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The Museum Blog


January 31, 2014

The Adventure of Exhibit Planning II

By: Graham Iddon

As ideas and themes began to emerge from the research, the brainstorms and the content meetings, our next touring exhibition began taking on a tangible form. One of the first pieces of that research involved filming interviews with two significant Canadian bank note engravers: Yves Baril and Jorge Peral.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Exhibitions
January 27, 2014

Musée de l’Amérique francophone

By: Graham Iddon

Down the slope behind the City Hall of old Québec, attached to the 17th century Séminaire de Québec, stands a beautifully curved Québec Neoclassical façade housing the Musée de l’Amérique francophone. Ironically, given the building’s history, much of the Musée’s collection (acquired as early as 1806 when it was the museum of the seminary) is scientific in nature.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Reviews
January 20, 2014

The Adventure of Exhibit Planning

By: Graham Iddon

With the new year, we are right on schedule for developing our next travelling exhibition. Voices from the Engraver is number two in a planned set of travelling exhibitions that will keep our metaphorical doors open for Canadians while renovation keeps our physical doors closed.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): Exhibitions
January 14, 2014

Our Year Ahead

By: Graham Iddon

We here at the Currency Museum hope you had a fabulous holiday season. We know we did, though maybe a little too fabulous for some of us. As we crossed over into the New Year we had a chance to reflect on the year that had just passed. 2013 presented our team with some pretty big challenges and some tough goodbyes, but it also had some great new adventures and exciting new initiatives.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us
December 17, 2013

‘Twas the blog before Christmas

While we take our winter holiday this week, so will the blog. To keep our hordes of clamouring followers entertained while we’re away, we’ll give them another window into the personalities of the folks who work at the Museum. We’ve asked some of them to write about their favourite holiday memories.
Content Type(s): Blog Subject(s): About Us

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