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About Us

Founded in 1981 in response to an emerging need for specialized planning services in the museum, cultural and heritage sector, Lord Cultural Resources is now the world's largest cultural professional practice with the successful completion of more than 2,200 projects in over 57 countries on 6 continents. The firm has earned an international reputation for sector leadership, innovation and excellence.

We are dedicated to the creation of cultural capital worldwide, the value created as a result of the maximization of cultural resources. Our mission is to collaborate with people and organizations to plan and manage cultural places, programs and resources that deliver excellence in the service of society. We distinguish ourselves through a comprehensive and integrated full-service offering built on a foundation of visioning, planning and implementation. We help clients clarify their goals; we provide them with the tools to achieve those goals; and we leave a legacy as a result of training and collaboration. Our clients are in all sectors including private and public corporations, foundations, governments and non-profit institutions.

With a network of offices in Toronto, New York, Mumbai and Beijing, we conduct ourselves with respect for local adaptation, cultural diversity and collaboration, embodying the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professional practice.

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Our Publications

Manual of Digital Museum Planning
Manual of Digital Museum Planning
Edited by Ali Hossaini and Ngaire Blankenberg with Gail Lord and Barry Lord
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The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations
The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations
by Gail Dexter Lord and Kate Markert
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Cities, Museums, and Soft Power
by Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg
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The Manual of Museum Learning
The Manual of Museum Learning
Second Edition, by Brad King and Barry Lord
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Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Second Edition, Edited by Barry Lord and Maria Piacente
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Art & Energy: How Culture Changes
By Barry Lord
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Manual of Museum Planning
Edited by Barry Lord, Gail Dexter Lord, and Lindsay Martin
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Artists, Patrons, and the Public: Why Culture Changes
by Barry Lord and Gail Dexter Lord
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The Manual of Museum Management
Second Edition, by Barry Lord and Gail Dexter Lord
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The Manual of Strategic Planning for Museums
by Gail Dexter Lord and Kate Markert
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