Graham Iddon

  • 7 March 2017 Museum Reconstruction - Part 6

    By: Graham Iddon


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    So how’s the Bank of Canada Museum progressing? Everything seems to be ticking along just fine, thanks.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 24 January 2017 Participating in Audience Research

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Like us at the Bank of Canada Museum, the Canada Science and Technology Museum will be opening a completely redesigned facility in 2017.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 23 December 2016 Is That Blitzen on Our Quarter?

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Well into my adulthood, I had assumed that the noble beast gracing the reverse side of our quarters was a moose. Clearly, I was not a terribly observant coin collector.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 21 December 2016 A Bank NOTE-able Woman III

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Desmond truly exemplifies a Canadian who has overcome barriers, is inspirational to others, has made a positive change to society and in so doing, left a lasting legacy.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 1 December 2016 Why We are Not the Currency Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


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    But a few years before it closed, the Currency Museum officially became an arm of the Communications Department. And this was the crucial factor that would change the future mission of the Museum.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 15 September 2016 Decoding E-Money III: It’s hitting the road

    By: Graham Iddon


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    So what’s Decoding E-money all about? If you aren’t one of our several ardent followers (Hi Mom), a brief description is in order. It’s about the present and the future of money.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 30 August 2016 Gold Rush! and Mining the Miners

    By: Graham Iddon


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    Mining the Miners is our third temporary exhibition at the CMH (we reopen in 2017) and it is indeed about the Klondike gold rush. It’s always nice to be able to dovetail our exhibits with those of our host.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 25 July 2016 Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2016

    By: Graham Iddon


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    The second chapter of the author’s experiences at the 2016 CMA conference wherein he listens to speeches, learns about other people’s mistakes, eats more seafood and gets a lesson in Maritime weather.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 14 July 2016 Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2016

    By: Graham Iddon


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    The first day of the conference was for full and half-day workshops. I was up dull and early that rainy morning, swallowed a breakfast sandwich at Timmie’s, consulted my program guide and headed to my first seminar.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • 24 May 2016 A bank NOTE-able Woman II

    By: Graham Iddon


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    On 15 April, the public consultation to select an iconic Canadian woman to appear on a bank note closed. Over 26,000 nominations were received following the Bank of Canada’s open call—a great success.
    Content Type(s): Blog