Banting & Friends VI

In last week’s post, “A Very Busy First Week,” I mentioned Banting & Friends VI, but I didn’t talk about it in detail. To be honest, even though I was sitting at the registration table for most of the night, I had a lot of fun! First of all, the food from Aroma Mediterranean Restaurant […]

Behind the scenes: history matters

Almost a week ago, my Introduction to Museology class had the opportunity to visit Banting House National Historic Site of Canada as part of our learning about museums with vision. As I mentioned in last week’s post on commemorative integrity, museums – like many other organizations – benefit from being guided by a concrete mission […]

Behind the scenes: working with artifacts

On most days at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, I am involved in the exhibit design, graphic design or public relations aspects of museum work. All of these things play a part in creating an enjoyable and educational visitor experience. I tend to blog about this quite a bit. But what about working […]

Behind the Scenes: getting ready for Christmas!

Today is December 5th, and for those of you who like countdowns, that means it’s only 20 days until Christmas! Every museum has its own arrangements for the Christmas holidays. Banting House National Historic Site of Canada will be closed after December 21st, and will reopen January 7th. Today I am helping wrap up our […]

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and welcome to Banting House National Historic Site of Canada!  My name is Katrina Pasierbek and I am excited to be your online tour guide this summer as we explore the ‘Birthplace of Insulin’ together.  When you walk through the doors of 442 Adelaide Street you enter into a historical treasure of London’s heritage […]

Three Reasons to Visit Banting House

In today’s technologically-centered society, everything seems to come to you in your living room. Consequently, most people need an extra little push to get off their couches and explore the world outside their homes. So, in case you needed them, here’s three reasons why you should come visit us at Banting House.       […]