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Newsletters / November 30, 2016
UNESCO High Level Forum adopts Shenzhen declaration and calls for a new compact for museums

SHENZHEN, CHINA — The High Level Forum on Museums was established by UNESCO to bring policy makers and the global museum community together to advance the role of museums in generating social, cultural, educational and economic benefits.

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News / November 1, 2016
Gail Dexter Lord in Toronto Metro News

In Is it time to charge for views in the 6ix?: Toronto expert pitches plan to charge for scenic vistas, Gail Dexter Lord says the City of Toronto should be capitalizing on the views created by public spaces and cultural institutions.

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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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Official Site Dedication Ceremony for the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa
News / September 21, 2016
Prime Minister Trudeau Dedicates National Holocaust Monument Site

On Wednesday September 21st, Gail Lord and Dov Goldstein took part in the Official Site Dedication Ceremony for the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa.

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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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Tools / July 28, 2016
7 Ways to Transform Museum Learning

How can you turn your museum into a 21st century learning institution? Start here by learning 7 ways to create successful learning experiences that attract and intrigue diverse audiences. Based on our publication The Manual of Museum Learning, 2nd ed. Edited by Brad King and Barry Lord.

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Projects / 2011-16
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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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