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

Culture Break is back!
Newsletters / June 30, 2022
Culture Break is back!

Tune in to Season 3 of Lord Cultural Resources’ popular streaming video series to get the very latest commentary by thought leaders in the cultural sector around the world. Quick hits in under 10 minutes, “Culture Break” interviews bring you practical insights, emerging trends, and lived experiences. The first episode with Marc Morial from National Urban League is already out!

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Culture Break with Marc H. Morial
Tools / June 27, 2022
Culture Break with Marc H. Morial

Joy Bailey-Bryant talks to Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League, about its origins, how the concept of the Urban Civil Rights Museum evolved, and what makes it unique. Find out more about their new home called the Urban League Empowerment Center – one of the most significant economic development projects in Harlem. 

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Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day
News / June 21, 2022
Honouring National Indigenous Peoples Day

Every summer solstice since 1996, Canadians from every walk of life have come together to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. Today, we'd like to celebrate and amplify the voices of our Indigenous colleagues by sharing events and information related to Indigenous People’s Day.

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Juneteenth
News / June 19, 2022
Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Continue to read more about what Juneteenth is and what you can do to honor this day.

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What's the Big IDEA - Becoming a more inclusive museum
Tools / June 9, 2022
What's the Big IDEA - Becoming a more inclusive museum

Museums, like all organizations, are grappling with the need to be more inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible. Because museums are caretakers of cultural history and among society’s most trusted institutions, the moral imperative to live IDEA values is even more urgent. Read this document to learn the key takeaways from the panel discussion at the 2022 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo moderated by Eve Moros-Ortega, Director, Lord Cultural Resources.

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digital backbone
Tools / April 22, 2022
Building Your Digital Backbone

Technology allows arts organizations to tell stories better, to share knowledge, to understand audiences, and to increase operational efficiency. To harness the possibilities of technology, organizations need to understand their own internal capabilities, incorporate digital assessment into their strategic vision, and plan for future digital opportunities. Now more than ever, it is critical for arts organizations to adopt digital tools and technologies to improve their operational efficacy , engage audiences, and innovate new ways of artistic presentation.

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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

Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Third Edition
Maria Piacente
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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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