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WHAT'S NEW AT LORD

California Association of Museums Conference
Events / March 29, 2017
California Association of Museums 2017 Conference: Influence and Action

Join Gail Lord, and Kathleen Brown at the 2017 California Association of Museums conference in Sacramento, March 29-31, 2017, and on Thursday March 30th, join Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg as they kick off Soft Power and California Museums.

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Soft Power Destinations
News / March 21, 2017
Soft Power Destinations - Nominations are open

The Soft Power Destinations Awards celebrate the influence and impact of a cultural destination in a city, virtually and beyond. Nominations are now open! Apply before May 15, 2017.

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Barry Lord
News / March 13, 2017
Remembering Barry Lord

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Barry Lord, co-founder of Lord Cultural Resources, pioneer in museum planning and arts management, and celebrated author.

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Chimczuk-Museum
Newsletters / February 28, 2017
Chimczuk Museum Celebrates Successful First Year

WINDSOR, CANADA — Windsor’s historical museum — housed on the riverfront jointly with the city’s art gallery — opened its doors Saturday with free admission to celebrate the first year with hundreds of visitors taking advantage.

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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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Art in Healthcare & Wellness Settings
Tools / December 30, 2016
Art in Healthcare & Wellness Settings

Significant research and initiatives have identified evidence of the benefits of art in health care settings. This resource cites these benefits, noting positive health outcomes across key groups in the hospital, including patients, visiting family members and friends, hospital staff and providers, and the public.

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Longwood Gardens
Projects / 2008-10, 2014-15
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Bihar Museum
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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