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Lord Cultural Resources is a global professional practice dedicated to creating cultural capital worldwide.

Lord Cultural Resources offers a comprehensive range of integrated services including master planning, business planning, feasibility studies, cultural and heritage tourism planning, strategic planning, facility planning, functional programming, architect selection, interpretive planning, exhibition design, project management, training and recruitment.

Our cultural projects include museums, mixed-use developments, cultural centres, art galleries, science centres, world expositions, visitor centres, heritage sites, festivals, theatres, archives, libraries and gardens. Our clients are in all sectors including private and public corporations, foundations, governments and non-profit institutions.

    Cities, Museums & Soft Power
by Gail Dexer Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg

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Lord Statement on Destruction of Heritage in Mosul

Lord Cultural Resources stands united with the Mosul Museum and the global cultural community against the deplorable destruction of human life and world cultural heritage by the Islamic State. We fully support Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO in her efforts to convene an emergency UN Security Council meeting and the brave cultural workers who risk their lives every day in an effort to protect Iraq's cultural heritage.

Canada: Day 1 Travelling Exhibition Opened on February 16

Canada: Day 1, a travelling exhibition produced by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (CMIP), opened at Markham Museum, on February 16, 2015. Read more ...

Canada: Day 1 Travelling Exhibition at Markham Museum, ON
"Canada: Day 1" Travelling Exhibition can be viewed from January 16 to June 7, 2015 at Markham Museum, ON. Photo: www.pier21.ca.

Gail Lord Appointed Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government

Gail Lord, Co-President, was appointed Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Government. Read more ...

Gail Lord presenting at Alliance Francaise
Gail Lord accepting the Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) award at Alliance Française Toronto on December 8, 2014.

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Hands-On! Conference
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
October 13-16, 2015
Speaker: Gail Lord, Co-President

Americans for the Arts 2015 Conference
Location: Chicago, IL, June 11-14, 2015
Speaker: Gail Lord, Co-President

American Alliance of Museums Conference
Location: Atlanta, GA, April 26-29, 2015
Speakers: Ngaire Blankenberg, Priya Sircar

MuseumNext Conference
Location: Geneva, Switzerland, April 19-21, 2015
Speaker: Gail Lord, Co-President, presents on "Why Cities and Soft Power are Next for Museums" on April 20, 2015, 4:15 - 5:45pm

United Cities Local Government Culture Summit
Location: Bilbao, Spain, March 18-20, 2015
Speakers: Javier Jimenez, Ngaire Blankenberg and Lourdes Fernandez

Latest Books

Manual of Museum Exhibitions   Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Edited by Barry Lord & Maria Piacente

Art and Energy   Art & Energy:
How Culture Changes

by Barry Lord


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Cultural Capital Spring 2014

Our Spring issue of Cultural Capital newsletter dedicated to Exhibitions is online.
Get the PDF version or read it online.

Cultural Capital Spring 2014