Real Fake: The Mysterious and Ever-Changing World of Counterfeiting
Edenwald Library (1255 East 233rd St., Bronx)
Go behind the scenes with professional museum educator and collector extraordinaire Harley Spiller to explore how and why people trust the Almighty Dollar. Use a magnet detector, an ultra-violet light, and other anti-counterfeiting devices to determine what’s real and what’s real fake. Spiller explores the mysterious active ingredient in counterfeit-detecting pens and shares little-known secrets behind U.S.currency. Still, he doesn’t know all the tricks so come prepared to handle actual counterfeits and sharpen your skills of intuition and detection.