Monthly Archive: October 2015
Friends of the Canadian Collections (FCC) / Amis des Collections Canadiennes (ACC)
RIVERDALE: EAST OF THE DON - How did it begin? Who were some of its celebrities?
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11am
Place: Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre
FREE with ROM admission
Guest Blog written by 2015 Environmental Visual Communication student Austin Miller and Lichenologist Dr. Troy McMullin of the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO)
Ever wondered what a lichen is? The story that is coming to light about the species diversity in and around Toronto for this unique group of organisms may surprise you.
This Sunday, October 18 at 12:30 pm, join a panel of leading Canadian cultural critics as they explore the historical and contemporary constraints that can and have shaped Black female identity in Canada. This event is an opportunity to engage in conversations with leading experts to rethink critically the way history is told and understood not only in the media, but also in the museum itself.
ROM Biodiversity (@ROMBiodiversity) was in the fields and forests of Sri Lanka for an intense four weeks between Aug 23 - Sept 19, 2015, completing the first comprehensive survey of bats and other small mammals that live on the island in close to 80 years.
Guest Blog written by 2015 Environmental Visual Communication student Jeff Dickie
With an excavation recently completed this summer, the mystery of the Franklin Expedition continues... still elusive in her watery grave, what secrets will HMS Erebus finally give up about her ill-fated mission?
Hope everyone had an amazing weekend. With FNLROM starting off the season and Nuit Blanche !
One of the exciting upcoming events is Masters of Dreams: The French and Swiss Jewellers. It is taking place Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 7:00pm - 9:30pm.