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

Festival dell Diplomazia
Events / October 23, 2018
Festival dell Diplomazia in Rome, Italy

Please join Javier Jimenez at the Festival dell Diplomazia in Rome, Italy on October 23rd. Javier will discuss the new role of museums and cultural associations in "soft power".

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Tennessee State Museum
News / October 4, 2018
The New Tennessee State Museum Opens

On October 4th 2018, the Tennessee State Museum celebrates the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility. Lord Cultural Resources developed the Master Plan that made the new Museum possible.

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Soft Power Destinations Awards 2018
News / September 28, 2018
2018 Soft Power Destinations Awards

Lord Cultural Resources is proud to partner with Leading Culture Destinations for the third year to present the Soft Power Destination Awards. Created to celebrate the power of cultural organizations to influence and empower their communities and beyond; and to recognize the best from around the world.

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Newsletters / September 28, 2018

In this month’s Cultural News, our top stories celebrate the accomplishments of our clients! There have been new openings for the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Ottawa Art Gallery, positive feedback on the Draft Dallas Cultural Plan, and a surprise donation of almost 5,000 artworks for the University of California Irvine. Amid so many exciting new opportunities, we are also mourning the loss of the National Museum of Brazil after a tragic fire earlier this month. To learn more about the fire and how, going forward, we can protect our cultural capital view this Special Edition of Cultural News.

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Fire at Museu Nacional
News / September 13, 2018
Cultural News - Special Edition: National Museum of Brazil Fire

On September 2, 2018 a massive fire broke out in Brazil, consuming the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil. This Special Edition of Cultural News is a curated collection of stories about this devastating event and its implications to the field. 

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Strategic Planning Workbook
Tools / September 5, 2018
Strategic Planning Workbook

Action planning can be the most difficult part of the strategic planning process. That’s why we have designed the Strategic Planning Workbook to give you and your staff a guide to helping ensure your goals become reality. Download this excel template and put your plans into action!

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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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