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  • ROM Backstage Pass: The Artists' Studio
    ROM Backstage Pass: The Artists' Studio
    CollectionVideo       Come and have a look behind the scenes in the Artists' Studio at the Royal Ontario Museum. See how the artists created the models that are now on display in the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.
    CollectionVideo     Come and have a look behind the scenes in the Artists' Studio at the Royal Ontario Museum. See how the artists created the models that are now on display in ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic - White Rhino
    Iconic - White Rhino
    CollectionVideo       This white rhino is a rare specimen and the centerpiece of the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity. Born in South Africa, "Bull" was a mighty 4,500 pounds and is one of the Iconic 15: The Must-See Treasure of the ROM.
    CollectionVideo     This white rhino is a rare specimen and the centerpiece of the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity. Born in South Africa, "Bull" was a mighty 4,500 pounds and ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic - Light of the Desert
    Iconic - Light of the Desert
    CollectionVideo       The ROM has the world's largest faceted cerussite, an extremely fragile mineral that is almost impossible to cut. Learn why this cerussite, installed in the Gallery of Gems and Gold in the Teck Suite of Galleries: Earth's Treasures, has been named one of the Iconic 15: The Must-See Treasures of ...
    CollectionVideo     The ROM has the world's largest faceted cerussite, an extremely fragile mineral that is almost impossible to cut. Learn why this cerussite, installed in the Gallery of Gems and Gold ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • ROM Research: Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
    ROM Research: Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
    CollectionVideo       Burton Lim, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy and bat expert, often travels to Guyana for field research. In this video he brings us to Kaieteur Falls, one of the most spectacular locations in the country.
    CollectionVideo     Burton Lim, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy and bat expert, often travels to Guyana for field research. In this video he brings us to Kaieteur Falls, one of the most spectacular ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic - The Death of General Wolfe
    Iconic - The Death of General Wolfe
    CollectionVideo       This iconic painting recreates the pivotal moment in 1759 when Britain defeated France on the Plains of Abraham. As one of only five original versions painted by Benjamin West, it hangs in the Sigmund Samuel Gallery of Canada and is one of the Iconic 15: The Must-See Treasures of the ...
    CollectionVideo     This iconic painting recreates the pivotal moment in 1759 when Britain defeated France on the Plains of Abraham. As one of only five original versions painted by Benjamin West, it ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Research at the ROM: Dinosaurs in Alberta's Badlands
    Research at the ROM: Dinosaurs in Alberta's Badlands
    CollectionVideo       Follow Dr. David Evans, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology, during his field work in Alberta's Badlands and discover what a palaeontologist job really involves.
    CollectionVideo     Follow Dr. David Evans, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology, during his field work in Alberta's Badlands and discover what a palaeontologist job really involves.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Trees for Toronto in Queen's Park
    Trees for Toronto in Queen's Park
    CollectionVideo       Trees for Toronto was launched by the Royal Ontario Museum and the City of Toronto in connection with the expansion of the Museum in 2007. The purpose of Trees for Toronto is to plant trees in Queen's Park and to create a tree identification and awareness program for Toronto.
    CollectionVideo     Trees for Toronto was launched by the Royal Ontario Museum and the City of Toronto in connection with the expansion of the Museum in 2007. The purpose of Trees for ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Bats!
    Bats!
    CollectionVideo       Learn about Burton Lim's, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy, Bat research in Guyana and around the world. Burton is an expert on all types of bats and studies their biodiversity and evolution.
    CollectionVideo     Learn about Burton Lim's, Assistant Curator of Mammalogy, Bat research in Guyana and around the world. Burton is an expert on all types of bats and studies their biodiversity and ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • How does the ROM get endangered species in their galleries?
    How does the ROM get endangered species in their galleries?
    CollectionVideo       Museums are filled with species that may be endangered or extinct. Assistant Curator, Mary Burridge, reveals how the ROM builds its extensive collection without putting any specimens at risk.
    CollectionVideo     Museums are filled with species that may be endangered or extinct. Assistant Curator, Mary Burridge, reveals how the ROM builds its extensive collection without putting any specimens at risk.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Why do mosquito bites itch?
    Why do mosquito bites itch?
    CollectionVideo       It's common for mosquito bites to become annoyingly itchy! Doug Currie, ROM Curator of Entomology, explains why these bites make you scratch.
    CollectionVideo     It's common for mosquito bites to become annoyingly itchy! Doug Currie, ROM Curator of Entomology, explains why these bites make you scratch.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Is coral a plant or an animal?
    Is coral a plant or an animal?
