Monthly Archive: December 2015
Have you ever dreamed of navigating the cosmos or searching for alien life on Mars? Join us over the holidays for your turn at playing an array of space inspired video games!
Our world leaders converged on Paris yesterday for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change, or #COP21. During the opening ceremonies we heard from the top dogs, including US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and China President Xi Jinping. None of them explicitly called out to the museums of the world, but certainly we are ALL implied in the action required to battle our rapidly changing climate.
We were thrilled to welcome Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, President of the Sharjah Art Foundation and Director of the Sharjah Biennial to the ROM for the 10th annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture on November 10. More than 400 people heard Al Qasimi live at the ROM and via Synaptop worldwide streaming.
Guest Blog written by Environmental Visual Communication student Krystal Seedial
Only eleven finalists and one winner of the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest are women. Why are there so few female photographers involved in WPY? Environmental Visual Communication student Krystal Seedial explores this question further.