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

MCN-2019
Events / November 5, 2019
Museums Computer Network Annual Conference

Hosted every year since 1968, the Annual Conference is MCN's marquee event and draws over 600 cultural heritage professionals from museums, historic sites and visitor attractions in North America and beyond. Attendees come from all areas of practice, from IT to digital outreach and visitor engagement, to collections, conservation, archival, libraries, curatorial, education, marketing, and more. A must-attend for all professionals in the musetech sector! MCN 2019 will take place in San Diego from November 5-8, 2019.

Sarah Hill, Senior Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources is presenting Culture, Cities and Digital Technologies – Building Strength Through Cross-Discipline, Cross-Sector and Cross-Country Collaboration.

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Gail Lord Presents at ICOM General Conference 2019
Events / September 4, 2019
Gail Lord Presents at ICOM General Conference 2019

Every three years the world’s museums gather. This year it’s in Japan. During the first week of September, Kyoto will be the city to receive some 3,000 participants to the ICOM General Conference.

Gail Lord, President of Lord Cultural Resources presented a session entitled ‘From Islands to Hubsthe Future of Museums’. Gail addressed the difference between districts, clusters and hubs, and presented examples of museum hubs and their significant impact on the quality of urban life, knowledge creation and the economy. The presentation was visualized through a Live Sketch courtesy of ICOM Netherlands

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ICOM Kyoto 20119
Events / September 1, 2019
ICOM Kyoto 2019

Museums as Cultural Hubs: the Future of Tradition

On 1-7 September 2019, Kyoto will be the city to receive some 3,000 participants to the ICOM General Conference. A flood of discussions and exchange of ideas on museum-related issues will sweep the city during the week. From excursions to workshops give you opportunities to engage with other museum professionals and enthusiasts and to broaden your experience and understanding of the museum world.

Gail Lord, President, Lord Cultural Resources is one of the speakers on the session 'Large Impact by Joining Forces'4 September 2019, 13.30 pm (Kyoto International Conference Center).

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New Green Gables Heritage Place Visitor Centre
Newsletters / August 31, 2019
New Green Gables Heritage Place Visitor Centre shines a light on L. M. Montgomery

The August issue of Cultural News features a new Parks Canada visitor centre, which officially opens this week at the Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P. E. I. The new centre opens up a world of stories about the woman who created one of Canada’s most famous literary characters.

The visitor centre focuses on the life of author L. M. Montgomery, whose most famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, introduced the character of Anne Shirley to the world in 1908. Anne’s bravery and charm, and her passion for friendship, imagination, community, and natural beauty endeared her to readers all over the world.

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News / August 29, 2019
New Green Gables Heritage Place Visitor Centre shines a light on L. M. Montgomery

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND • The new Parks Canada visitor centre at the Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P. E. I., opens up a world of stories about the woman who created one of Canada’s most famous literary characters.

 The Visitor Centre focuses on the life of author L. M. Montgomery, whose most famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, introduced the character of Anne Shirley to the world in 1908. Anne’s bravery and charm, and her passion for friendship, imagination, community, and natural beauty endeared her to readers all over the world.

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Soft Power Destinations Awards 2020: Nominations Now Open
News / August 28, 2019
Soft Power Destinations Awards 2020: Nominations Now Open

The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practice in cultural destinations.

Does your city, cultural organization, or cultural collaboration have a strong and positive influence in your community? We want to hear from you, you can nominate your own, or other exemplary organizations for consideration. Nominations close on September 15, 2019.

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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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