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November 1, 2014

Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt

1:00-3:30 pm. Saturdays in November. A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: November 1, 2014
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November 8, 2014

Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: November 8, 2014
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November 9, 2014

19th Century Pastimes with a 21st Century Twist – Embroidery Workshop

Many pastimes pursued by women in the 19th century are enjoying a resurgence in popularity today. Textile arts such as knitting, ribbon work, needlepoint, and embroidery as well as crafts like paper flower-making and even millinery marvels like fascinators are being explored by a new DIY generation. Indeed, peruse the crafts so meticulously detailed by the doyenne of DIY Martha Stewart and you’ll see regular reference to their roots in the 19th century.

In conjunction with Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century, the Museum is pleased to present a series of workshops celebrating those pastimes reflected in the exhibition, while reinventing them with a 21st century twist.

Sunday, November 9th; 1pm – 4pm.

Bata Shoe Museum — 327 Bloor Street West (at St. George)

COST: $60/$55 for BSM members.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 416.979.7799 x 228 or buy tickets online at www.batashoemuseum.ca

 
Date: November 9, 2014
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November 15, 2014

Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: November 15, 2014
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November 20, 2014

Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film: David Copperfield (1935)

To accompany Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century the Bata Shoe Museum is celebrating launching a new film series – Nineteenth Century Literature in Classic Film.

Comprised of classic Hollywood films made in the first half of the 20th century, the BSM is excited to present a film series based on some of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century. Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we celebrate the romance, mystery and adventure of 19th century literature in film!

Thursday November 20th, 2014; 6 pm – David Copperfield (1935).

All the remarkable characters in Charles Dickens’ novel come alive in this adaptation chronicling David’s exploits from youth to young manhood. Starring W.C. Fields and Lionel Barrymore.

Thursday, November 20th; 6pm.

Bata Shoe Museum — 327 Bloor Street West (at St. George).

COST: Included with Pay What You Can Thursdays!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 416.979.7799 or www.batashoemuseum.ca

 
Date: November 20, 2014
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November 22, 2014

Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: November 22, 2014
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November 29, 2014

Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: November 29, 2014
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September 17, 2014 – December 7, 2014

Dispatch: War Photographs in Print — 1854 – 2008

By comparing original prints with their reproductions in magazines, and in exhibiting other modes through which visual news is disseminated, DISPATCH reveals that taking a shot is only one step in the process of illustrating a war. Picture editors and art directors have always selected, trimmed, ordered and sequenced war photographs to suit their particular needs. This exhibition views these photographs not as windows open to the world, but as representations that are the product of changing editorial figures, aesthetic priorities and historical contexts. From Roger Fenton’s collodion plate photographs taken during the Crimean War (1853–1856) to Luc Delahaye’s images of the recent conflicts in Afghanistan (2001–present), the photographic representation of war has evolved dramatically in the Western press over the past 150 years.

Please visit our website: www.ryerson.ca/ric

Ryerson Image Centre — 33 Gould Street

 
Start: September 17, 2014
End: December 7, 2014
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September 17, 2014 – December 7, 2014

Harun Farocki: Serious Games I–IV (2009–10)

Harun Farocki: Serious Games I–IV (2009–10) explores the use of virtual reality and gaming technology in U.S. military recruitment, training and after-action therapy, revealing fundamental links between technology and violence in a time of war. Young recruits engage in simulated combat training, which barely differs from video games produced as entertainment. Footage is included from a workshop demonstrating the use of computer re-enactments in the psychological care of veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. As a large-scale installation, Serious Games focuses on the role of audiovisual culture in the spectacle of war.

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Ryerson Image Centre — 33 Gould Street

 
Start: September 17, 2014
End: December 7, 2014
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September 17, 2014 – December 19, 2014

Drone Wedding

In their ongoing investigation of the everyday impact of warfare, Toronto artist collective Public Studio (Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky) uses drone technology to provoke conversations about surveillance and conflict. Mechanized apparatuses visually record millions of images every day, documenting people’s lives, often without their awareness or permission. While surveillance has existed for some time, improved technology has led to greater consequences: targeted killing, collateral damage and the death of privacy. A catastrophic sequence of events often begins with a single image.

Please visit our website: www.ryerson.ca/ric

Ryerson Image Centre — 33 Gould Street

 
Start: September 17, 2014
End: December 19, 2014
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