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February 2, 2023

Teaching art with currency

By: Adam Young


From design to final product, bank notes and coins can be used to explore and teach art, media and process.
January 31, 2023

Sensory Sundays

For Autism Awareness Month, the Museum will provide a sensory-friendly experience every Sunday.
January 27, 2023

Summer camps at the Museum

Bring your camp crew to the Bank of Canada Museum this summer. Check out our available programs, and book your visit.
January 20, 2023

New Acquisitions—2022 Edition

By: David Bergeron, Krista Broeckx


It’s a new year—the perfect time to look back at some notable artifacts the Museum added to the National Currency collection from 2022. Each object has a unique story to tell about Canada’s monetary and economic history.
Content type(s): Blog posts
December 8, 2022

Winterlude Weekends 2023

Winterlude 2023
From February 3 to 20, 2023: Join us every Saturday and Sunday throughout Winterlude for interactive family activities!
December 6, 2022

Money: it’s a question of trust

By: Graham Iddon


Photo collage, parking meter, old bank notes and an early bank card.
The dollars and cents we use wouldn’t be worth anything to anybody if we didn’t have confidence in it. No matter if it’s gold or digits on a hard drive, public trust is the secret ingredient in a successful currency.
Content type(s): Blog posts Subject(s): Economy
December 5, 2022

Surprise, It's Money!

Onsite program: See and touch an amazing array of objects that have served as money at one time or another.
November 18, 2022

A bank NOTE-able Canadian

Students will use the concept of historical significance to choose an iconic Canadian as a portrait subject for the Bank of Canada’s new $5 bank note.
November 18, 2022

The changing face of our money

Students will use a historical thinking approach to examine historical significance, continuity and change in Canadian bank notes.
November 18, 2022

Design your own bank note

Your students will research and choose their own iconic Canadian, theme, images and symbols to go on a new bank note.
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