NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
OUR ROLE: MASTER PLAN, NATIONWIDE PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE PLANLearn More
DATES: 2008, 2011-2013
OPENED: SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
PERLAN MUSEUM OF ICELANDIC NATURAL WONDERS
OUR ROLE: EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENTLearn More
PHASE 1 OPENED: JULY 2ND, 2017.
National Holocaust Monument
OUR ROLE: VISIONING, INTERPRETIVE PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONTENT MANAGEMENTLearn More
OPENED: SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
OUR ROLE: MASTER PLAN, INTERPRETIVE PLAN, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT, EXHIBITION DESIGN AND MANAGEMENTLearn More
OPENED: OCTOBER 2, 2017
WHAT'S NEW AT LORD: NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS
“Many will acclaim this museum building as a wonder of the world, I acclaim it as a wonder of the mind” says Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder of Lord Cultural Resources.
After more than 10 years in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has opened, becoming the first Universal Museum in the Arab world. "Being a universal museum means that its collections are from the world's many cultures," explains Gail, "but the Louvre Abu Dhabi under the inspired leadership of its director Manuel Rabate and his Emirate Colleagues has given the concept of 'universal museum' a new meaning - one in which the humanity and creativity of all cultures is recognized as equal."Read More
We celebrate the opening of all galleries of the Bihar Museum on October 2, 2017 by the Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar, Mr. Nitish Kumar. Read more about the Museum's opening and exciting state-of-the-art galleries.The Telegraph India reports on the Minister's happiness with the Museum's capacity to showcase the state's invaluable exhibits, as well as the challenges faced in doing so. Read the full story.
First Post has praised the galleries' showcase of Bihar’s history, calling the Museum "world class", "a 'feel-good' destination," and "an oasis of calm". View pictures and read more about the collections and architecture here.
Holly Block, Executive Director of The Bronx Museum of the Arts passed away Friday October 6th, at her home in Manhattan due to Breast Cancer.
We had the pleasure to work with Holly on audience development in anticipation of the expansion of the Bronx Museum of the Arts.Read More
We celebrate the opening of all galleries of the Bihar Museum on October 2, 2017 by the Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar, Mr. Nitish Kumar. During the opening ceremony, he spoke of the museum as transformational, asserting the importance of the Government of Bihar’s vision for an exceptional new museum of international standards for the children and people of Bihar.Read More
The National Holocaust Monument will be Canada’s first national monument dedicated to the Holocaust. Located in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, the Monument will honour and commemorate those who were murdered under Nazi tyranny as well as acknowledge those survivors who were able to come to Canada. The monument is set to be Innaugerated on September 27th, 2017. And will be open to the public on September 28th.
This thought piece by Gail Dexter Lord and Dov Goldstein, reflects on Lord Cultural Resources' journey towards the creation of the National Holocaust Monument in Canada-- from the initial Request for Qualifications through to opening day. This includes the development of the right team, and concept, in order to strike a balance between the Holocaust's universal significance and the Canadian context.Read More
It is with extraordinary pride, and great pleasure that Lord Cultural Resources announces that Gail Dexter Lord was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada today. The induction ceremony was held today at Rideau Hall, and was conducted by Governor General His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Gail was named to the Order of Canada for her contributions to museum planning and management and for her work in supporting the cultural sector in Canada and abroad.Read More
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We work with you through visioning, planning, and implementation phases to create new cultural landmarks, weaving presence into the surrounding community.View All Services
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.View All Services
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.View All Services
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.View All Services
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.View All Services
We have extensive experience developing and renewing archives and libraries, transforming them into dynamic, engaging spaces and broadening their potential audiences.View All Services
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.View All Services
When projects involve multiple creative partners, we foster collaboration and synergy to take projects further. One shared success always leads to more.View All Services
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.View All Services
Longwood Gardens chose Lord Cultural Resources as its planning partner, because it was the only firm that could truly provide the depth and quality of comprehensive planning services that we needed to achieve our planning goal."Paul B. Redman, Director, Longwood Gardens
Lord Cultural Resources contributed an efficient methodology and a multi-disciplinary approach that made it possible to integrate the expectations and viewpoints about the Museum’s operations from representative spheres of the local society and the museum world in general."Juan Ignacio Vidarte, Director General, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao