Media Advisories

2010

 
The Fed Experience

June 24, 2010

Opening of "The Fed Experience" Exhibit

Richmond, Va.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is introducing “The Fed Experience,” a major new interactive exhibit that brings the economy to life.

Event Details

Date: July 12, 2010, 9-11 a.m.

Place: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 701 E. Byrd St., Richmond, Va.

Who: Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker will make remarks. Other senior leaders of the Richmond Fed will offer tours of the exhibit.

Media: Advance registration required. Registration deadline for media covering this event is July 8. Email names of representatives attending the event, as well as any particular coverage needs, such as audio-visual or communications, to thefedexperience_media@rich.frb.org. Media parking will be available adjacent to the building. Use driveway entry from Byrd Street.

“The Fed Experience” uses a variety of lively exhibits, touch-screen technology and real-life examples to explore the growth of living standards, the importance of price stability and the Federal Reserve’s role in the economy. A series of videos features current and former Fed chairmen, among others, discussing the Great Depression, Great Inflation, Great Moderation and Great Recession. A successor to the Richmond Fed’s former Money Museum, “The Fed Experience” will open to the public July 13.

www.thefedexperience.org

Notes

President Lacker will be available for brief Q&A on current topics following media tours. 


Media Contacts

FRB-Richmond Media Relations

Jim Strader
(804) 697-8956 (desk)
(804) 332-0207(mobile)

Laura Fortunato
(804) 697-8196 (desk)
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)

Contact Us

Richmond

Jim Strader
(804) 697-8956
(804) 332-0207 (mobile)

Laura Fortunato
(804) 697-8196
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)