Monthly Archive: December ROMk
Archaeology Weekend Recap
Submitted by Chen Shen, Vice President, World Cultures
Meet an Archaeologist: Dan Rahimi
In celebration of Archaeology Weekend on April 14 and 15, we have interviewed a few ROM archaeologists. Dan Rahimi works in the Middle East studying the period around the beginnings of settled societies around 10 to 5 thousand years ago, he is also the ROM’s Vice President of Gallery Development.
Archaeology Weekend: Meet your Museum Heroes!
I can’t wait for Archaeology Weekend (April 14 – 15). It’s REALLY going to be special. BUT! Before we get there, let me tell you a story!
Who is Dr. ROMulous?
Yesterday, we introduced you to, Dr. ROMulous, the host of the ROM’s March Break activitity, The Game Show at the End of the World. Not to leave you in the dark, we are pleased to give you the back story on our superhero of science and history!
Dr. ROMulous was born in the back seat of his parent’s broken down lollipop orange Volkswagen.
The Game Show at the End of the World
Having laid awake for nights on end, the fabulous Dr. ROMulous and the ROM team have devised a new game show for March Break at the ROM (March 10 – 18). Inspired by Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World and Dr. ROMulous’s recent trip to Palenque, Mexico, The Game Show at the End of the World is a contest that will challenge your wits and tickle your funny bone!
Celtic Fun Weekend: Themed Pancakes, Warrior Paint, and Dancing
Celts, Bronze Age weapons, and the ROM's Celtic Family Weekend
Chocolate – The Food of the Gods
Following up on our last blog – not all chocolate is the bitter kind born of child labour and greedy corporations. ChocoSol Traders is a small, ecological and inter-community initiative between farmers in Chiapas, Mexico, sustainable technologists based out of Oaxaca City, Mexico and horizontal traders and chocolatiers in Toronto.
Baby bison are found, four Canadian girls win experience of a lifetime
Kids loved the mystery of the lost baby bison.
They searched the 285 hectares of the Toronto Zoo. They inspected the great halls, galleries and dark corners of the Royal Ontario Museum. They probed the online world of Bison Collaborative websites. They left no stone unturned. They were dedicated, passionate about the mystery of the lost baby bison.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
Here for ROM for the Holidays, it’s the long-awaited return of the Earth Rangers Studio Winter Wonderland in Life in Crisis: the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity!