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

MuseWeb 2019
Events / April 2, 2019
MuseWeb conference 2019

Please join us for MW19, the 23rd annual MuseWeb conference, in Boston, April 2-6, 2019. The MW (MuseWeb) conferences feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage.

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International Women's Day
News / March 8, 2019
Women's History Month: Help us celebrate!

For Women’s History Month, the team at Lord Cultural Resources— a global woman-led company—decided to give a shoutout to some of the inspiring and amazing women we work with. We’ll be posting responses all month, starting today on International Women’s Day. Tell us about the mentors, the innovators, the trailblazers, and the other talented, successful women you’ve had the pleasure to work with. Together we can make this month a celebration of women from across the cultural sector.

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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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Mandela: Struggle For Freedom Travelling Exhibition
Newsletters / February 28, 2019
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom – Coming to a City Near You

This month's issue of Cultural News features the North American tour of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom. This one-of-a-kind exhibition on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela tells a story of racism, oppression, resistance and reconciliation that changed the world forever – and continues to be relevant today. Read more about this and other news in the February issue of Cultural News.

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African American Cultural Center
News / February 1, 2019
Community Visioning for New African American Cultural Center Drew in a Crowd of Community Stakeholders

On the evening of Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the City of Long Beach and Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin kicked off a City-wide effort to create an operating vision for an African American Cultural Center, to serve as a community hub for African American arts, culture, and history. Over 80 residents and community leaders attended to provide input, ask questions, and hear presentations from Councilmember Austin, Deputy City Manager Kevin Jackson, and the consultants, Lord Cultural Resources and Environ Architecture, Inc.

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Longwood Gardens Fellows Salon
News / January 24, 2019
Partnerships and Planning: Fellows Leadership Salons at Longwood Gardens

Gail Dexter Lord visited Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania on Thursday, January 24, to engage in a conversation on cultural diplomacy in a changing world. During Lord’s time at Longwood, she discussed the strategic planning process cultural organizations around the world use to influence opinion leaders and improve communities.

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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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