Monthly Archive: December
In July, ROM Assistant Curator Dr. Kevin Seymour offered an enthusiastic group of 25 ROM members a guided tour of the famous fossil site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto’s Don Valley. Beautiful weather was the order of the day (after days of rain), giving all participants an enjoyable if somewhat muddy outing.
Recently we had a visit from Karla Courtney and her son Marshall who run an internationally awarded blog, The [Tiny} Times (www.tinytimes.com).
The landmark exhibit “Genesis” just closed at the Royal Ontario Museum. An “Activation Area” in the exhibit invited visitors to engage with issues at a personal level...
Following an extensive international search, the Museum has hired Dr. Xerxes Mazda as Deputy Director, Engagement.
A look at a cast bronze sword hilt, acquired before 1910 in Cairo by Charles Currelly and presently in the Eaton Gallery of Rome.
400 avidly curious citizen-scientists embarked on the 2013 Ontario BioBlitz, held at Rouge Park outside Toronto, on September 14 and 15.
Weapons are one of the most politically-incorrect subjects there are, associated with brutality and violence. But they are also important, and have often defined the cultures that made them....
The ROM recently acquired several Himba (from the northwestern Kuenene Region of Namibia) accessories and garments collected by Paul Welhauser, the founder of Nharo!
Laura Ranieri's experience working with Prof. Barry Kemp CBE of Cambridge University and a small archaeology team as they excavated and partially reconstructed Akhenaten's Great Temple of Aten in Egypt.