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WHAT'S NEW AT LORD: NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS

AAMC
Events / June 18, 2019
AAMC - Management Webinar Series: Environment

This webinar is part of a three-part webinar series by the Association of Art Museum Curators. This session in particular will investigate internal cultures, and the ways in which they are impacted through how we manage and are managed. It will present methods in which to foster empathy amongst teams, consider self-care and establish boundaries, which can lead to more positive and successful workplaces. Joy Bailey-Bryant, Vice President, Lord Cultural Resources will be one of the speakers.

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Community conversations  Macon 2019
News / June 7, 2019
Here's what a conversation about art and culture in Macon sounds like

About a dozen community members gathered at the South Bibb Recreation Center this week to talk about Macon’s future. This gathering was the third community conversation in the last few weeks led by the Macon Arts Alliance that are supposed to help create a cultural master plan, said Julie Wilkerson, the executive director of the alliance. 

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Lonnie Bunch III
Newsletters / May 31, 2019
Lonnie Bunch III Set To Become Smithsonian Institution's First Black Secretary

This month's issue of Cultural News features the fantastic news that Lonnie G. Bunch III is set to take the helm at the Smithsonian Institution. The organization, a public-private partnership that has established and maintains many of the best-known museums in the U.S., unveiled its next secretary at a news conference Tuesday: Lonnie G. Bunch III, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will take over the day-to-day administration of the Smithsonian's 19 museums, 21 libraries and the National Zoo — among other operations.

Gail Lord, President of Lord Cultural congratulated Lonnie saying "Your appointment signals a new day for Museums in America and around the world".

“We are thrilled that Lonnie Bunch will be the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Just as he helped us to see American history through African American eyes, we are looking forward to the way that he will continue to open up "America's attic," sharing stories through the lens of all people” added Joy Bailey-Bryant, Vice President of Lord Cultural.

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Webinar Cultural Diversity
Tools / May 27, 2019
Webinar: Cultural Diversity: Understanding International Business Etiquette

From niceties to negotiations, navigating cultural intelligence on the global stage can be a challenge. Should you shake hands? Bow? Exchange gifts? Understanding the subtleties of business culture can make or break deals in new and unknown markets. Watch this webinar to learn how to negotiate and communicate with business people abroad. Kathleen Brown, Senior Practice Leader at Lord Cultural Resources is part of the expert panel. 

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CMA Keynote Speech
Tools / April 25, 2019
The Museums of the Future or the Future of Museums

Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder of Lord Cultural Resources, delivered the keynote speech for the 2019 Canadian Museums Association National Conference in Toronto on The Museums of the Future or the Future of Museums. Click the link to download the speech.

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The Future of Museums Sketch
Tools / April 17, 2019
The Future of Museums Sketch

Lord Cultural Resources was at The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2019, making a mural in real time based on what people think the future of museums will/could look like. Thank you to everyone who contributed to create this great mural. We are excited to see what the future will bring for museums.

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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

Cities, Museums and Soft Power
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
Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Second Edition
Edited by Barry Lord and Maria Piacente
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