October 2017

Monthly Archive: October 2017

A new social media direction

Posted: October 31, 2017 - 10:53 , by Ryan Dodge
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Today we would like to share with you a new direction for our social media presence

#ThrowbackThursday: Place of Honour

Posted: October 26, 2017 - 10:00 , by Sarah Fee
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In September, 1971, the ROM opened the landmark exhibition Keep Me Warm One Night, a kaleidoscopic display of over 500 pieces of Canadian handweaving. It was the culmination of decades of pioneering research and collecting by the ROM curatorial powerhouse duo 'Burnham and Burnham’, aka Dorothy K. Burnham and Harold B. Burnham.

#ThrowbackThursday: Exhibition Tours

Posted: October 19, 2017 - 10:00 , by Sarah Fee
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In September, 1971, the ROM opened the landmark exhibition Keep Me Warm One Night, a kaleidoscopic display of over 500 pieces of Canadian handweaving. It was the culmination of decades of pioneering research and collecting by the ROM curatorial powerhouse duo 'Burnham and Burnham’, aka Dorothy K. Burnham and Harold B. Burnham.

World-renowned Nature Photography Competition Announces 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winner

Posted: October 18, 2017 - 13:33 , by admin
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Photo of Rhino with it's horn removed.

South African photographer Brent Stirton was named Wildlife Photographer of the Year by a panel of international judges for his image Memorial to a Species. Mr. Stirton’s winning image of a black rhino, killed by poachers in South Africa’s Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, was chosen from among almost 50,000 submissions from around the world. 

Vikings in Canada

Posted: October 18, 2017 - 09:00 , by Craig Cipolla
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Archaeological evidence shows that in the early eleventh century CE, the Vikings arrived in Newfoundland 

A Viking's Life

Posted: October 12, 2017 - 13:03 , by Ryan Dodge
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Graphic showing a Viking ship in Toronto harbour

The term “Viking” is often synonymous with pirate or robber, and evokes violence. But is that a false impression of the people from the north?

#ThrowbackThursday: The Opening

Posted: October 12, 2017 - 10:00 , by Sarah Fee
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In September, 1971, the ROM opened the landmark exhibition Keep Me Warm One Night, a kaleidoscopic display of over 500 pieces of Canadian handweaving. It was the culmination of decades of pioneering research and collecting by the ROM curatorial powerhouse duo 'Burnham and Burnham’, aka Dorothy K. Burnham and Harold B. Burnham.

#ThrowbackThursday: Final Dusting

Posted: October 5, 2017 - 10:00 , by Sarah Fee
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In September, 1971, the ROM opened the landmark exhibition Keep Me Warm One Night, a kaleidoscopic display of over 500 pieces of Canadian handweaving. It was the culmination of decades of pioneering research and collecting by the ROM curatorial powerhouse duo 'Burnham and Burnham’, aka Dorothy K. Burnham and Harold B. Burnham.