing for ROM Revealed
For ROM Revealed, part of our 100-year celebrations, we undertook a major re-organisation in some Collections and Research departments. Here we can see the improvements made in the storage of Asian Arms & Armour in anticipation of this momentous occasion.
Dr. Burton Lim's Yellow Shouldered Bat
A new species of Bat was recently named after our very own Dr. Burton Lim!
Chinese Hat Spheres
How Chinese hat spheres became a visible means of social indentification.
ROM Fieldtrip: Red Knot migration at San Antonio Oeste, Argentina
A team bands Red Knots to assess their physical condition and survival rate as the birds begin their annual migration.
Student Photographers Shoot for the ROM
I would like to congratulate each of the student photographers who contributed to Every Object Has A Story.
National Volunteer Week: ROMkids
In celebration of National Volunteer Week 2014, we interviewed ROMkids volunteers to learn more about what they do and why they do it.