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  • March 15, 2016 Decoding E-Money II

    By: Graham Iddon


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    This has been an extremely challenging exhibition to develop. We are taking, for us, the unprecedented step of interpreting something that is not only current but continually changing.
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  • March 1, 2016 CMA Museum Enterprises Conference 2016

    By: Nicole Gurski


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    At the end of January, 2016 I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Museums Association Museum Enterprises Conference in Toronto. This three-day event focused on visitor services in museums, art galleries and even aquariums and zoos.
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  • February 18, 2016 New Acquisitions

    By: David Bergeron


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    In late April of 2015, the National Currency Collection finally succeeded in acquiring a Spanish gold cob—famous in legends and tales of pirates and their buried treasures!
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  • February 1, 2016 The Gopher Hole Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Though packed with carefully prepared specimens, this is not a natural history museum. No, this is a social history museum housing 47 dioramas featuring 77 stuffed gophers.
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  • January 19, 2016 Emergency Response and Salvage Workshop

    By: Patricia Measures


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    Although we already have a disaster plan for the National Currency Collection, Ms. McCraith offered some great resource information and suggested ways to update and improve our plan.
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  • January 6, 2016 The Digitization Discussion Group

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    Have you ever scanned or taken a digital picture of an old document or photo to make a safe copy or to send it to a friend or colleague? You probably have, which means you have taken on a small digitization project.
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