October 1, 2018
What would you ask a curator? Your chance was September 12, when the annual Twitter event #AskACurator Day took place on computers, tablets and mobile phones all around the globe.
August 30, 2018
A little grade 8 math revealed that, since our last full year of operation, we have increased Museum attendance by 91 per cent (pause while the audience claps).
July 11, 2018
We can handle around 350 people at once, so when we hit our maximum capacity, it looked like everybody on the Hill had dropped in for a little economic and numismatic education.
June 22, 2018
FIDEM…exists to promote an appreciation for art medals, hosting shows internationally and providing a forum for the discussion and publication of relevant information.
May 28, 2018
At first glance, you might wonder why a flower festival is a good fit for a money–themed museum. It’s worth a little history lesson to tell you why.
May 16, 2018
Our visitors were students from the Curatorial Studies Graduate Diploma Program at Ottawa’s Carleton University.
May 10, 2018
The new bank note featuring Viola Desmond provides an excellent opportunity to teach about the concept of historical significance.
March 27, 2018
During the break for the English school board, the Bank’s Currency Department teamed up with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to give visitors a chance to handle some modern counterfeit bank notes.
March 14, 2018
Even if you’re not familiar with Viola Desmond’s story, it will likely become clear that the theme of this note is human rights and social justice.
February 5, 2018
So we decided to provide some winter-themed indoor activities for families out and about during Winterlude who’d like to either warm up or lessen their disappointment at not being able to skate.