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

American Alliance of Museums 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo
Events / May 6, 2018
American Alliance of Museums 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo will take place on May 6-9 in Phoenix. Included on this year's schedule is the panel "Encouraging Engagement: A Myriad of Methods" with Joy Bailey Bryant (Managing Director US, Lord Cultural Resources).

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Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2018
Events / April 9, 2018
Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2018

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2018 will take place on April 9 - 12 2018 in Vancouver. Included on this year's schedule is the workshop "Full Financial Fitness – From Revenue to Campaigns", co-facilitated by Kathleen Brown (Chief Operating Officer, Lord Cultural Resources).

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Joy Bailey Bryant to speak at the Tennessee Library Association
Events / April 6, 2018
Joy Bailey Bryant to speak at the Tennessee Library Association

Joy Bailey Bryant (Managing Director US, Lord Cultural Resources) will be the featured speaker at the Tennessee Library Association’s luncheon for Friends and Trustees in Memphis on April 6, speaking on the topic of “Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream and the Cultural Design of Libraries".

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Cultural News March 2018
Newsletters / March 31, 2018

In this month's edition of Cultural News, we're honouring Women’s History Month, celebrating culture building in Charleston, Austin, and Halifax, making our Soft Power Destinations nominations, and much more! Click through to read all of this month's news.

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Images: Bank of Canada via Flickr
News / March 8, 2018
Canadian Museum for Human Rights and Viola Desmond featured on new $10 bill

The first regularly circulated Canadian bank note to feature a human rights theme was unveiled on Thursday March 8thInternational Women’s Day. The $10 bill displays a portrait of human rights defender Viola Desmond, and on the reverse an image of Lord project, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).

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Soft Power Destinations Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open
News / March 1, 2018
Soft Power Destinations Awards 2018: Nominations Now Open

The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practice in cultural destinations.

Does your city, cultural organization, or district have a strong and positive influence in your community? We want to hear from you, you can nominate your own, or other exemplary organizations for consideration. Nominations close on April 6, 2018.

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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 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
Cities, Museums and Soft Power
By Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg
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