Monthly Archive: December Tech
Minecraft and Museums together at the ROM
For over a year, the Learning Department has been hard at work on the development of a new approach to museum virtual visits: building an online experience using an adventure map in Minecraft to teach elementary students about Responsible Mining. We’re excited to announce that we have reached the pilot testing phase!
Pacifist Males & Warrior Females
About a hundred year ago, mass produced colour lithographs proliferated across the South Asian subcontinent creating new imaginary communities through a shared visual imagery. In this new kind of visual culture, hero images seemed to flip traditional gender roles by being dominated by warrior females and pacifist males. Written by Deepali Dewan
My Experience as a Web Intern at the ROM
Jaime Clifton-Ross reflects on her Summer 2014 internship at the ROM.
Google+ Hangout on Air: Butterflies of Ontario
Join us on July 16th at 2pm EST for our next Google+ Hangout on Air as we chat about the new ROM Field Guide to Butterflies of Ontario!
Sharing of Museum Biodiversity Data on the Web
Learn about where you can find open source data from our biodiversity collections
The ROM's presence on Social Media
A BIG annoucement and a little shift in how we do social at the museum.
Join us for #MuseumWeek
Museums around the world will gather on Twitter for #MuseumWeek, Mar. 24-30th, 2014
Applify Your Museum Visit
Mobile Apps bridge the physical and digital world for improved communication and enriched interactivity -- See how these apps can enhance your next visit to the ROM!
Launch of Doodle 4 Google Exhibition
At an event at the ROM on February 25, 2014, Cindy Tang was announced as the National Winner of Canada’s first ever Doodle 4 Google contest.
10 Birds You'll Love More Than Flappy Bird
10 birds in the ROM's collection you'll love more than Flappy Bird.