March 15, 2016 Decoding E-Money II
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.
March 1, 2016 CMA Museum Enterprises Conference 2016
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.
February 18, 2016 New Acquisitions
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!
February 1, 2016 The Gopher Hole Museum
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.
January 19, 2016 Emergency Response and Salvage Workshop
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.
January 6, 2016 The Digitization Discussion GroupHave 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.