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Money Through the Ages

Thursday, May 26, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

Organized by Nickle Galleries, curated by Marina Fischer

Money has a long history. Its development took thousands of years across the world. It has taken many different forms, from natural objects, to scarce metals and paper to virtual money. This exhibition explores the origins of money, cultural interactions and political messages conveyed in money, and numismatic art and design.

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Exhibition Events: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:00pm

Talk presented by Marina Fischer, Exhibition Curator

Money, during its long history, has taken many different forms - from natural objects, to scarce metals and paper to virtual money. This talk explores the origins of money, cultural interactions and political messages conveyed in money, and numismatic art and design.

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410 University Court N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada, T2N 1N4
Phone: 403-220-7234
Fax: 403-210-3075
nickle@ucalgary.ca

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