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CMHR
December 14, 2015
Canadian Museum for Human Rights wins 24 awards

The astounding success of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), the world's first national museum dedicated to human rights and located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, makes headlines. The Museum, designed by Antoine Predock, opened on September 20, 2014 at the city's historic Forks location and since then, it has won 24 international, national and regional awards.

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National Civil Rights Museum
December 10, 2015
Human Rights Day Marks the 67th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Sixty-seven years ago, the United Nations vowed to never again allow the atrocities of World War Two to be repeated. The nations of the world came together and wrote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaiming it to all on December 10th, 1948. Lord Cultural Resources is honored to have had the opportunity to advise many museums that celebrate human rights.

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UC Alumni of Influence
November 20, 2015
Gail Lord Winner of 2015 Alumni of Influence Award

Gail Lord, Co-president of Lord Cultural Resources has been honoured with the 2015 University College Alumna of Influence Award. The awards are made in the belief that the success stories of graduates should be known to today’s students and fellow alumni. The celebration of Gail's remarkable achievements was held at Hart House, University of Toronto, on November 19, 2015. Congratulations to Gail!

OMA Award of Excellence
November 6, 2015
"Manual of Museum Exhibitions, Second Edition", Receives the Ontario Museum Association Award of Excellence in Publications

The Manual of Museum Exhibitions, Second Edition, has received the 2015 Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Award of Excellence in Publications.

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Bihar Museum
September 7, 2015
World-class museum sets new standard in India

The first phase of the Bihar Museum opened today in Patna, India- heralding a new era in Indian museums. The museum, designed by Tokyo based architects Maki and Associates was planned by Lord Cultural Resources, who also did the exhibition design, content development and quality control for the exhibitions.

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Celebration Zone
July 10, 2015
Ontario’s Celebration Zone Will Celebrate the Best of Ontario

Ontario’s Celebration Zone, situated on Toronto’s waterfront at Harbourfront Centre, will run from July 10 - August 16 during the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games with lots to do and see for FREE, including nightly concerts, live entertainment, culinary showcases, kids programming and an amazing 400 foot zipline. It will celebrate the Best of Ontario!

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Magna Carta
June 5, 2015
Magna Carta Will Tour Canada in June 2015

As a part of the 800th anniversary of the 1215 sealing of Magna Carta, Durham Cathedral in England has agreed to loan a copy of the 1300 version of the ”Great Charter” and, its companion document, the Charter of the Forest for exhibition in Canada. Housed in jewel-like cases, the actual documents will be the centrepiece of a bilingual interpretive exhibit that will travel to select prestigious venues across Canada beginning June 2015.

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Pier 21
May 26, 2015
Halifax's Pier 21 Museum Reopens

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS, has reopened to the public after an extensive six-month renovation. Closed since October, the renovations are part of a $30 million expansion that will see exhibition space almost double. The official re-opening ceremony took place on June 25, 2015.

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Dubai
May 20, 2015
Dubai Culture signs MOU with Lord Cultural Resources to Develop Museums and Creativity

In May 2015, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lord Cultural Resources, one of the world’s largest cultural and museum consultancies, to drive educational training for Emiratis and to create professional development programmes in the field of Museum Studies and culture. Gail Dexter Lord, Co-President of Lord Cultural Resources signed the agreement, coinciding with International Museum Day celebrations.

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Beacon Municipal
May 16, 2015
Beacon Municipal Center and Exhibits Opens in Decatur, GA, on May 16, 2015

The Beacon Municipal Center, which houses the Ebster Recreation Center and gym, Decatur Police Department & Municipal Court, City Schools of Decatur Administrative Offices, community gathering space, and exhibits, opened on May 16, 2015.

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