Blog

  • March 15, 2016

    Decoding E-Money II

    By: Graham Iddon


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Exhibitions
  • March 1, 2016

    CMA Museum Enterprises Conference 2016

    By: Nicole Gurski


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • February 18, 2016

    New Acquisitions

    By: David Bergeron


    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!
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection
  • February 1, 2016

    The Gopher Hole Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • January 19, 2016

    Emergency Response and Salvage Workshop

    By: Patricia Measures


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • January 6, 2016

    The Digitization Discussion Group

    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews