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Digging Through the Vaults: Rediscovery and Rehabilitation

Collector's ring with a large convex amethyst gem engraved with an image of Nike. Height: 2.2 cm Accession number: 925.83.6 Several months ago a colleague of mine and a curator from the European section were looking through a drawer of jewellery in the ROM’s Robertson Silver Storage Vault.

Justin Jennings leads ROMtravellers through 2,000 years of Maya history

Submitted by  Justin Jennings, Curator, Department of World Cultures.  Follow his Maya adventures with ROMTravel. As our bus travels through Mexico, it feels as if we are touring through 2,000 years of history.  Today, our bus started out in Campeche, a city fortified against English pirates

Learning science through Hip Hop: Interview with Baba Brinkman

Learning science through Hip Hop: Interview with Baba Brinkman

Understanding evolution is critical to understanding life on earth.  Imagine teaching calculus before algebra-- to understand biology, we must be aware of life on Earth and its constant changing form.  Baba Brinkman, upcoming ROM guest and Canadian MC, has worked extensively to craft cerebral rap

Nature Stories through Photography: Insights from Connor Stefanison

Nature Stories through Photography: Insights from Connor Stefanison

Guest Blog written by Environmental Visual Communication student Sean de Francia The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition has served as an important channel to bring ecology and biodiversity to the centre of conversation. Since its beginnings, the travelling exhibition has

LIFE! CAMERAS! ANIMALS! Neighbourhood Nature Watch

LIFE! CAMERAS! ANIMALS! Neighbourhood Nature Watch

Salgado exhibit GENESIS for inspiration, followed by a digital photography tutorial and a two hour nature walk. Capturing glimpses of scenic Toronto through a lens, the meandering path of philosopher’s walk leads the viewer through the ancient course of the now buried Taddle Creek. As the sun pie