• March 28, 2014

    Notes from the Collection: Notgeld, Emergency Money from Interwar Europe

    By: Patricia Measures

    Notgeld, German for emergency money, first appeared at the beginning of World War One and was issued until 1924. Through these notes we can see the entire story of Germany’s experience with out-of-control inflation between the wars.
    Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection
  • March 20, 2014

    Cleveland Museum of Art, Part 2

    By: Graham Iddon

    Upon entering Gallery One, you may see somebody standing on one leg and waving her arms in front of a flat screen. Should we call security? Nope. Here’s what happens next: a camera takes a picture of her, digitally compares the image to images stored in the museum’s collection, and comes back with an image of an artwork that most resembles this pose.
    Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • March 12, 2014

    Cleveland Museum of Art, Part 1

    By: Graham Iddon

    One of our museum development team and his partner chose to spend part of their Christmas holiday in sunny Cleveland. It wasn’t for the beaches that they went to the rusty shores of Erie but to enjoy one of the most advanced interactive museum experiences available anywhere.
    Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • March 4, 2014

    Three, two, one - In the Money is a go

    By: Louise-Anne Laroche

    On 19 February our newest travelling exhibition In the Money left the Ottawa area to start its journey across Canada. This will be an exciting adventure, not only for us at the Currency Museum (nervously monitoring its progress from afar), but also for the visitors who will learn more about our currency, its history and the technology behind it.
    Content type(s): Blog Subject(s): Exhibitions