Behind the scenes: exhibit design

Good morning everyone. I hope you all enjoyed the (Canadian) Thanksgiving holiday! Now that the holiday is over and I’m back to work at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada, one project looms above all others: the new exhibit. We’re very excited to be creating a new exhibit to be unveiled for World Diabetes […]

Behind the scenes: a month in

Hello again everyone. Today is an important milestone – I’ve been at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada for a month! It doesn’t feel like I’ve been at Banting House that long, but I have learned a lot. Working with physical archives, giving tours, and drafting critical paths are all things I have never […]

Behind the Scenes: special events

Good morning everyone! I hope you’re having a great Monday. Today’s “Behind the Scenes” article is focused on special events. This past weekend we joined over 50 cultural and historic sites for Doors Open London, during which we encouraged people to explore the museum free of charge. Thank you to the 560 visitors who made […]

The Museum Intern: A Day in the Life

When I tell my family and friends that I am the museum intern at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada one of the first questions I am asked is, “So, what do you actually do?”  I have learned that many people are genuinely curious in the ‘behind the scenes’ life at a museum.  Explanations […]

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 […]

Artists of Banting & Friends IV

Interested in learning some more about the artists featured at Banting & Friends IV? Here’s links to their websites. Kim Atlin Patrick Giles Nik Harron Sandi McCabe Diana Tamblyn For more information on attending Banting & Friends IV, check out our event page. We hope to see you there!