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

AAM 2019
Events / May 19, 2019
American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2019

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2019 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo will take place on May 19-22, 2019, in New Orleans. Visit Booth #1629 to talk to our team. Read more about our session at AAM on the link below.

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AAMC
Events / May 4, 2019
Association of Art Museum Curators Conference

AAMC & AAMC Foundation's next Annual Conference & Meeting will be held in New York City from May 4 – 7, 2019. The sessions for the program will discuss topics on internal and external engagement within art organizations and look at the possibilities and responsibilities of the curatorial role within inclusive and accessible engagement practices. Joy Bailey-Bryant, Vice President, Lord Cultural Resources, will attend the conference.

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The Future of Museums Sketch
Tools / April 17, 2019
The Future of Museums Sketch

Lord Cultural Resources was at The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2019, making a mural in real time based on what people think the future of museums will/could look like. Thank you to everyone who contributed to create this great mural. We are excited to see what the future will bring for museums.

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Fossil Prep Lab
News / April 12, 2019
The University of Michigan Unveils its New Museum of Natural History

This weekend, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History opens the doors to its spectacular new home in the campus’s Biological Sciences Building. The museum is deliberately and deeply integrated into this collaborative learning facility: Visitors can explore working laboratories, talk to scientists, attend planetarium shows, and enjoy dozens of newly designed interactive exhibits.

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Newsletters / March 29, 2019
Women’s History Month Wrap-up

For Women’s History Month, we took the opportunity to write tributes to many of the inspiring and amazing women we work with across the cultural sector. Our company's president and co-founder Gail Lord posted stories to LinkedIn all through March about mentors, innovators, and trailblazers our team has had the pleasure to work with or meet. Follow these links to find out more about some of the many women we admire so much.

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Digital Museum Visitor Experience
Tools / March 7, 2019
Defining Your Digital Museum Visitor Experience

This digital transformation has also had a fundamental, cross-cutting impact on contemporary museum practice from our approaches in collections, operations, and facility management to our need for new skills, audience engagement, income generation, and even how we now measure success. Read this article by Sarah Hill to learn more about Defining Your Digital Museum Visitor Experience Strategy.

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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

Cities, Museums and Soft Power
Cities, Museums and Soft Power
By Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg
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The Manual of Museum Learning
The Manual of Museum Learning
Second Edition
By Brad King and Barry Lord
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Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Manual of Museum Exhibitions
Second Edition
Edited by Barry Lord and Maria Piacente
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