New director Ngaire Blankenberg on challenges, strategies and priorities in her new role.
From 2008 – 2016, Blankenberg was European Director, Principal Consultant at Lord Cultural Resources, a global cultural consulting practice offering planning services for museums, art galleries, and other cultural institutions, working with president and co-founder, Gail Lord.Read More
Lord Cultural Resources, the world’s largest cultural professional practice, recently attended the launch of a new BIPOC Fellowship in Ontario, which has been developed by Gail Lord, president of Lord Cultural Resources, and Karen Carter, co-founder of Black Artists’ Network in Dialogue.Read More
Emerging trends in construction showcased in projects such as the Canada pavilion.Read More
There is talk of the implementation of a new Metis Nation of British Columbia (MNBC) Culture and Language Institute. Three information gathering sessions were hosted by MNBC’s Ministry of Culture, Heritage and Language.
The community engagement sessions occurred on Sept. 27, Oct. 4, and Oct. 5 via Zoom to discuss the potential of the Institute, as well as what members would like the vision and focus to be. A total of 54 community members across the province participated in the sessions, voting on a variety of ideas and options at hand. Ted Silberberg of Lord Cultural Resources facilitated the voting process.Read More
The Canadian Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai combines elements from the Canadian landscape and Arabic architecture to reflect the expo theme, Connecting Minds and Creating the Future. EllisDon was selected to design, build and maintain the Canadian Pavilion working with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, Amana, Lord Cultural Resources, Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti and NGX.Read More
Did you miss out on the blooloop V-Expo 2021? You can now watch the sessions on demand. There was a stellar line-up of speakers. Industry leaders discussed the latest trends and gave updates on major new projects. Gail Lord and Dov Goldstein from Lord Cultural Resources were part of a discussion about Niagara Palace of Power Day and Night – how attractions and heritage are coming together for greater success.Read More
Perth County council has agreed to collaborate with a local group working to develop a Huron Perth Ag. Science Centre in North Perth that would be geared toward educating kids and youth on all facets of agriculture. “It would be the first of its kind in Canada, so really a unique opportunity for Perth and Huron counties,” said Lewis, explaining the committee had enlisted museum-planning consultants from Lord Cultural Resources last year using an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant to conduct a feasibility study on the project.Read More
Assiniboine Park was founded in 1904 and opened in 1909. One of Manitoba’s most visited attractions with over 4.5 million visitors a year, the park is now managed by the Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) and is undergoing a major $200 million revitalisation.Read More
The City of Kingston is making strides to bolster its local arts community, unveiling the Kingston Arts and Culture Master Plan Wednesday evening. The multifaceted plan was a joint effort between local residents, the Kingston Arts and Cultural Affairs Office and Lord Cultural Resources.Read More
The developers behind the huge tower that will replace the existing Grand Hyatt New York announced last week plans to open up its elevated terraces to the public for events. The Public Art Fund and Lord Cultural Resources will develop a cultural program that will bring art installations, community events, and other programs to 175 Park Avenue, the 83-story mixed-use building proposed by TF Cornerstone and RXR Realty.Read More