July 25, 2018
A crowd of us from the Bank of Canada Museum took an afternoon to tour the CSTM and have a chat with some of its exhibition development team.
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.
June 13, 2018
Dora’s work is as familiar as the change that jingles in your pocket. In all likelihood, you have come in contact with her work while using coinage to pay for your morning cup of coffee.
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.
May 8, 2018
Operation Fish was the largest movement of physical wealth in history.
April 18, 2018
To distinguish the new production from that of 1936, a small impression was added to the reverse dies, creating a raised dot on coins struck from those tools.
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.