27 janvier 2011

New Exhibit Unveiled in Royal Ontario Museum's Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume

Time Magazine dress. Printed paper designed by Walter Lefmann and Ron de Vito, United States, 1967 ROM967.77. Gift of TIME International of Canada Ltd. Royal Ontario Museum © 2011. All rights reserved. TORONTO.- The Royal Ontario Museum has unveiled its newest installation in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume. Riotous Colour, Daring Patterns: Fashions + Textiles 18th to 21st centuries is a dazzling display featuring over 120 textiles and costumes from around the world drawn from the ROM’s extensive textile... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2010

Artists Explore Taliban Destruction of 5th Century Afghan Buddhas

Collected fragments from the destroyed Buddhas, protected/sheltered/saved, caves site, Bamiyan, fragments video still, 2010 (2008). TORONTO.- The Institute for Contemporary Culture (ICC) at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and SAVAC (South Asian Visual Art Centre) in collaboration with the 23rd Images Festival announce the opening of the new exhibition, Bamiyan (the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart), on April 3, 2010. This multi-faceted, contemporary art installation comprises an archive of photographs,... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2010

'The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army' @ the Royal Ontario Museum

Terracotta Soldier". ©Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, People’s Republic of China, 2009. TORONTO.- The launch of the 2010-2012 Canadian national tour of The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army was announced this morning at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). At the event, attended by media and special guests including The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, it was confirmed that the Government of China has named the ROM as the... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2009

"Les portraits de Vanity Fair : photographies de 1913 à 2008 " @ Royal Ontario Museum

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Joan Crawford, Santa Monica, by Nickolas Muray 1929. Vanity Fair, October 1929. ©Conde Nast Publications Inc. / Courtesy Conde Nast Archive TORONTO.- The Institute for Contemporary Culture (ICC) at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913-2008 from September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010. The exhibition, which garnered record-breaking attendance in its recent European engagements, showcases 150 portraits, including classic images from Vanity Fair’s early period and... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2009

La Galerie Schad de la biodiversité @ the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

Goliath Birdwing Butterfly. Image © ROM, 2009. All rights reserved. Inaugurée au Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) le 16 mai prochain, la Galerie Schad de la biodiversité permet d’explorer la diversité de la vie sur Terre et de découvrir la menace que représente l’activité humaine sur les espèces et les habitats. La galerie, d’une surface de 10 000 pieds carrés, présente plus d’un millier de spécimens, classés sous trois grands thèmes : La diversité de la vie, L’interdépendance de la vie et La vie est en péril.Des animateurs, des... [Lire la suite]
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