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WHAT'S NEW AT LORD

Hiring Diverse Museum Staff
Tools / February 6, 2017
Hiring Diverse Museum Staff

Learn about how to implement change in your museum and identify a pipeline of diverse employees.

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Newsletters / January 31, 2017
Centre Pompidou Will Get a $108 Million Revamp for its 40th Anniversary

PARIS, FRANCE — To mark 40 years since its inception, the Centre Pompidou, at the heart of Paris’s Le Marais, is celebrating with a year-long program of special exhibitions taking place all across France, before entering a two-year renovation phase slated for 2018-20, and estimated to cost about $108 million.

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News / January 6, 2017
A Great Week of Press for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights was featured this week in two great Canadian news publications, the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail.

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Janera Solomon
Tools / November 18, 2016
How to nurture an idea and finish a project

In this TEDx Talk Janera Solomon talks about the path to succeed in a project and accomplish goals. Janera Solomon is the executive director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a historic live arts venue in Pittsburgh, and has worked with Lord Cultural Resources in several projects.

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Case Studies / October 11, 2016
Cultural Programming Framework for Toronto's Innovative Urban Park

Once seen as a model of urban modernity, Toronto’s aging Gardiner Expressway has long been the centre of public debate. While the status of the Gardiner itself appears unlikely to change, that formerly moribund space underneath has now found new life.

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Soft Power TVO
Tools / August 15, 2016
"A Cultural Sleeping Giant" TVO's The Agenda with Gail Lord

Gail Lord joins The Agenda in the Summer to discuss the historical role of the museum in society, and what museums need to do to bolster their power.

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WE WORK WITH...

Museums and Galleries

We work with you through visioning, planning, and implementation phases to create new cultural landmarks, weaving presence into the surrounding community.

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Cities and Placemaking

We help cities build cultural spaces that draw on existing strengths and assets, allowing you to develop local geography, architecture, and artistic talent into a cultural tourist destination. 

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Gardens & Parks

Lord Cultural Resources has been a partner in planning and executing many parks and conservancies, botanical gardens, horticultural displays, living collection, and other nature-based cultural initiatives. 

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Heritage and Historic Sites

We approach each heritage and history project with fresh eyes, developing and executing plans that are uniquely tailored to the stories that each site has to tell.

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Science Centres

We help plan and create science museums with unique presence and style. We believe in drawing on local culture and context to provide visitors with meaningful, science-rich experiences that inspire and delight.

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Archives and Libraries

We have extensive experience developing and renewing archives and libraries, transforming them into dynamic, engaging spaces and broadening their potential audiences.

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Expos, Festivals and Events

We help design ground-breaking expositions and festivals that show off a locale’s individual identity and reputation to the world. We can assist with master planning, exhibitions, design, programming, and long-term tourism development.

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Architects, Developers and Designers

When projects involve multiple creative partners, we foster collaboration and synergy to take projects further. One shared success always leads to more.

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Other

Some of our most interesting and exciting jobs don’t fit standard categories. If your vision involves ideas not described on this site, or concepts that nobody has attempted before, we are intrigued! And we want to hear from you. Our experience and discipline, far from limiting a blue-sky project, make it much more likely to succeed.

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OUR PUBLICATIONS

The Manual of Museum Learning
The Manual of Museum Learning
Second Edition
By Brad King and Barry Lord
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Cities, Museums and Soft Power
Cities, Museums and Soft Power
by Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg
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Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Second Edition
Edited by Barry Lord and Maria Piacente
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