    CollectionVideo       Coral is a mysterious species that is difficult to identify - is it a plant or an animal? Assistant Curator, Mary Burridge, reveals the true identity of these extraordinary creatures.
    CollectionVideo     Coral is a mysterious species that is difficult to identify - is it a plant or an animal? Assistant Curator, Mary Burridge, reveals the true identity of these extraordinary creatures.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • How do butterflies decide what colour they'll be?
    How do butterflies decide what colour they'll be?
    CollectionVideo       Ever wondered how butterflies choose their beautiful vibrant colours? ROM Entomology Technician Brad Hubley exposes the secret of butterflies' beautiful patterns and colours.
    CollectionVideo     Ever wondered how butterflies choose their beautiful vibrant colours? ROM Entomology Technician Brad Hubley exposes the secret of butterflies' beautiful patterns and colours.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • The Green Screen: The Arctic
    The Green Screen: The Arctic
    CollectionVideo       Take a closer look at how climate change is affecting the Arctic Region and what is being done to prevent irreparable impact on the ecosystem. This video explores Life in Crisis, one of the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity's themes.
    CollectionVideo     Take a closer look at how climate change is affecting the Arctic Region and what is being done to prevent irreparable impact on the ecosystem. This video explores Life in ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • The Green Screen: Warblers and Blackflies
    The Green Screen: Warblers and Blackflies
    CollectionVideo       Learn more about the changing migration patterns of the warbler and how to protect yourself from blackfly bites this season. The Green Screen is your source for biodiversity news and current events from the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity.
    CollectionVideo     Learn more about the changing migration patterns of the warbler and how to protect yourself from blackfly bites this season. The Green Screen is your source for biodiversity news and ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • ROM Backstage Pass: Photography
    ROM Backstage Pass: Photography
    CollectionVideo       Come and have a look behind the scene in the Photography Studio at the Royal Ontario Museum. See how the Photography department catalogs the collections of the Museum.
    CollectionVideo     Come and have a look behind the scene in the Photography Studio at the Royal Ontario Museum. See how the Photography department catalogs the collections of the Museum.
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Schad Gallery of Biodiversity
    Schad Gallery of Biodiversity
    CollectionVideo       ... Gallery of Biodiversity] [Pulse sound; Text appears: May 16 2009] [Sound...
    CollectionVideo     ... Gallery of Biodiversity] [Pulse sound; Text appears: May 16 2009] [Sound...
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  • Iconic Totem Poles
    Iconic Totem Poles
    CollectionVideo       These four totem poles, carved by the Nisgaa and Haida peoples of Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast, commemorate family origins, rights, privileges, achievements and experiences. Standing just outside the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada: First Peoples, they have been selected as one of the must-see treasures in the ROM's collection.
    CollectionVideo     These four totem poles, carved by the Nisgaa and Haida peoples of Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast, commemorate family origins, rights, privileges, achievements and experiences. Standing just outside the Daphne Cockwell ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic Statue of Sekhmet
    Iconic Statue of Sekhmet
    CollectionVideo       Dating to the reign of King Tutankhamun's grandfather, this Egyptian sculpture is a very fine example of one of the oldest known Egyptian deities, the lion-headed warrior goddess also known as Mistress of Dread and Lady of Slaughter. On display in the Galleries of Africa: Egypt, the statue is one ...
    CollectionVideo     Dating to the reign of King Tutankhamun's grandfather, this Egyptian sculpture is a very fine example of one of the oldest known Egyptian deities, the lion-headed warrior goddess also known ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic Cleopatra
    Iconic Cleopatra
    CollectionVideo       This granite bust is most likely a representation of one of history's most famous women Cleopatra and is on display in the Galleries of Africa: Egypt. An iconic object in the ROM's collection, only three pieces of Ptolemaic sculpture like this exist in the world today.
    CollectionVideo     This granite bust is most likely a representation of one of history's most famous women Cleopatra and is on display in the Galleries of Africa: Egypt. An iconic object in ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
  • Iconic Ming Tomb
    Iconic Ming Tomb
    CollectionVideo       Legendary in Chinese history, General Zu Dashou was celebrated for his defense of the Ming dynasty against the Manchu invasion. The Tomb of General Zu Dashou (Ming Tomb) now stands in the Gallery of Chinese Architecture and is one of the Museum's iconic objects.
    CollectionVideo     Legendary in Chinese history, General Zu Dashou was celebrated for his defense of the Ming dynasty against the Manchu invasion. The Tomb of General Zu Dashou (Ming Tomb) now stands ...
    Royal Ontario Museum
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