Monthly Archive: December roya
(written by Min Wong, member of ROMForYou, Friends of Earth and Space, Friends of Paleontology)
Conserving an Indian Chintz Cope made in the Eighteenth Century for the Armenian Church
Here in the Textile Conservation department of the ROM, Senior Textile Conservator Chris Paulocik and I have begun preparing objects for display in the upcoming exhibition: “The Cloth that Changed the World: India’s Painted and Printed Cottons”.
Written by Lisa Golombek, Curator Emeritus (Islamic Art)
Written by Min Wong, Outreach Volunteer, Member of Friends of Palaeontology
By Karma Nanglu
The Cambrian Burgess Shale arthropod Habelia optata illustrates the uncanny origin of horseshoe crabs, scorpions and spiders
With the reopening of the heritage Weston Entrance, the ROM is literally and symbolically throwing its doors open even wider and welcoming all audiences into the Museum. Here are 8 things to know about the Weston Entrance.
They say history repeats itself, and today, the price of ignoring history has been to invite authoritarianism back into the mainstream. Although they differ from the fascists and communists of the 20th century, modern-day tyrants have regularly referred to the 1930s while relying upon familiar oppressive tactics from the collapse of the first globalization. Professor Timothy Snyder's thought-provoking lecture explores how individual citizens can turn history into action to better defend democratic freedoms and institutions.
written by: Mary Paquet, Intern, ROM Paleontology
How do you go about finding a dinosaur? It’s the best kind of treasure hunt. The thrill, the satisfaction, the excitement of finding a fossil is something not everyone gets to experience.