November 23, 2017
The Bank of Canada Museum Goes International
Every year the conference of the International Federation of Finance Museums (IFFM) draws museum directors from five continents to a get-together aimed at sharing best-practices and keeping up with the latest trends in the world of financial museums. This year was the Bank’s first opportunity to attend the conference with a museum in fully-operational mode.
October 23, 2017
A Curator’s Favourite Task
I have several key responsibilities to meet the requirements of my job. None of them is more gratifying than conducting research about the incredible artifacts in the Bank’s collection.
September 12, 2017
How’re We Doing So Far?
It’s all good, and we couldn’t be happier with our first few weeks of business.
August 29, 2017
Before the Erebus: The making of Sir John Franklin
August 16, 2017
The Canada 150 Bank Note: Making HistoryEvery visual element on the $10 commemorative bank note was carefully chosen to honour the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It showcases key elements of Canada’s history, our diverse culture and the rugged splendour of our land.
August 2, 2017
Unpacking the Collection 6
In 1934 the Department of Finance invited Emanuel Hahn to submit a design for a silver dollar to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V’s reign.
July 11, 2017
Our Grand Opening…
After four years of plans, worries, setbacks, successes and sheer hard work, the Bank of Canada Museum opened its doors—on Canada Day, right on schedule.
June 22, 2017
Museum Reconstruction - Part 8
The last few stragglers among our artifacts are ready for installation and the interactives and digital labels are bulking up with the final software and data, in them, so it’s all there, functional and looking fantastic.
June 20, 2017
Special ExhibitionsWhether they are from other institutions or our own exhibition team, special exhibitions are what keep a museum fresh. See what’s on now for the Bank of Canada Museum.
June 20, 2017
Permanent ExhibitionThe permanent exhibitions are the heart of the Museum. They tell the stories we want our audience to hear. Our permanent exhibitions are unique and the story is yours.