Monthly Archive: December What
Southern Alberta Dinosaur Project 2012
What can Museums learn from nonprofit leadership?
Suse Cairns originally published this blog on Museum Geek. Suse is a PhD candidate at The University of Newcastle, Australia, investigating what networked knowledge means for museums in an age of ubiquitous information.
Great Collections Make Great Museums: Constantinian Era Pendant
Great Collections Make Great Museums – An ongoing blog describing recent acquisitions added to the Greek, Etruscan, Roman or Byzantine Collections.
Media Preview of Carnival: From Emancipation to Celebration
A Moon Walk at the ROM
It’s an elite group of people that have walked on the moon, but this weekend you will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share the experience with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin (or at least the image of them – Neil is reflected in Buzz’s space helmet). Space Weekend, May 5 – 6 only, is shaping up to be out of this world!
Spring has Sprung at the ROM!
Spring has sprung at the ROM, and as the season suggests, there are plenty of new things popping up around the Museum.
Canada’s Oceans and YOU: The Event (Part II)
Five months of planning, three partners, one event.
Expectations were high for the WWF-Canada and ROM exhibit, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, at the 2012 Green Living Show at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, April 13-15. “Canada’s Oceans and You” did not disappoint.
Archaeology Weekend Recap
Submitted by Chen Shen, Vice President, World Cultures
Canada’s Oceans and YOU: The Rising Sea (Part 1)
Packing and transporting over 50 specimens from the ROM to the Direct Energy Centre at the Exhibition grounds for the Canada’s Oceans and You: An Interactive Exhibition at the Green Living Show is not a simple task. Days of preparation happen: models are placed delicately in or on packing material, real taxidermy specimens must be cleaned and crated, and all are loaded neatly into trucks.