Graham Iddon

  • 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
  • June 9, 2017

    A New Ten on the Block

    By: Graham Iddon


    In a modern twist, Governor Stephen S. Poloz took a “selfie” while holding a C150 note before meeting up with the Honourable Ginette Petipas Taylor for the main photo op.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • April 21, 2017

    150 Years Since Confederation

    By: Graham Iddon


    Canada’s cultural and regional diversity is a key part of our nation’s identity. However, it’s an enormous challenge to represent such concepts on a 7 by 15 centimetre piece of polymer.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • April 11, 2017

    Museum Reconstruction – Part 7

    By: Graham Iddon


    It’s a very flexible design and right now our graphics team is busy adapting it to a dozen different uses and formats.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
  • March 7, 2017

    Museum Reconstruction - Part 6

    By: Graham Iddon


    So how’s the Bank of Canada Museum progressing? Everything seems to be ticking along just fine, thanks.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
  • January 24, 2017

    Participating in Audience Research

    By: Graham Iddon


    Like us at the Bank of Canada Museum, the Canada Science and Technology Museum will be opening a completely redesigned facility in 2017.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
  • December 23, 2016

    Is That Blitzen on Our Quarter?

    By: Graham Iddon


    Well into my adulthood, I had assumed that the noble beast gracing the reverse side of our quarters was a moose. Clearly, I was not a terribly observant coin collector.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • December 21, 2016

    A Bank NOTE-able Woman III

    By: Graham Iddon


    Desmond truly exemplifies a Canadian who has overcome barriers, is inspirational to others, has made a positive change to society and in so doing, left a lasting legacy.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): News & Events
  • December 1, 2016

    Why We are Not the Currency Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


    But a few years before it closed, the Currency Museum officially became an arm of the Communications Department. And this was the crucial factor that would change the future mission of the Museum.
    Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us