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

Cultural News December 2021 - BIPOC Fellowship launch
Newsletters / December 31, 2021
Bipoc Fellowship Launches with Support from Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, Toronto’s Deputy Mayor . . . And Monet!

The public launch of the BIPOC Fellowship took place at the immersive ‘Beyond Monet’ exhibition, bathing all 150 participants in a purple glow.

In her opening remarks, the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Honourary Patron of the Initiative, proclaimed “Tonight we are speaking of diversity and inclusion -- a new era has begun for the Gallery, Library and Museum sector in Canada. The impact of the BIPOC fellowship will be felt for generations to come.”

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Culture Break with Tracy Colunga
Tools / November 15, 2021
Culture Break with Tracy Colunga

On this episode Veronica Gonzales, Thought Leader, Lord Cultural Resources, sits down with , Chief Innovation Officer at the City of Long Beach, to speak about the development of the Latino cultural center project! Tracy rose from officer, to manager to Chief Innovation Officer through her 15 year tenure at the City of Long Beach. She has led the City of Long Beach Office of Civic Innovation since 2017/2018. Her passion to build a Latino cultural center is a culmination of being the granddaughter of migrant farmworkers and having a mother who worked a blue collar job.

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World Culture Districts
News / September 27, 2021
World Culture Districts, Spaces of the 21st century

Cultural districts are playing a key cultural and social role throughout the world in the twenty-first century. They offer an incomparable density of art and culture and have a profound influence on the development of cities and regions. "World Culture Districts" presents the first-ever overview of this phenomenon, featuring fifteen of the most important cultural districts on six continents. The range of different kinds of cultural districts and their respective influence on space and society is revealed, and essays by international experts such as Gail Lord, Adrian Ellis, Matthias Sauerbruch and Louisa Hutton, Vitus H. Weh and Christian Strasser shed light on current issues surrounding their development and impact.

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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

Museum Development in China
Museum Development in China
Edited by Gail Dexter Lord, Guan Qiang, An Laishun, Javier Jimenez
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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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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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