29 January 2018 - 22 March 2019
From the Battle of Trafalgar to Canada’s Arctic coast, the exhibit followed the formative years of Sir John Franklin’s career—illustrated with currency representing the societies he encountered on the way to war or to the frontiers of nineteenth-century European exploration.
6 March 2018 – 23 May 2018In the Special Exhibits Case of Gallery 1, we assembled a collection of recent and not-so-recent electronic payment system artifacts to complement our temporary exhibition Decoding E-Money.
26 June 2015 – 24 June 2016This temporary exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History featured a fun and compelling storyline of fraud, worthless currency and make-believe banks. A shifting backdrop of changing imagery illustrated the lively story of one “phantom bank,” while a fascinating selection of artifacts provided insight into the economy, the society and the people of rebellion-era Canada.
11 March - 24 December 2010Guests revisited the history of the Bank of Canada and its Governors as seen through the eyes of outside observers— journalists, cartoonists, headline writers, economists, politicians, government-appointed commissions and the Canadian public.
12 June 2009 - 10 January 2010This exhibit provided a glimpse into the early Bank of Canada through the lens of a master.
For a limited time, the Museum proudly displayed a series of Karsh photographs documenting the early years of the Bank of Canada.