The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is introducing “The Fed Experience,” a major new interactive exhibit that brings the economy to life.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
President Lacker will be available for brief Q&A on current topics following media tours.
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