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... Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes at Banting House: my first week

Have any of you ever wanted to work in a museum? Have you returned home from your visits to historic sites wondering what happens behind closed doors? What do employees at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada do during the mornings when the museum is closed? Let me take you behind the scenes! As... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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!

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.      ... Continue Reading →

Welcome!

Welcome to the Banting House Blog! In the early hours of a late October morning in 1920, Frederick Banting woke from a fitful sleep and wrote down 25 words that ultimately led to the discovery of insulin. Today, the house where he conceived that idea has been turned into a museum honouring the life of... Continue Reading →

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