Tennessee State Museum
OPENED: 2018Learn More
OUR ROLE: STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN, STRATEGIC PLAN, MASTER PLAN, DESIGN REVIEW, EXHIBITIONS MANAGEMENT AND PROCUREMENT
National Holocaust Monument
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: VISIONING, INTERPRETIVE PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT
PERLAN MUSEUM, ICELAND
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: EXHIBITIONS, MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION
Dallas Cultural Plan
PROJECT DATE: 2017-18Learn More
OUR ROLE: CULTURAL PLANNING, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION
LOUVRE ABU DHABI, SAADIYAT ISLAND
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: CONCEPT PLAN, FACILITIES STRATEGY, GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
OPENED: 2016Learn More
OUR ROLE: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT, FACILITY PLANNING, COLLECTIONS AND OPERATIONS PLANNING
WHAT'S NEW AT LORD: NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS
Hosted every year since 1968, the Annual Conference is MCN's marquee event and draws over 600 cultural heritage professionals from museums, historic sites and visitor attractions in North America and beyond. Attendees come from all areas of practice, from IT to digital outreach and visitor engagement, to collections, conservation, archival, libraries, curatorial, education, marketing, and more. A must-attend for all professionals in the musetech sector! MCN 2019 will take place in San Diego from November 5-8, 2019.
Sarah Hill, Senior Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources is presenting Culture, Cities and Digital Technologies – Building Strength Through Cross-Discipline, Cross-Sector and Cross-Country Collaboration.Read More
Every three years the world’s museums gather. This year it’s in Japan. During the first week of September, Kyoto will be the city to receive some 3,000 participants to the ICOM General Conference.
Gail Lord, President of Lord Cultural Resources presented a session entitled ‘From Islands to Hubs—the Future of Museums’. Gail addressed the difference between districts, clusters and hubs, and presented examples of museum hubs and their significant impact on the quality of urban life, knowledge creation and the economy. The presentation was visualized through a Live Sketch courtesy of ICOM Netherlands.Read More
Museums as Cultural Hubs: the Future of Tradition
On 1-7 September 2019, Kyoto will be the city to receive some 3,000 participants to the ICOM General Conference. A flood of discussions and exchange of ideas on museum-related issues will sweep the city during the week. From excursions to workshops give you opportunities to engage with other museum professionals and enthusiasts and to broaden your experience and understanding of the museum world.
Gail Lord, President, Lord Cultural Resources is one of the speakers on the session 'Large Impact by Joining Forces': 4 September 2019, 13.30 pm (Kyoto International Conference Center).Read More
The August issue of Cultural News features a new Parks Canada visitor centre, which officially opens this week at the Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P. E. I. The new centre opens up a world of stories about the woman who created one of Canada’s most famous literary characters.
The visitor centre focuses on the life of author L. M. Montgomery, whose most famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, introduced the character of Anne Shirley to the world in 1908. Anne’s bravery and charm, and her passion for friendship, imagination, community, and natural beauty endeared her to readers all over the world.Read More
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND • The new Parks Canada visitor centre at the Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P. E. I., opens up a world of stories about the woman who created one of Canada’s most famous literary characters.
The Visitor Centre focuses on the life of author L. M. Montgomery, whose most famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, introduced the character of Anne Shirley to the world in 1908. Anne’s bravery and charm, and her passion for friendship, imagination, community, and natural beauty endeared her to readers all over the world.Read More
The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practice in cultural destinations.
Does your city, cultural organization, or cultural collaboration 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 September 15, 2019.Read More
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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
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"I can't tell you how it feels to be receiving this beautifully designed document with so much of the Rancho's future wrapped up in its contents. Thank you for all your wisdom and gentle encouragement to bring this to fruition."Freda Hinsche Otto, Executive Director, Rancho los Alamitos
"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