Graham Iddon

  • December 19, 2017

    Building the Wall

    By: Graham Iddon


    It’s basically an enormous digital tablet—the biggest one you’re likely to find anywhere in Canada.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
  • November 8, 2017

    Harry Potter Was Here

    By: Graham Iddon


    Imagine your kids nagging you to visit a great cathedral or whining, “Kevin’s family got to go on a walking tour of Oxford, why can’t we?” Oddly enough, this scenario may not as far fetched as it sounds.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • October 10, 2017

    Vimy–Beyond the Battle

    By: Graham Iddon


    I was taken aback to discover that it was not about the battle at all but, rather, was about commemoration…
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • September 27, 2017

    THE “BIG SIX”

    By: Graham Iddon


    The necessity of creating and adopting these concepts becomes clear when one begins to get a sense of history’s downright frightening lack of objectivity.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • September 12, 2017

    How’re We Doing So Far?

    By: Graham Iddon


    It’s all good, and we couldn’t be happier with our first few weeks of business.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
  • July 18, 2017

    A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


    So, despite the known health risks, I rashly decided to “do” London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) in a single morning. It almost worked.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • July 11, 2017

    Our Grand Opening…

    By: Graham Iddon


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • June 28, 2017

    July First, 2017: It’s Our Grand Opening!

    By: Graham Iddon


    Situated as we are on the edge of the Parliamentary Precinct, there could be no better time to open our doors than when tens of thousands of festive Canadians are likely to be milling around.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • June 22, 2017

    Museum Reconstruction - Part 8

    By: Graham Iddon


    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.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
  • June 16, 2017

    The Yap Stone Returns

    By: Graham Iddon


    For us, its removal from the Garden Court dramatically marked the Currency Museum’s closing. The big stone’s return now performs the opposite role for the new Bank of Canada Museum—heralding its opening.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Collection